Entries by Lindsay Denny

Autumn Slaw

This easy, side dish features bright color and flavor and comes together in minutes. It’s also a great make ahead dish, which makes it perfect for your Thanksgiving table! Ingredients 1/2 bunch Tuscan kale 8 large Brussels sprouts 3 cups shredded red cabbage 1 medium carrot, shredded 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar […]

Thanksgiving Inspired Turkey Meatballs

These meatballs wrap the flavors of the holidays into one tasty little bite. They will make the perfect entrée to a weeknight dinner or be the star appetizer of your holiday party. Not to mention, they’re full of healthy, good-for-you ingredients! Ingredients 1 lb ground turkey 2/3 c breadcrumbs 1/3 c cranberries (roughly chopped) ½ […]

Easy Two-Pan Vegetable Radiatori

This is the perfect dish to cozy up to on a crisp fall evening. It is light yet satisfying and full of healthy feel-good veggies. It is sure to please even your toughest critics. Ingredients 1-pound semonlina radiatori (or choose your favorite pasta) 1-pint cherry tomatoes (halved) 1 cup sugar snap peas (with the ends […]

Autumn Lettuce Wraps

These lettuce wraps pack loads of fall flavor into one small package. The savory sausage, sweet butternut squash, and fragrant thyme and sage make for a wonderful autumnal flavored meal. This dish is sure to make you, your family, and your belly, very happy.   Ingredients 1 head lettuce (green, bib, or butter work best) […]

Ricotta and Goat Cheese Pizza with Roasted Fall Vegetables

September means fall is approaching. And fall approaching means enjoying the delectable vegetables that come into season during this time of year. Lovely in-season butternut squash is the star of this tantalizing pizza atop a ricotta and goat cheese melty masterpiece.   Ingredients Phyllo Dough or Pre-made Pizza Dough, thawed (I used phyllo dough however […]

Local Vendor Profile – Red Root & Co.

Corey MacDonald and her team at Red Root & Co. are doing something truly unique. Using high quality ingredients from the garden and the forest, they blend tradition and innovation just for your palate. Their delightful herbal infusions are delicious and nourishing. Corey: We use whole botanicals (no juices or extracts), honey to lightly sweeten, […]

Pad Thai with Spaghetti Squash

Autumn is prime time squash season. Why not turn the beautiful vegetable into a crave-worthy pad thai? This recipe is the perfect dish to cuddle up to on a crisp fall evening. It’s a much healthier version of your favorite takeout order, and is nut free for those with allergies! With some simple substitutions it […]

Whole-Wheat Creamy Pumpkin Pasta with Sausage and Kale

October means fall and fall means everything pumpkin. Add it to pasta in this recipe and enjoy the splendid autumnal combination that is pumpkin, rosemary, andthyme. It is a feel good dish that will leave your belly full and your family happy!   Ingredients 1 lb whole wheat chiocciole pasta 1 lb pork sausage without […]

October is Virginia Wine Month

Virginia is the second largest wine producer in the South, thanks to exponential growth over the last few decades. Though the state has been growing wine grapes since the earliest colonial settlements, its reputation as a major wine producer is a relatively recent phenomenon, bolstered in part by major investments from big names like Jean […]

No Tricks, Just Treats!

We love Halloween here at the Co-op. The changing leaves, beautiful fall weather, costumes, and plenty of candy. What we don’t love? Artificial sweeteners and coloring, high-fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated oils . . . all common ingredients in popular Halloween candies. Now that’s spooky. But it wouldn’t be Halloween without candy, so stop by and […]