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Vegan Lentil Mushroom Meatballs
Makes 15 meatballs
Vegan, Budget

These are the best vegan meatballs I've ever tasted - made from green lentils, sautéed mushrooms, and breadcrumbs! This recipe is great if you have leftover green lentils and want to throw together a delicious and hearty vegan meal on a budget.

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Italian Ground Beef Meatballs

Try this budget-friendly recipe highlighting our Co+op Basic's grassfed Thousand Hills Ground Beef. These meatballs are a great addition to any Italian pasta dish and are super quick to make!

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Community Garden Grown: Liz's Tomato Soup Recipe
Vegetarian, Soup, Summer, Seasonal, Quick

A few weeks ago, I finally had enough tomatoes to make one of my favorites, tomato soup. I didn't care that it was 95 degrees that day - I was making soup. This recipe is super quick and simple, but is some of the best tomato soup I've ever had.

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Plant-based Miso Ramen
vegan, soup, Gluten-free

Try this soothing miso vegetable ramen chock full of local winter produce, including shiitake mushrooms, scallions, carrots, and radishes. This cozy recipe will bring you comfort all while incorporating those whole foods your body craves.

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Spicy Pork Ramen
Soup, Gluten-free

This spicy ramen is perfect to make on a cold weekend. This recipe walks you through how to slow cook local pork shoulder, how to prepare tasty ramen broth, and what local winter vegetables go great with black forbidden rice ramen noodles.

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Homemade Carrot Tomato Sauce
Vegan, Sauce, Budget, Gluten-free

This budget friendly tomato sauce is my secret tomato sauce. This recipe is best if started early on a weekend and allowed to simmer for a few hours. The local carrots will fully soften and meld with the sweet tomatoes.

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Local Western Bacon Sliders with Fried Cheese Curds
Local, Decadent

These are not healthy, but boy, are they a tasty time! Join me in my self-indulgent journey with these Local Western Bacon Sliders with fried cheese curds.

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Chicken Piccata Sheet Tray meal

This lemony chicken piccata is absolutely delicious - you'll have to try this baked version. This sheet tray meal is meant for days you just want to throw ingredients on a pan, step away from the kitchen, and pull out a ready-to-eat dinner from the oven.

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Spinach Squash Lasagna
Seasonal, Vegetarian

This special fall lasagna uses leftover local buttercup squash soup instead of the traditional tomato sauce. Just layer your ingredients and stick it in the oven to cook!

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Thai Green Curry Chicken

This is definitely my favorite curry recipe. It's brothy, full of vegetables, and the chicken is so tender.

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Four Easy Chicken Marinades & Rubs
Meal prep, Gluten-free

Shake up your weekly lunches with new spice blends that will transform your meals for the upcoming week! Try these four easy chicken marinades and rubs including teriyaki chicken, yogurt-marinated baharat chicken, coconut curry chicken, and chili lime chicken - a perfect introduction to meal prep!

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Huan's Chinese Cooking Class Meals

We recently hosted our 3rd virtual cooking class with meal kit! Co-op teacher Huan shared her recipes with us to create a fully home-cooked Chinese meal. Tomato Egg Drop Soup, Sichuan Style Blistered Green Beans, Smashed Cucumber Salad, and Fish Fragrant Eggplant.

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Huan's Shrimp Wontons in Chili Oil

When it’s raining and cold outside, digging into a steaming bowl of wonton soups is a sure fire way to warm the soul and lift the spirit. Wontons are one of my favorite foods in the world and that love was cultivated at a young age thanks to my grandparents.

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Darya's Ghormeh Sabzi and Tahdig e Nan

Ghormeh Sabzi is a very popular dish in Iran, and is something I grew up eating with my family. It is traditionally made with lamb or beef, but given that I am vegan, I made this with seitan! It is one of my favorite meals, and I am so excited to share it with you! I hope you love it :)

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Quentin's Choux a la Creme
Dessert, Baking

Choux à la crème (cream puffs) are a staple of French baking tradition. We eat them at weddings, family reunions, or every time we want to feel a bit fancy!

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Sirisha's Indian Cooking Class Recipes
Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Co-op teacher Sirisha joined us for our first virtual cooking class of the season! Paneer Makhani, Red Lentil Dal with Seasonal Greens, and Basmati Rice come together for a delicious and authentic Indian dinner!

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Quentin's Crepe Recipes
Baking, Decadent, Dessert

Co-op instructor Quentin joined us for a virtual crepe cooking class! Learn to make a sweet crepe suzette and a savory galette bretonne with ham, Havarti & egg!

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Lisa's Mediterranean Cooking Class Recipes

Local chef Lisa from Blue Dragonfly catering shows us how to create a sheet pan Mediterranean chicken (or tofu!) dish along with an orange olive oil cake.

