For good luck all year long, here’s what to eat on New Year’s Day. With bay leaf and dill, and no ham hock, this vegetarian version is Greek-inspired, not Southern.
Rio Star grapefruits are at their peak now, so this is the best time to tuck into this liqueur-infused frosty treat. The Campari helps the sorbet stay scoopable, but if you want to substitute it with orange juice (or grapefruit juice), or omit it entirely, that is fine.
Similar to Hasselback potatoes, this is a knock-out side dish made up of very thinly sliced potatoes nestled in a baking dish, seasoned simply with salt and pepper and fresh thyme.
Honey Bee Bars are a staple at the Willy Street Co-op, and a longtime customer favorite. Now you can make them at home -- this recipe couldn't be easier.
Butternut squash and Brussels sprouts are tossed in a garlic-chili-maple sauce before roasting, then served topped with sweet pomegranate seeds and creamy Gorgonzola cheese. The effect is a salad balanced with surprising flavors, something that would be a wonderful addition to the holiday table.
This is a fairly easy meal for two to whip up, but browning the pork chops in butter is a small extra step that makes this meal gourmet. Use a mandoline to make quick work of shredding the Brussels sprouts.
Here's a flavorful Mediterranean-inspired dish from the Willy Street Co-op's deli.
A Willy Street Co-op Deli favorite.
Here's a recipe for one of the Co-op's most popular baked goods, so you can make it at home!
Vegan, and gluten-free, this easy muffin is a popular snack or breakfast choice for everyone.
Another favorite from the Willy Street Co-op's deli.
With no sweetener, and just some spices to taste, this apple butter is pure, apple-y goodness. It’s delicious as is, but you can use this as a starting off point if you’d like to get inventive with more ingredients.
This hearty egg dish is lovely when allowed to cool a bit before serving, with a dollop of thick Greek yogurt and some torn basil on top. The recipe calls for 10 egg whites plus a couple of yolks, but you can use 8 whole eggs instead with good results. Serve for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
These cheesy, crispy, potato puffs are reason enough to make sure you have plenty of leftover mashed potatoes.
Lime and jalapeno liven up this fresh take on cranberry sauce.
Keeping cranberries raw instead of cooking them ups their tart flavor. This super quick salsa is great alongside turkey and the rest of the trimmings.
This is a simple and casual dessert that would be as nice for company as it would after a weeknight dinner. It’s very easily doubled (or tripled).
These muffins are light, fluffy and packed with pears, and are gluten- and refined-sugar-free and vegan!
This is a simple dish that’s a great way to use some of summer’s best produce. Try it at your next cookout.
Serve these hearty, garlicky beans with some good bread and a simple salad for an easy, people-pleasing, dinner.
No ice cream maker needed for this sorbet!
This is such a fast meal to get on the table. Chop the vegetables while the quinoa is cooking, stuff the peppers, then put your feet up while everything’s in the oven.
This substantial summer salad is a meal on its own. Tender, grilled chicken and blanched green beans are tossed in a lemony vinaigrette.
Braising in olive oil is the traditional way of cooking vegetables in Turkey. The long cooking time here intensifies the flavors and turns the green beans tender, and creates a delicious sauce that’s perfect for sopping up with fresh bread.
This egg dish is excellent cold or at room temperature, so it’s a nice make-ahead option for brunch, a potluck, or a weeknight dinner. You’ll need to flip it partway through cooking, so a nonstick or very well-seasoned pan is essential.
These crispy kale chips are delicious and addictive, but still good for you - the best kind of snack!
Duck fat provides unmatched flavor and richness in this simple roasted side dish.
If you’re going with fresh corn, choose firm, tightly closed, freshly picked ears of corn, you don’t want any dried out kernels. Frozen is just fine if the super fresh stuff isn’t available.
Perfect summertime cookout fare. The roast pork is succulent and the cilantro mojo is bright and spicy.
