Last year, I had the honour of being a part of the Dare 2 Dream Sandy Loam Produce first ever Community Support Agriculture (CSA) program in Espanola, Ontario. On a weekly basis, CSA members as well as those of you signed up for the Holistic Lacey newsletter received a flyer filled with delicious recipes, tips and nutritional facts. I have decided to share this deliciousness to inspire, educate and encourage everyone to enjoy eating locally and seasonally, and to feel the difference for yourself.
Week 2: Lovely Leafy Greens GET THE RECIPE + WAYS TO USE LEAFY GREENS
Keep it simple! One of my favourite ways to enjoy leafy greens is steamed or sautéed and topped with olive oil, lemon juice, sea salt, pepper and cayenne or turmeric.
RECIPE: Fusili Pasta with Greens, Goat Cheese and Walnuts
Nutritional Tip: How do you get your calcium? The most common answer to this question is dairy products like milk, yogurt and cheese, or perhaps a supplement. Did you know that leafy green vegetables contain more absorbable calcium than dairy?