Seasonal Sunday (03-20-11)

Seasonal Sunday (03-20-11)

Happy Seasonal Sunday!

This week I'm keeping it short and sweet. I made 800 mini desserts in the last 24 hours- for the "Be Free Wellness Event" that I hosted this evening. What a wonderful night it was- a great turnout, great music, amazing food all around. ..BUT I must tell you that I'm Exhausted. Exhausted in the best way possible- but I'm afraid thinking straight to write anything lengthy or typing up a recipe without error is completely impossible at the moment 🙂

Next week I will feature 2 Bloggers- as well as spend some time updating and increasing my spring seasonal ingredient list. For this week since we are right on the line I welcome you to include recipes from both the Winter and Spring list (see below)

Today I'm going to share an older recipe - one of the first that I ever added to this site. We enjoy this easy soup often.

Curried Carrot and Squash Lentil Soup

Now its your turn..

as I mentioned above- this week you may select an ingredient from either the Spring or Winter List. Next week will be Spring only. AND if you have any suggestions for the new list- I'd be happy to add them.

Winter (December 21st- March 20th): Beef, Game, Pork, calf’s liver, Buffalo, Duck, Grains, Venison,Chicken, chicken livers , turkey ,Goose , Duck, Guinea fowl, Squid, Lobster, Sea Bass, Scallops, Pacific Yellowtail, Pacific Cod, Monkfish, Halibut, White Beans, Lima Beans,White Beans, Maple Syrup, Rosemary, Sage, Mushrooms, Mussels, Lentils, Black Eyed Peas, Sugar and Snap Peas, Fennel, Hazelnuts, Walnuts, Sprouts, Bananas, Plantains, Onions, Yellow Onions,Shallots, Cipollini Onion, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Red Cabbage, Root Vegetables, Carrots, Daikon, Dates, Chinese Cabbage, Rutabaga, Radicchio, Celeriac,Celery, Turnips, Brussel Sprouts, Pumpkin, Beetroot, Winter Squash, Parsnips, Cabbage, Leeks, Shallots, Sweet Potatoes. Yams, Potatoes, Sunchokes (aka Jerusalem Artichokes) Kabocha squash, Okra, French Beans, Radishes, Greens (Arugula, Collards, Kale, Sea Kale, Lettuce, Spinach, Chard) Dandelion Greens, Endive, Escarole, Watercress, Cauliflower, Water Chestnuts, Avocado, Pears, Apples, Citrus Fruits: Ugli , Tangerines, Oranges, Grapefruit, Lemons, Meyer Lemons, Limes, Papaya, Pineapples, Passion Fruit, Mangoes. Pomegranates and Kiwi’s.

Spring (March 21st- June 20th) : Crayfish, Soft Shelled Crabs, Lamb, White Peppercorns, Green Garlic (Garlic Scapes) Sprouts, Onions, Artichokes, Asparagus (Green, Purple and White) Fava Beans, Bamboo Shoots, Ramps, Loquats, Moral Mushrooms, Beets, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Leeks, Greens: (Arugula, Lettuces, Kale, Spinach, Swiss Chard) Dandelion Greens, Fiddlehead ferns, New Potatoes, Parsley, Peas, Radishes, Rhubarb, Samphire, Spinach, Zucchini Blossoms, Sorell, Heirloom Tomatoes, Watercress, Raspberries. Strawberries. Pineapples, Mango, Cherries, Apricots. Key Limes, Meyer Lemons, Oranges. (Naval Oranges)

And the Rules..

  1. Recipes must contain one Seasonal Ingredient (See above for the list of foods that are currently in season)
  2. You may link up old or new recipes. Wonderful food is always worth sharing! Feel free to share up to 6 recipes each week.
  3. Gluten Free Recipes are NOT required- this event is meant to inspire ideas for all. However I do ask that if your recipe is Gluten Free that you give it the “GF” Label.
  4. Please include a link in your blog in reference to Seasonal Sundays so that your readers may also participate.

Look forward to all of your recipes! They really are the highlight of my every week!

This week I will be sharing my new recipe for Key Lime Pie Cupcakes with Coconut Butter-cream Frosting. and.. I have been working on making my basic white cake recipe vegan! All of this will show up at some point this week. 🙂

Happy Sunday Friends!




Brittany Angell

10 comments | Leave your own

  1. Iris

    Finally have the time to link up my recipes! And I second Debi’s comment. Thank goodness for Spring!

  2. Mama Kelly aka Jia

    Empanadas are a new family favorite and we are sure to be eating them through the Spring and into the Summer .. varying the fillings to fit the changing seasons.

    Joyous Spring!

  3. Bean

    I'm so glad that your wellness event went well and was a lot of fun! I'm impressed that you made some many things!

  4. amy

    Hi Brittany!

    Loving your site…I am so love with the seasonal theme to your linky party…will def be linking up!

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