This easy omelet is delicious as is, but is also a great jumping off point if you feel creative or have vegetables you want to use up, it lends itself so well to improvisation.
The addition of coconut oil and chia seeds have the benefit of giving you a boost of energy and keeping you full longer, just what we all need in the morning!
Coconut oil is an excellent choice to use when popping corn: it has a very high smoking point, and gives it the most delicious, subtle, buttery and nutty flavor. Use this recipe as a base and get creative with toppings. My favorite is a generous sprinkle of nutritional yeast flakes.
This elegant brunch recipe for Eggs Benedict replaces the English muffin with a portobello mushroom, making it gluten-free and Paleo-friendly.
These grilled mushroom tacos are delicious, with avocado and shredded red cabbage - but the star of the show here is definitely this sauce. It’s cashew-based, with roasted jalapenos, garlic, and cucumber, and you’ll want to have it on everything.
Be sure to use Percorino in this salad for a nice, creamy dressing - other cheeses won’t work as well.
Rich and creamy duck eggs are higher in protein and fat than chicken eggs. A simple scramble highlights their flavor.
"I’m a big fan of smoothies. I keep sliced bananas and a canister of frozen orange juice in my freezer at all times for smoothies. Nothing quite perks up the flavor like a big ol’ scoop of concentrated 100% orange juice. I peel and slice ripe bananas into coins and place into a bag or freezer-safe container to freeze." - Melissa Reiss, Purchasing Assistant at Willy Street Co-op.
"I keep sliced bananas and a canister of frozen orange juice in my freezer at all times for smoothies. Nothing quite perks up the flavor like a big ol’ scoop of concentrated 100% orange juice... I peel and slice ripe bananas into coins and place into a bag or freezer-safe container to freeze." - Melissa Reiss, Purchasing Assistant, Willy Street Co-op.
This is a simple twist on potato salad, with a quick sauce of avocado, fresh dill, and lemon.
For a golden, crisp crust and moist meat, this chicken is first weighted down with two bricks, then seared for a few minutes and finished in the oven.
Cauliflower stands in for couscous in this warm winter salad that will please everyone. Zesty curry powder makes it a flavorful companion to braised chicken or baked tofu. Garnish with crumbled feta cheese if desired. Add cubed marinated and baked tofu to any leftovers and stuff into a pita for tomorrow’s lunch.
Get creative with these: you can squeeze your own juice, or try a fresh blend from the Co-op's juice bar.
This hummus is a vibrant bright pink thanks to the addition of steamed beets.
This recipe is a complete celebration of cauliflower, with crispy-edged roasted steaks and a creamy, intense puree. For a vegan meal, use unsweetened nut milk instead.
Juicy tangerines and crunchy almonds accent this easy vegan recipe. It’s gluten-free if you use gluten-free tamari, too!
This is a thick, rich pudding, similar to tapioca, but is so healthy you can eat it for breakfast. Ripe mango adds enough sweetness that you can even skip the agave nectar if you'd like. Chia seeds are high in omega-3 fatty acids, minerals, and antioxidants.
It's great to have a jar of this turmeric-honey mixture in the fridge all winter during cold and flu season. If you feel something coming on, stir a spoonful of it into a cup of hot water, squeeze some lemon in, and add a generous pinch of freshly gournd pepper. Turmeric is also known for its anti-inflammatory properties, so it's good for aches and pains too!
Loaded with fresh ginger and fresh turmeric, this drink is perfect for a winter's day and will warm and nourish you head to toe.
Many of us find ourselves short on time during the holidays with places to go, things to do, people to see. If you find yourself needing to prepare a dessert that looks fancy but takes less than an hour to make, look no further than these easy coconut cookies.
Many of us find ourselves a bit short on time during the holidays. Places to go, things to do, people to see. If you find yourself needing to prepare something fancy that takes less than an hour to make, look no further than these yummy, simply addictive, chocolate-covered almonds.