Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup Created by Chef Sara Polczynski Makes about 8 cups, serving 6 Ingredients 1 can beans such as canellini, garbanzo, kidney; drained 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 leek, chopped 1 large carrot, cut into ½-inch dice 3 garlic cloves, chopped fine ½ pound yams, diced ½ pound hearty greens such as cabbage, kale, chard;

Whole Grain Pizzas with Melted Leeks and Veggies

Whole Grain Pizzas with Melted Leeks and Veggies Created by Chef Marguerite Grifka Ingredients 3 cups leeks, sliced and washed 3 cloves garlic 3 Tablespoons olive oil ½ teaspoon salt 1 Tablespoon mixed fresh herbs such as basil, parsley, cilantro and oregano 1 beet, roasted, peeled, and sliced 1 carrot, scrubbed and sliced 1 bulb

Veggie Pesto Pizza

Try this recipe for a fun, healthy family cooking experience! Leafy greens are abundant during this winter season and are delicious with this pesto recipe. Yum!

Garden Pizza

Garden Pizza Created by Chef Joe Pastry Ingredients for Pizza 1 package of whole wheat pizza dough (can be found in the refrigerator section at the grocery store) ½ cup to ¾ cup mozzarella cheese, shredded a variety of seasonal toppings such as cherry tomatoes, carrot slices, fresh herbs, kale, chard, etc. Tomato, Fennel and

Rutabaga Soup

Rutabaga Soup Ingredients 6 medium rutabagas, sliced thin 4 large leeks, chopped 6 sprigs of fresh thyme 4 cloves of garlic 1 yellow onion, sliced thin salt and white pepper, to taste lemon juice, to taste water to cover Directions 1. Sweat the onion, leek, garlic, and thyme until translucent. 2. Add rutabaga and cover

Fennel, Leek and Potato Pizza

Fennel, Leek and Potato Pizza Created by Katie and Carolyn De La Grave Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 large whole wheat blend crust 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/8 cup basil, cut in ribbons ¼ cup mozzarella grated 1/8 cup feta cheese ½ cup potatoes, thinly sliced ½ cup leeks, white only, thinly sliced 1 cup

Cream of Cauliflower Soup

Cream of Cauliflower Soup Ingredients 2 leeks, including 2 inches of green, roots trimmed 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter 1 celery rib, with extra leaves, coarsely chopped 6 cups chicken or vegetable broth (more if necessary) ½ lemon, juiced 1 head cauliflower, cored and broken into florets 1 cup fat free half-and-half

Eggplant Salad with Tomato Salsa

Looking for a delicious summer salad? Chef Patty tossed roasted eggplant, bell peppers, cucumbers, sauteed summer squash and leeks together and toppped with a fresh and zingy tomato salsa… it was a perfect blend of sweetness and spice!


Borscht Created by Chef Marguerite Grifka Serves 4-6 Ingredients ½ head cabbage, shredded or chopped 1 onion or ½ cup sliced leeks, washed ¼ cup diced celery ¼ cup chopped fennel (optional) 1 cup shredded red beet ½ cup shredded carrot 4 cups vegetable stock 3 Tablespoons butter lemon juice or vinegar, to taste salt

Cauliflower and Leek Whole Wheat Pizza

Cauliflower and Leek Whole Wheat Pizza Created by Katie and Carolyn De LaGrave Serves 4   Ingredients whole wheat dough (you can generally find this at your local supermarket) ½ leek, diced ½ cup cauliflower, diced and blanched 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded ½ cup cheddar cheese, shredded Directions for Pizza 1. Pre-heat oven at