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Sunday, May 14, 2017

Oven Roasted Sunchokes

Oven Roasted Sunchokes



Ingredients

  • 1 lb. small unpeeled sunchokes, scrubbed and cut into 1/8-inch-thick slices
  • 1 Tbs. garlic oil
  • 1/4 tsp. coarse salt
  • 1/4 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper



Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with foil.
2. Toss together all ingredients in large bowl. Arrange sunchokes in single layer on prepared baking sheet, and bake 15 minutes. Flip chips with tongs, and bake 15 minutes more, or until crisp and golden. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Pan Roasted Grape Tomatoes

Pan-Roasted Grape Tomatoes with Herbs
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Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 pint multicolored grape tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

NUTRITION INFORMATION 

  • calories 34 
  • caloriesfromfat 66 %
  • fat 3 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 1.7 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 0.7 g
  • carbohydrate 3.1 g
  • fiber 0.9 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.2 mg
  • sodium 149 mg
  • calcium 10 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add tomatoes; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until tomatoes begin to blister. Remove from heat; stir in 1 teaspoon oil and remaining ingredients, tossing gently to combine. Let stand 5 minutes.
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Organic Landscaping

Organic landscaping is the practice of planting edible plants and trees in a space where you would normally grow grass or plants that can not be eaten.  Organic landscaping also involves the use of natural fertilizers such as compost and discontinuing the use of pesticides and herbicides for pest control.   Organic landscaping has many benefits and serves an important role in sustainable and organic living.   It is also has a positive effect on healthy living.