Recipe By: Kelley Dillon and Jenny Breen
Whole foods are those that have undergone minimal processing and have no additives or other artificial substances. They are nutrient dense meaning they provide vitamins, minerals, and other health- promoting compounds with little added sugars, saturated fat, or sodium.
Nutrient dense food is the foundation of a healthy eating pattern and is recommended to maintain good health and prevent disease. The locally sourced items found in your CSA box can not only benefit individual health but also promote environmental and economic health in the community.
Eggs - Mix of producers
Excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids which are good for brain health and development
Romaine - Barry's Cherries - Staples, MN
Excellent source of vitamin A which is important for vision and eye health
Beets - Kleinschmidt Farms - Staples, MN
Rich in folate (vitamin B9) which is important for cell growth and function
Kohlrabi - Kleinschmidt Farms - Staples, MN
Excellent source of vitamin C which is important for immune function and skin health
Napa Cabbage - Kleinschmidt Farms - Staples, MN
Excellent source of calcium which is necessary to build and maintain strong bones
Asparagus - Boys-N-Berries - Brainerd, MN
Good source of iron which is responsible for the transport of oxygen in the body
This recipe featured a number of items from our Eat Well, Be Well CSA Box.