Blog Posts - Swiss Chard



A November Surprise: Eggplant & Swiss Chard Gratin

It is no secret that the whole country is having a warmer than usual autumn.  Where I live, we have not even had our first freeze yet.  I'm not sure I ever remember being this far into the month of November without having experienced at lea...
by A Cooking Life on Nov 8, 2016

Soup for a Cool Autumn Day—Yellow Split Pea with Autumn Squash & Greens

A couple of posts back I wrote about the special foods that can be made during this curious bend in the year when late summer and early autumn produce occupy the same stalls at the farmers' market.  Before that moment is over, I wanted to squeez...
by A Cooking Life on Sep 27, 2016

Savory Summer Galette with Ricotta, Vine-Ripened Tomatoes & Swiss Chard

We have been enjoying evening meals that feature Swiss chard at least once a week this summer.  The chard at the farmers' market has been so beautiful that I have not been able to pass it up.  I guess it's a good thing that chard is so vers...
by A Cooking Life on Jul 31, 2016

Summer Lasagne...with Swiss Chard, Corn Pesto & Italian Sausage

I never cease to be amazed at the serendipitous way in which a delicious recipe can come together.  Case in point:  Recently, while purchasing dried pasta at the grocery store, I grabbed a box of no-boil lasagne noodles.  I was thinkin...
by A Cooking Life on Jul 15, 2016

Swiss Chard & Sausage Pizza with Sweet Potatoes...or Squash....or Ricotta...

In a free moment last week I was trying to catch up with some of my food magazines.  As the dinner hour approached I happened upon a delicious looking Swiss Chard & Italian Sausage pizza in Bon Appetit.   I decided that that would...
by A Cooking Life on Nov 29, 2015

Jual Benih Chard Bright Lights Murah isi 10 Benih

Jual Benih Chard Bright Lights Murah isi 10 Benih Chard Bright Lights adalah jenis sayuran batang yang memiliki warna seperti pelangi, kemungkinan ada 7 warna berbeda pada batangnya dimana setiap batang memiliki 1 warna, daun Chard Bright Lights juga...

Ravioli Nudi

With sage-infused browned butter and crispy sage leaves....If you shop at your local farmers' market...or are a member of a CSA...right about now your refrigerator is filled to overflowing with greens....  Spinach, arugula, young kale, chard...
by A Cooking Life on May 31, 2015

“Tastes Like Pizza” Breakfast Hash Recipe

I know parents aren’t supposed to serve a food and expect the children won’t like it, but I totally had this one pegged as an “adult only” meal and had a backup plan for breakfast for the kids. We’re eating grain-free ri...
by Kitchen Stewardship on Mar 3, 2015

Beans & Greens in Broth with Italian Sausage & Orecchiette

Sometimes necessity produces meals that are merely edible.  These meals might be filling and nourishing, but in the end, they are (mercifully) not terribly memorable.  On the other hand, there are those—hopefully more frequent—occasions...
by A Cooking Life on Jan 8, 2015

Quinoa Lentil Swiss Chard Soup

When it comes to super foods, quinoa is most definitely a winner, at least  in my book.  Quinoa is full of nutrition, is a great source of protein and is so versatile that it works in a variety of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Veg Inspirations on Dec 16, 2014

Spring Salad with Asparagus, Halloumi, and Homemade Aioli

Spring is here! Nothing can possible spoil my mood, especially not now that spring salads are on the menu. The air is warmer, the birds are singing, the buds are blooming. It's a whole changing landscape and it's beautiful. The snow is gradually melt...
by Five Euro Food on Apr 21, 2014

Pasta salad with Swiss chard pesto

Today I am posting a cold pasta salad. This recipe is perfect for the warmer months to come and it makes large use of Swiss chard in its pesto, so it is perfect for those of you who receive a … Continue reading →...

Want Your Kids to Eat More Veggies? Here’s How

Do your kids love pasta? Then I can guarantee that they will start to eat more veggies than they do now. How you ask? Make a pesto and put it on warm pasta. I know, you are probably thinking that basil isn’t a veggie and that’s the main i...
by Everyday Sunday Suppers on Apr 8, 2014

Chicken and Shimeji Mushroom Soup

My absolute favourite thing about working in Japan in my 20′s was the food. I arrived in Tokyo a vegetarian, and left a sushi loving meat eater. I created this chicken and shimeji mushroom soup in homage to those months living in a teeny apartm...
by Hedgecombers on Mar 5, 2014

Baked Tortellini with Turkey Butternut Squash and Chard

So, let’s put those turkey leftovers to good use. It’s baked tortellini, mixed with turkey, butternut squash (you could also used leftover sweet potatoes) and Swiss chard. It’s healthy, it feeds a crowd and, best of all, it’s easy. Baked Tort...
by What2Cook on Dec 3, 2013

Winter Minestrone Soup

Winter Minestrone Soup This winter minestrone soup is the ideal dish, it’s simple and delicious! Total 00:35 Prep 00:15 Cook 00:20 cal Calories 199kcal Low fat Total Fat 4g Low sat-fat Saturated Fat 1g Low chol Cholesterol 14mg Low sodium Sodium 14...
by What2Cook on Sep 23, 2013

Quick Chicken Chickpea Soup

Quick Chicken Chickpea Soup So next time you’re feeling a tad under the weather, try this! I can’t promise it tastes just like your mama’s but it gets the job done. Total 00:40 Prep 00:20 Cook 00:20 cal Calories 217kcal fat Total Fat 7g Low sat...
by What2Cook on Sep 12, 2013

Harvesting Swiss chard and Kale

Beans are done; corn is done. Squash plants all have powdery mildew and it appears to be spreading to the cucumbers and tomatoes. Welcome to the dog days of summer. Usually during this time we not only harvest the remains of our summer crop but we a...
by School Garden Weekly on Aug 12, 2013

Fusilli with Beet Greens, Currants, Pine Nuts & Feta

 Last month I posted a description of an evening meal that included a side of wilted greens.  On that particular occasion I had intended to use Swiss chard for my greens, but discovered when I started to cook that I was a bit short on chard...
by A Cooking Life on Jul 7, 2013

Market Inspiration...Salmon with Wilted Greens, New Potatoes, Olives & Lemon

For our dinner Sunday evening we had a simple meal of pan-seared salmon with wilted greens, potatoes, olives and lemon. Both the new potatoes and the greens (a mixture of chard and beet greens) were from my Saturday trip to the farmers' market. I lov...
by A Cooking Life on Jun 25, 2013


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