Earth Day Recipes



Earth Day is the occasion to eat healthy dishes, which are easy on the environment. Some people prefer, to call the food prepared from the Earth Day recipes, environment friendly dishes. Earth Day recipes generally include vegetables and fruits that contain very less pesticide. Many local farmers grow organic food, so buying things from them can be a good choice. You must make it a habit to eat health food all the time, and not just on Earth Day.

There are various types of eco-friendly recipes, which you can come across. Some of the easy recipes are given here: 

Mushroom Kebabs

Ingredients:
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary
  • 3/4 cup fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • Method:

    Keep the oven preheated at medium heat; alternately string the mushrooms and peppers on a metal skewer. Mix the rest of the ingredients in a bowl and brush that onto skewered vegetables. Put the skewers on the oiled grill and grill 4 to 6 minutes, turning occasionally, till they are done.

    Mushroom Kebabs

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    Strawberry Spinach Salad

    Ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup almonds
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • 1 quart strawberries (sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 10 ounces fresh spinach (chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • Method:
    In a medium bowl, mix the poppy seeds, Worcestershire sauce olive oil, vinegar, sesame seeds, sugar, paprika, and onion; let it chill for 1 hour. In another bowl, mix the strawberry, spinach and almond. Pour the chilled dressing over it, before serving.

    Strawberry Spinach Salad

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    Earth Day Dirt Cups

    Ingredients:
  • 2 cups of cold milk
  • 1 pk instant chocolate pudding
  • 3-1/2 cups frozen whipped topping
  • 16-ounce package chocolate sandwich cookies
  • Gummy worms

  • Method:

    Whip together the milk with pudding, put the mixture aside for a few minutes and then gently fold in whipped topping, and half of the crushed cookies. Put the rest of the cookie crumbs, in the bottom of the cupcake liner in a deep serving bowl. Fill the cupcake liners with the pudding mixture and use the gummy worms to decorate. Chill it before serving.


    Earth Day Dirt Cups
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    Fruit and Nut Coleslaw


    Ingredients:
  • 1 banana
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 8 ounce sliced pineapple
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 cups shredded cabbage
  • 11 ounce mandarin oranges
  • 8 ounce orange flavored yogurt

  • Method:

    Drain the pineapple from the can and keep aside 2 tablespoons juice. Cut the pineapples into thin strips, mix it with the banana and transfer it to a large bowl. In another mid sized bowl, mix the pineapple juice, which has been set aside and the lemon juice. Add celery, cabbage, walnuts, oranges and raisins to the banana and pineapple mixture. Combine the salt and yoghurt and put it to the cabbage mixture; cover it and let it refrigerate, till it is chilled and then serve.


    Fruit and Nut Coleslaw
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