Recipes

“One of the important requirements for learning how to cook is that you also learn how to eat.”
— Julia Child

Tune in to “Cooking with Grey Bears” each month in person and via Zoom. (click this link for classes: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/92906805068.) Chef Poppy DeGarmo and guest chefs feature savory and easy-to-prepare recipes in about 45 minutes. Buon Appetito!

These simple and delicious recipes from our classes use seasonal produce and feature informative food facts.

  • From the Garden with Chef Poppy

    From the Garden with Chef Poppy

    That's really what we did last Saturday at our Grey Bears Cooking Class. All of those beautiful tomatoes, basil and squash came from the gardens in the area because they are in season. ...

  • Mushroom and broccoli frittata

    Mushroom and broccoli frittata

    Enjoy this healthy and delicious recipe for breakfast, brunch or anytime. Ingredients 3 cups potatoes, diced 1 large yellow onion, diced (optional: 3-4 spring onions) 8 large eggs 3 Tbsp olive oil or coconut oil Salt and black pepper 1 ...

  • Vegetarian Split Pea Soup

    Vegetarian Split Pea Soup

    Grey Bears brown bags feature nutritious dried split peas this month. Add other veggies regularly found in your brown bag to make this favorite Split Pea Soup recipe that is both hearty and heart healthy. Serve with a thick ...

  • Balsamic Glazed Root Vegetables

    Balsamic Glazed Root Vegetables

    This satisfying, healthy and easy-to-make roasted root dish will be a crowd-pleaser for your winter get-togethers, or will provide you with plenty of leftovers. Use any root vegetables that you like such as those ...

  • Green Bean Casserole – Recipe

    Green Bean Casserole - Recipe

    Thanksgiving Favorites: Green Bean Casserole Ingredients 1 Tbs coconut oil 1/2 lb mushrooms, sliced 1/8” thick 1/2 medium onion, sliced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 lb green beans, chopped into 1-inch pieces and cooked in boiling water until tender 2 ...

  • End of Summer Panzanella

    End of Summer Panzanella

    Originally, panzanella was a Tuscan salad made of day-old bread, fresh tomatoes, olive oil, salt and vinegar. Over the years, there have been renditions with fall vegetables, sweet fruits, grilled versions and more. ...

  • Roasted Potato Wedges with Avocado Chimichurri

    Roasted Potato Wedges with Avocado Chimichurri

    These potatoes make an excellent side dish to any protein of your choice. The paprika lends a smoky flavor that goes excellent with anything you’re throwing on the grill. INGREDIENTS: 3 medium Sweet, Russet, white ...

  • Awesome Apple Oatmeal

    Awesome Apple Oatmeal

    Start your day off right with this easy to make, heart-healthy breakfast grain which stars apple, banana and dried fruit to add natural sweetness. (Note: we made this recipe with Trader Joe's Oven ...

  • Classic Pesto Recipe

    Classic Pesto Recipe

    Enjoy this yummy pesto recipe without cheese. Basil is rich in antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin K, vitamin C, magnesium, iron, potassium and calcium. This classic recipe without cheese tastes indulgent when stirred into ...

  • Potato Squash Curry

    Potato Squash Curry

    This mild, soupy recipe starts with items often found in your Grey Bears brown bag - potatoes, onions and squash, and can be served with rice. Enjoy with whole wheat tortillas or pitas ...

  • Rosemary Red Soup

    Rosemary Red Soup

    This recipe comes to us from Feeding the Whole Family, a book by Bastyr University faculty member Cynthia Lair. Its gorgeous red color, texture, and rosemary-infused flavor will make it a big hit ...

  • Roasted Curried Whole Cauliflower

    Roasted Curried Whole Cauliflower

    A member of the cruciferous family of vegetables, Cauliflower deserves a regular rotation in your diet. It contains an impressive array of nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other phytochemicals. Together with its ...

  • Tunisian Sweet Potato Stew

    Tunisian Sweet Potato Stew

    Once you've sampled this intoxicating combination of sweet potatoes, peanut butter and spices you'll wonder why you never thought to combine these ingredients as they do in this North African country. This hearty stew ...

  • Greek Salad Recipe

    Greek Salad Recipe

    This classic Greek salad of tomatoes, cucumber, onion, olives, feta, and oregano gets a crunchy boost from nontraditional romaine or other lettuce. This version can be served as a light meal with some ...

  • Mujadara

    Mujadara

    Lebanese Lentils, Rice and Caramelized Onions (Mujadara) This recipe dates back to a medieval Arab dish commonly consumed by the poor, reputed to be a derivative of the "mess of pottage" Jacob used to ...

  • Lentil Soup Recipe

    Lentil Soup Recipe

    We have included a cup of green lentils in this week's brown bag so you can enjoy this traditional, warming soup on these rainy days. Lentils are high in protein, healthy and this ...