Our first vegetable box from Full Circle arrived first thing Monday morning, as promised.
In hindsight, this was probably too much leafy greens, as they all require cooking. It may be tempting to eat the spinach raw, but others suggest the nutrients are better assimilated when lightly cooked (particularly with fats).
The avocado is rock hard even 3 days later, but I guess I can’t complain for getting one in December in Seattle. Same goes for the satsumas, which are delicious.
Too bad they cut the leaves off of the beets, they are equally nutritious and can be prepared as a side to accompany the beets.
Despite some minor complaints, it’s great to get fresh organic vegetables delivered to your doorstep. Why did it take us so long to do this?
To get the most bang out of your buck, it’s important to revive any vegetables that appear wilted and store them in a sealed container. Add some paper towels to the bottom of the container to soak up any water that remains from washing.
Now it’s time to figure out what to do this all these veggies! I guess that’s the fun part. Again, I’ve looked to Health-Bent for inspiration.
Check back here every Sunday for our picks and favorite parts from the week!
Ray’s Pick: Health Bent – Paleo Style Recipes
Jen’s Pick: Most Powerful Photos from 2011
- We checked out Ignite Seattle 16 at the King Cat Theater last Wednesday. The premise of Ignite – “Enlighten us, but make it quick”.
- We signed up for a weekly produce box from Full Circle Farms. Expect a full recap on how we make the most of our order this week!
- Good eats from the week:
BBQ pork ribs and roasted potatoes stuffed with butter and arugula
Paleo Cuban Sandwich