Category: The Four Fresh Fords

Roasted Cabbage Steaks & Almond Butter Sauce

When you hear the word “steak,” the first thing that comes to mind probably isn’t cabbage.  We usually associate “steak” with beef or tuna fish or even beefsteak tomatoes (YUM!), but the concept can be applied to other foods as well. This past week, I tried my hand at cauliflower steaks (oh.my.goodness recipe to come!) […]

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Roasted Kabocha Squash & Cremini Mushrooms

I first tried kabocha (ka-BOTCH-a) squash last year when my husband and I were browsing through one of our favorite cookbooks – Clean Food. The recipe was for a stuffed kabocha squash, and it was heavenly! I love squash that I don’t have to peel (since that can be a bit of a pain), and kabocha […]

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Detoxifying Bok Choy Salad

As the weather warms up, I’m always looking for new ideas for light, refreshing, and detoxifying dishes. When I saw the bok choy and red cabbage in my Hometown Harvest bag, I knew I had to find a creative way to use them! Anything from the cabbage family (like the bok choy and red cabbage in this recipe) is […]

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Indulgent Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Shake

Chocolate-covered strawberries…for breakfast? Why not! When I was a little girl, there was a strawberry man who would ride a horse drawn cart around our neighborhood and shout, “Strawwwwberries! Strawwwwwwberries!” as he sold pints of fresh strawberries to us and our neighbors. I couldn’t quite say such a complicated word at the time, so my dad […]

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Hometown Voices: Quick Kale Tahini Salad

Join the Ford family, long-time Hometown Harvest customers, as they blog about their adventures in local, almost vegan eating. See how this family of four manages a mainly plant-based diet despite busy schedules and caring for their two young boys. Hi Everyone! It’s a been a busy Fall season so far: kids are back in […]

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Hometown Voices: A new spin on Mac ‘N Cheese!

Join the Ford family, long-time Hometown Harvest customers, as they blog about their adventures in local, almost vegan eating. See how this family of four manages a mainly plant-based diet despite busy schedules and caring for their two young boys. This morning, we received our weekly Hometown Harvest delivery.  I decided to whip up something […]

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Hometown Voices: Daddy Ford’s Inaugural Post!

Join the Ford family, long-time Hometown Harvest customers, as they blog about their adventures in local, almost vegan eating. See how this family of four manages a mainly plant-based diet despite busy schedules and caring for their two young boys. It’s Daddy Ford (@NearlyVeganDC), half of the dynamic duo with Momma Ford aka @VanessaFord5! Hometown […]

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