Tales from the organic co-op…….

We feed Parker a blenderized diet made up from as much organics as we can afford. You can read more about it here.

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Every other Saturday I make my way to Provo to pick up our co-op order.

I’m working to find the funds to make this a weekly adventure, but until then every other week will have to do.

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The strawberries didn’t even make through the day. Yet another reason to try and make this co-op a weekly event.

This week’s haul was fantastic as usual.

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Apples and Pears. Gorgeous!

As soon as I get home I wash everything up and do all the chopping, etc. so that it is ready to use straight out of the fridge.


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Beets, baby. Did you know you can cook up both the beet greens as well as the actual beet?

Yup.


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Cleaning up the lettuce. I had people already putting in their sandwich orders WITH lettuce, please.


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Rainbow chard. Spring must be coming!


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Washed, chopped and ready to grab and go! (celery and cauliflower)


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Picked up some whole wheat fruit bars too.   Need to find me a recipe for these.  They have dried cranberries and raw sunflower seeds in them.


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A near by grocery store was having a killer deal on extra lean hamburger meat. So killer that you had to wait in line and were limited to only 10 pounds.

Drat.


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I sauteed up the rainbow chard, beets, and beet greens in lots of olive oil until tender.


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Popped them into the Vita-Mix for Parker to have the next week!


If you are lucky enough to find some rainbow swiss chard in the grocery store be sure to buy a bunch.   Bring it home and wash it up.  Then chop it up and saute it in olive oil with fresh garlic.  Top it off with some sea salt and maybe a bit of fresh lemon juice.    If you love fresh spinach, chances are you’ll like this too!

PS:  I almost forgot.

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No bits or pieces went to waste.  Instead they all went to compost.

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