…where I use some of the lovely produce I found at the farmer’s market!
I am truly fortunate to live within easy walking distance of a pretty amazing farmers market. Yet, while I always enjoy my strolls through the stalls, I find myself feeling a bit overwhelmed and even intimidated at times. Not only do I want to buy everything in sight, but I feel like I should be eating so much better than I am – I mean, this is Mecca for a plant-based eater, right?
I see people buying all sorts of things I have never cooked with before– huge armloads of squash blossoms, kohlrabi or kumquats – and I wonder what they are doing with them. And the greens! I feel so inadequate when I stroll by the greens, knowing that I should be eating all of them all the time – or at least be able to identify them all!
Now that I am a plant based eater, I have promised myself that I will try something new each time I go to the farmers market – broaden my horizons a little bit and take my blog readers along for the ride.
I’m sure all of those folks with kohlrabi are making far more exotic dishes than my humble Farmers Market Lasagna, but I’m okay with that.
The trick to this one is to do all of your prep work up front. Once the vegetables and herbs are chopped, this goes together very quickly. Continue reading »