It’s that time of year – party time! Barbecues, picnics, brunches, 4th of July, you name it. The heat of summer makes us want to cook outside and firing up the grill evokes the primal urge to gather round the flames with friends. So what do you cook that’s light, tasty, and will feed a … Continue reading "A Med-Summer’s Night Dream: Mediterranean Inspired Party Recipes"
As part of our summer party dishes series this month, we wanted to share crowd pleasing recipes to bring to the season’s gatherings. Community is a focal point of our family business, and we truly believe in the power of food to bring people together. One of the most classic appetizer recipes that’s perfect for … Continue reading "Herbed Dipping Oil"
This weather has me craving fresh, vibrant salads that are full of life! Does anyone else FEEL the energy they get from eating leafy greens and ripe, juicy tomatoes? Greens are some of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet. They are rich in antioxidants and vitamins and iron. They help to detoxify and … Continue reading "Greek Salad with Falafel and Quinoa"
A handful of Healthy Harvest’s Greek koutsourelia olives make a great snack on their own, but adding just a few to a recipe can completely transform its flavor, making it exceptional. Plus, they’ll add a boost of healthy fats and antioxidants. Related: Read what makes our olive unique here I love making veggie patties. You … Continue reading "Savory Lentil Pancakes with Olives"
As the 2016 harvest season comes to a close this month, olive production is reportedly down worldwide. Citing factors such as adverse weather and an infestation of the olive fruit fly, nearly all of the world’s top olive oil producing countries have shown a decline in quantity, despite maintaining high quality. “a 14-percent drop is expected … Continue reading "Smaller Harvest Leads to Worldwide Price Increase"
People ask us every week, “How did you get into this business anyways?” or “How did you even meet a family in Greece?“ How It All Started Ten years ago, while at a farmer’s market in Missouri, a Greek family browsed Karl’s organic vegetable booth, Healthy Harvest. After delighting in the taste of his produce, … Continue reading "Remembering Greece: How We Found Our Calling"
For the last three years, we have made the 12-hour drive to Ketchum, Idaho to meet with a local food buying club and give a presentation on the health benefits of pure, extra virgin olive oil. This year, we packed our trailer as full as we could and set out for the Sun Valley of … Continue reading "Healthy Harvest Travels: Ketchum, Idaho"
I just can’t get enough of acorn squash. While I’m roasting it, it’s so easy to saute whatever veggies I have on hand and then stuff the squash with it. Plus, it makes for great leftovers. Kale and Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash Save Print I just can't get enough of acorn squash. While … Continue reading "Kale and Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash"
As market season winds down, it’s a bit sad to think of not seeing our friends each week and not having an abundance of fresh, healthy food grown by neighbors. So, what do we cook in the winter when there’s a smaller selection of seasonal locally grown food? Well, we sign up for an awesome CSA … Continue reading "Spinach White Bean (Sausage) Soup"
Summer’s nearing it’s end, and while I gleefully look forward to the golden carpet of falling leaves, I won’t give up summer without squeezing in a few more peach recipes. If you’re lucky enough to live in Colorado, I beg you, don’t miss peaches from Morton’s or Rancho Durazno (available at the Denver Union Station … Continue reading "Peach and Goat Cheese Salad"
I have a confession…despite my love of healthy, easy cooking, I’m really no good at writing recipes. In our house, we just throw together ingredients without much care for measuring cups and precise directions. If we need some inspiration, we might look at a few different recipes and then wing it based on our preferences … Continue reading "5 Minute Mediterranean Antioxidant Salad"
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