TPB Kale and Citrus Salad

This salad highlights the knockout flavor combo of kale and citrus with a honey mustard vinaigrette. Kale and Citrus SaladDisclosure: I received a Produce Box , as mentioned in this post, free of charge. I was not asked to write a review or post a recipe. I was not compensated for my time. Opinions are my own.

Are there any flavor combinations you especially savor? March is  National Nutrition Month® , and we’re reminded to  ..


IMHO kale and citrus are the bomb! When I received this box on my doorstep from the Produce BoxIMG_3053I knew a kale and citrus salad was in my future. I recently made this Kale and Citrus Salad, but decided to try out Laura’s recipe (included in with  my local goodies). Here is the result and I ‘m savoring the flavor… Kale and Citrus Salad

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TPB Kale and Citrus Salad

by Laura(the Produce Box)

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 1 bunch kale, stemmed, cleaned and chopped
  • 2 oranges/tangerines/tangelos/grapefruits/etc., peeled and sectioned
  • 1 small red onion, thinnly sliced
  • 3 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon stone-ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 3 tablespoons EVOO
  • salt and pepper to taste


1. Combine kale, oranges, and onion in large serving bowl.

2. Whisk together vinegar, mustard and honey in a small bowl and slowly whisk in olive oil.

3. Season to taste with salt and pepper and pour over kale salad. Let stand for 15 minutes before serving.

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Paprika Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Baked sweet potato fries are a perfect way to enjoy the bounty of winter produce. paprika  baked sweet potato friesDisclosure: I received a Produce Box, mentioned here, free of charge. I was not expected to write this post. I was not financially compensated for my time. Opinions are my own.

Somethings just truly amaze me.. like landing on the moon, giving birth to a baby, the beauty of a sunset, and local fresh produce in the dead of winter ..IMG_2946

This box from the Produce Box  was delivered to my door step the first week of February.  Deliveries  for 2016 have begun! The Produce Box brings the farmer’s market to your door! You choose what you want to order and skip a week if you need to anytime. As a member you support over 50 local farmers and give back to their communities. SIGN UP HERE.(North Carolina residents only.)

This year, Laura is sharing recipes for EVERYING in your box. Today I’m posting one of them: Paprika Sweet Potato Fries. This pub food is made healthier with use of olive oil and by baking , not frying. I used smoked paprika in lieu of plain for a deep woodsy flavor. Either way, you can’t go wrong. If you haven’t already, be sure to become a member of the Produce Box  so you can enjoy delicious meals that start with local, fresh ingredients.paprika baked sweet potato fries

Paprika Sweet Potato Fries

by Laura, The Produce Box

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 2 large sweet potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1/2 inche wedges
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste


Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Toss all ingredients together on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake 25 minutes, turning once, until tender and browned.

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