Tagged: Vegetables

CSA: Decoration One Season, Dinner the Next

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College It’s finally here: the last CSA box of the year. Although this marks the end of our weekly CSA posts, definitely go back through them to find recipes or ingredients to change up your meal routine! At the end of the post you’ll find a link back to […]

CSA Week 18: Subbing in for Pumpkin

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Although pumpkin usually gets special treatment, it is actually part of the larger winter squash family. Besides being comforting, winter squash varieties offer many nutrients that make them excellent additions to any fall menu. Usually a shade of orange or yellow, the flesh of winter squash is rich […]

CSA Week 16: Nature’s Fall Candy

It’s officially fall! Although the weather has been strangely warm (I can’t say I’m complaining too much), the massive piles of Halloween candy at the grocery store is a sure reminder that orange and yellow are making their yearly come-back. A much healthier indication of fall is the produce selection in the recent CSA boxes. […]

CSA Week 15: Keep Your Snacking Fresh

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College As the workload gets heavier, I find myself relying on mini snacks throughout the day to keep me energized and focused. This week’s CSA box contains produce that make for great snacks! Cut up the sweet peppers or apples and place in a Ziploc bag to bring to […]

CSA Week 14: Gearing up for Fall Flavors

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College It’s mid-September. That awkward period when it no longer feels like summer outside, yet the air doesn’t quite have that autumn crispness to it. As much as I love wearing shorts and not having to carry around a jacket, I love fall and the produce it brings with […]

CSA Week 13: Spicing it Up

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College A word to describe this week’s CSA box is, indisputably, vibrant. See for yourself: So what’s in the box? The wonderful thing about the CSA box is that it contains all local produce. Every Monday, anyone who is signed up to receive that week’s CSA receives an email […]

CSA Week 12: Creative Combinations

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College This week’s CSA box is full of classic summer fruits and vegetables perfect for end of the summer get-togethers. Already started class or work? All of these ingredients would be great additions to the daily lunch bag! What’s in the box: 1 seeded Watermelon, 3 lbs Peaches, 2 […]

CSA Week 10: Easy Side Dishes

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Already week 10 of the CSA boxes and this week’s box was loaded with fresh vegetables with endless possibilities for recipes! It contained: 1 Melon 1 head of Lettuce 1 bunch of Cilantro 2lbs of Tomatoes 2lbs of Potatoes 1 Eggplant 4 Pickling Cucumbers 1.5lbs Summer Squash 1lb […]

CSA Week 9: Art of Roasting Vegetables

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Here we are in August, another week come and gone and the school year only weeks away. Although it may seem like summer is nearly over, this week’s CSA box is full of beautiful produce that will keep your meals tasting fresh and summery! What’s in the box? […]

CSA Week 1: Farm Fresh Recipe Ideas

  By Laura Judd, RD & Jennifer Kong, Nutrition Student Here at Sargent Choice, we feel so lucky that the BU Farmers Market brings fresh produce right to campus. Our first CSA box from Ward’s Berry Farm looks delicious and we haven’t even started cooking yet! This week’s CSA included: Strawberries, Red Russian Kale, Spinach, […]