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roasted delicata squash with spiced yogurt sauce

Roasted Delicata Squash with Spiced Yogurt Sauce

Delicata, acorn and other varieties of thin-skinned winter squash do not need to be peeled. The tender skin is completely edible and will add color, texture, vitamins and fiber to you recipe. Remember to thoroughly wash your squash before cooking! Serve on it’s own for a vegetarian main or an elegant side dish with some…  Read More

Delicata Squash Mill City Farmers Market

Cranberry – White Bean Stuffed Squash

White beans add a creaminess to the squash while cranberries give it a hit of color and tang. This makes a fine vegetarian entrée or a pretty side dish. This recipe comes from local cookbook author Beth Dooley from her recent segment on WCCO/CBS Minnesota, promoting the Farmers Markets of MPLS winter markets. Find local cookbooks, recipes and…  Read More

Sausage & Lentil Soup

Lentejas: Ancient meal finds a place in modern work week lunches

Originally published in The Journal on October 17, 2017. By Meet Your Vegetables intern Karlie Weiler During my semester abroad in the ancient city of Toledo, Spain, I tasted a variety of unique foods that piqued my interest in Mediterranean cuisine. My host mom referred to one of her common dishes simply as lentejas, or…  Read More

Top 5 Sweet Potato Recipes for Winter

February 22 is National Cook a Sweet Potato Day! Did you know that in 1943 Americans ate an average of 21.5 pounds of sweet potatoes each year and now we only eat about 4 pounds per year? Sweet potatoes are rich in vitamins, including vitamin A (beta-carotene), vitamin C, manganese, copper, pantothenic acid and vitamin…  Read More

Sausage & Lentil Soup

8 Tips for Increasing Fruit and Vegetables in Your Diet

Eating the recommended number of servings for fruits and vegetables can seem like a daunting task. The number of servings each person needs depends on his/her calorie needs. Check out www.choosemyplate.gov/ for more information on this. Getting in your fruits and vegetables each day may be easier than you think! So, what exactly is a serving?…  Read More

Vietnamese Rice Noodle Salad

by Market Chef Heather Hartman Serves 6 Ingredients 1 package rice vermicelli noodles, soaked in warm water for 10 minutes, cooked for 3-5 minutes, rinsed in cool water, drained. Note: some noodles may take more time to cook, some less. Make sure to taste before draining to see if they are done. The cool water…  Read More