National New England Clam Chowder Day

It’s National New England Clam Chowder Day, and I could think of no way better to celebrate than to buy a cup of my favorite soup from one of Boston’s finest seafood vendors: Red’s Best. My husband and I swung by the Red’s booth at the Boston Public Market and bought one tuna poke bowl…

Kabocha (Sunshine) Squash Risotto

At the last CSA pickup for Stearns Farm, we received a kabocha squash. It’s orange just like a sugar pumpkin, but it’s much smaller. The sign said to roast with butter and sugar, but weeks went by and it just sat on my counter. One day my brother told me that he had made a…

Winter Farm Shares in Boston

There are very few boxes available during the winter months, but The Clean Food Club has found some for you! Here are five winter farm share boxes that are easily accessible to pick up around the Boston, MA area. With the seasonal produce you’ll find in any of the winter farm shares below, you can make some…

Eating Your Way to Good Luck in the New Year

All around the world, people believe in eating good luck foods for the New Year. The Spanish and Portuguese eat twelve sweet grapes before the clock strikes twelve to symbolize the twelve months of the coming year. Here are some of the best clean and healthy good luck foods, all of which you can pretty easily combine so…

Parsnip Gnocchi with Roasted Carrots and Brussels Sprouts

This recipe features mostly locally sourced ingredients, which is what The Clean Food Club always strives to do! There are lot of great ways to use seasonal, local ingredients, and with each recipe we post, we try to help the home cook find those ingredients and make a great tasting meal. Parsnips are in season…

The tart cherry boys who are changing your diet

A few weeks ago at Babson Food Day, I had the privilege of participating in the quick-serivce incubator for food entrepreneurs. Alfred Schofield, one of the entrepreneurs, presented Vital Fit Nutrition, a company that makes plant-based supplements. They launched with a tart cherry product that is an all-natural anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, and then they created a…

Kheer, A Memory Makeover With Quinoa and Fleur Spice Blend

Growing up in India, the holidays came during the Fall, and the main Hindu festival of lights, Diwali. I’d be back home from boarding school and looking forward to the sparklers, my cousins and desserts. Desserts are a big part of any Indian festival; Mummy, Grandma and my aunts would be prepping days in advance…

Baked Apples with Rolled Oats, Cinnamon and Maple Syrup

We’ve all heard the stories about the sad kid and the neighbor that gave out apples for Halloween, but that’s probably because they weren’t sweet, baked apples with yummy local ingredients #trickortreat A lot of people add honey and brown sugar to baked apples, but we love them with local maple syrup. Of course, we think…