Entries by diana@dianariesdesigns.com

Greens gratin with tons of cheese.

Fun party trick: Ask your friends to guess how many pounds of greens went into this fabulously cheesy gratin. Three humongous bunches of kale  get drowned in garlic- and rosemary-infused cream, then blanketed in cheddar cheese and panko and placed into a hot oven, where they sizzle and shrink down. Ingredients 1 medium onion 5 garlic cloves, […]

Kale Pesto With Whole Wheat Pasta

This kale pesto inspired us to keep spreading the word that there is still no better or more delicious way to eat your greens. This recipe is part of the 2020 Healthyish Feel Good Food Plan, a ten-day headstart toward eating well all year long.   Ingredients 4 servings 1 large bunch Tuscan kale, ribs and stems […]

Radishes deserve a place in your heart!

And, not just because they have rad in their name. Don’t roll your eyes at this underrated root! You can eat the entire vegetable, So, no waste.  Those radish tops? I use them to make pesto!. Also, there are so many varieties of radishes. This week we’re making this: Radish and White Onion Slaw 6 cups thinly […]

We love a meal-in-a-bowl!

This is a confessional moment! I love to cook. But, sometimes we’re just too busy. It’s so great to be able pick up a some delicious, organic, fresh veggies from our farmers market and throw them all in a large pot for a simple dinner. This week we are making a wonderful, rich soup (really […]

We love radishes!

So why do we love radishes? Hmmmm… Maybe because you can eat everything, including the greens, and do so much with them. Plus, they’re so beautiful too! This time of year radishes are plentiful from our participating farmers. So many varieties too: Watermelon Radish. Hardly the prettiest on the outside, But, stunning inside. Sparkler Radish […]

Why I started the Castleberry Farmers Market

I moved to Castleberry Hill in 2017 and one of the first things I noticed was that “good for you food” was really, really hard to come by in the neighborhood. Our neighborhood is actually considered a food desert… meaning people have limited access to affordable, healthy food. This just shouldn’t be. I created the […]

We Need YOU!

In a little more than two months, it will be spring time here. What does that mean to you? The Farmers Market will start up again. Yahoo! To create the best experience for our vendors and customers, we will hire a Farmers Market Assistant. The most important part is this: It’s a fun part-time job […]

Giving Back

You probably have been asked to volunteer in the past for some good cause and thought, “that will be too big of a commitment” and didn’t do it. I get it. Sometimes it is too much. But, if you think in different terms…like, I can give as much time as I want or I can […]