Peanut Butter + Dates + Honey = Love

Since there isn't a lot of produce coming in yet, we're filling the shares with lots of the yummy staples we offer, and that just happened to lead to a holy trinity of deliciousness in one share: peanut butter, dates and honey.

These three items each on their own represent dessert to me, and it feels like cheating to call it healthy food just by mixing in some oats. Okay, I'm in--cheaters always win!

Here's a blog with a nice looking recipe for Peanut Butter, Date and Oat Bites, and I would try this out using our Mound City Peanut Butter, Date Lady Dates and a touch of Hilty Honey (all of which I always have on hand, naturally). One thing I usually have on hand also is Patric chocolate, and I would venture to guess that a little nugget of chocolate in the middle of each of these would be a welcome surprise.

Show the kids (and yourself a little love by offering up some healthy and delicious snacks in the lunchbox.

Tip: Remove the tops from your root vegetables

Woo woo. Take it off baby! When you receive root veggies with the greens attached, it's important to remove the tops from the roots. The greens are edible if they're in good shape--yes, even radish greens--and don't think that just because they are wilted that they are not good. They are just thirsty! Why?...Read more


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