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Pierogis with Gorgonzola & Bell Pepper
Vegetarian, Baking, Decadent

These potato pierogis are an exciting dish to make with a partner, kiddo, or your quaranteam. Make one batch and you'll have decadent pierogis for days!

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Beat & Onion Galette
Vegetarian, Holiday, Decadent, Baking

This savory puff pastry galette makes a fancy appetizer that is perfect for the holidays. This recipe is quick to assemble and uses seasonal and local winter roots!

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Homemade Soft Pretzels
Makes 12 pretzels
Baking, Decadent

Take your baking to the next level with these epic homemade pretzels. This recipe is a great project to do on a night in with friends or family! Plus, this mustard cheese sauce is an absolute game changer.

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Choritzo Tofu Breakfast Scramble
Vegan, Gluten-free, Soy-free

Our grocery department recently brought in a new brand of tofu - Pumfu! Pumfu marinates well and is very versatile, and can be used for sandwiches, stir-frys, scrambles and even desserts. We used the Chorizo variety to create a delicious vegan breakfast scramble!

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Pear Prosciutto Pecan Galette
Decadent, Baking

Impress your family with this gorgeous and decadent galette highlighting local ripe pears, artisan prosciutto, regional Voss pecans, and local gouda cheese.

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Apple & Pear Hand Pies

Hand pies make the cutest little desserts and can highlight any in-season fruit! These apple and pear hand pies are kid-friendly with no added sugar, no peeling, and super simple ingredients.

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Mini Cheesecakes
Makes 16 cheesecakes

Make your holiday desserts extra special with local black currant, rose, and creamy chocolate mini cheesecakes with a simple gluten-free pecan crust. This recipe uses cupcake tins and divides up the cheesecake filling to make three distinct flavors to delight every family member!

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Plum Lime Strawberry Popsicles
Fruit, Vegan, Kids, Frozen

This popsicle recipe is unique, tart, and is slightly slushy-like in texture.

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Red Banana Raspberry Popsicles
Fruit, Kids, Quick, Dessert, Frozen, Gluten-free

Yes, red bananas exist and we have them! These special bananas are creamy, smaller, and blend so well with raspberries and yogurt. You have to try this one!

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Holiday, Vegetarian

Try these decadent latkes for Chanukah this year! Made with local PrairiErth Farm potatoes, yellow onion, local eggs, a little matzo meal, and some scallions, these latkes are perfect when topped with sour cream and applesauce.

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Buttercup Squash Soup
Vegan, Soup

You have to try buttercup squash! Buttercup squash is such a delicious starchy winter squash that is absolutely wonderful for a creamy vegan soup recipe! Try this recipe with six simple ingredients, including canned coconut cream, onion, garlic, fresh rosemary and sage, and some veggie broth.

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Pumpkin Carrot Pecan Bread

This is the best pumpkin bread you will ever taste. The secret is roasting a local pie pumpkin and using sweet local carrots!

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Beef Stew

This hearty beef stew with local roots is perfect for the cool weather!

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Halloween Creations: Avomonsers
Snack, Kids, Healthy, Holiday

These avocado monsters are so fun to decorate for a healthy Halloween snack! You can make witches, frankensteins, draculas, spiders, or your own original spooky monsters!

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Halloween Creations: Witchfingers
Kids, Snack, Healthy, Holiday

This is a kid-friendly and healthy Halloween snack with just three ingredients!

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Holiday Mocktails for New Years Eve

Enjoying the holidays but don’t partake in cocktails? Try these amazing mocktails to ring in the new year right!

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So how do restaurants make their cocktails so great? It’s simple! Using simple syrup adds sweetness without being overpowering, plus you can infuse the simple syrup with just about any flavor you want.

Holiday, Seasonal

Homemade simple syrup, good quality liquor & holiday flavors all combine together in these delicious cocktail recipes from Common Ground Food Co-op!

Local Cheese Curd & Tomato Panzanella Salad
Vegetarian, Local, Seasonal, Salad

Cheese curds are back! After a long hiatus, we have cheese curds from local farm Marcoot Jersey Creamery! This tomato, cucumber, and cheese curd panzanella salad is topped off with a simple red wine vinaigrette making it the perfect blend of light vegetables and decadent cheese curds.

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Game Day Hot Bean Dip
Vegetarian, Decadent, Seasonal, Dips

This hot and cheesy bean dip is the perfect savory snack for when you're watching the game or hanging out! This recipe was my favorite dip to eat as a kid and is an adaptation of my mom's recipe.

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Purple Mashed Potatoes

Want to make mashed potatoes more special for the holidays? Use local purple mashed potatoes from PrairiErth Farm! It makes a pretty lavender-colored mashed potatoes. Leave the skins on and boil the potatoes whole to keep more of the color.

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are so nutritious, don't waste them! While you're roasting your pumpkin, you might as well roast the seeds too!

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