Oven Roasted Summer Okra

Okra is one of my favorite summer veggies. I like okra more than I like tomatoes! Unfortunately, okra is often a misunderstood veggie. This recipe is the secret to getting flavorful and crunchy [...]

Market Bruschetta

When you shop at Western Wake Farmers Market in July you will see tomatoes everywhere! Locally grown tomatoes have so much flavor that you will not find in a store bought tomato. Assuming you [...]

Zucchini Ribbons

Zucchini ribbons and zucchini ‘noodles.’ You have probably heard all about them. If you have not tried them out, now is the time! They are light, easy to prepare and rich in copper, [...]

Melon and Cucumber Salad

Who says salads have can’t have melon in them?! This salad makes a cool treat for those hot summer days. The best part? Kids love it too! INGREDIENTS 2 medium cucumbers, peeled, seeded and [...]

Summer Corn Salad

Summer is here and we love all of the produce that this season brings us. You have recently seen the market full of berries, melons, corn, and so much more. Perhaps you have also been trying to [...]

Skinny Spinach Dip

Try this yummy dip by Michelle Stewart of the Meredith College Nutrition and Wellness Association! It’s full of market greens and herbs for fresh flavor without the added fat and sodium of [...]

Caramelized Turnips

Enjoy this cozy root vegetable recipe as a side dish to an equally comforting cold-weather meal. INGREDIENTS 3 cups turnips, diced and peeled 1/4 cup water 1 cube chicken bouillon (substitute [...]