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Healthy Eats and Repeat

Highlighting Food, Recipes, and Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle

Lovin' Leeks

When was the last time you came across a recipe calling for leeks? In talking with our Small Farm's Educator, these veggies are gaining some popularity among Illinois growers. Expect to start seeing them more often! Leeks are a member of the onion family. Instead of forming a bulb like an onion, leeks develop a long, thick stem that can be cut and used in recipes. While still strong, le...

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Give Peas a Chance

Posted by Caitlin Mellendorf - peas

Green is popping up everywhere as spring arrives! This is also about the time of year gardeners can start their pea plants. And on that topic, do little kids still hate peas? With the information and the kid-friendly recipe in this blog post, maybe we can change that. As an old college club t-shirt of mine says, "Give Peas a Chance." (While there are other types of peas, such as...

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