Health Tips and Recipes from Creekside Farm

We will be adding tips and recipes throughout the year so please check this section regularly!

Garlic Scapes Stir Fry

Garlic Scapes Stir Fry

Garlic scapes are now in season. As part of the garlic plant, they offer the same health benefits as garlic cloves: prevention of heart disease, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. They contain protein, vitamin C and calcium. Use them in a stir fry, or other...

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Asparagus – the spring superfood

Asparagus – the spring superfood

This tasty, antioxidant rich veggie is packed with vitamins, minerals and protein, as well as soluble and insoluble fiber.  Asparagus nourishes the healthy bacteria in your gut.  Take advantage of the health benefits asparagus offers while it is fresh and in season....

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Water Kefir

Water Kefir

Are you dairy sensitive and looking for a quick and easy probiotic source? Try Water Kefir   Ratio for making 1 Liter of Water Kefir…..   4 Cups of filtered or spring water. 4 Tablespoons of raw or cane Sugar (sucant sugar is the best as Kefir Grains love...

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Green Smoothie Recipe

Green Smoothie Recipe

BASIC GREENS SMOOTHIE RECIPE 2-3 Cups of 2-3 different greens (arugula/beet greens/bok choy/swiss chard/celery/collard greens/endive/kale/spinach). An Herb for extra flavour (parsley/mint/fennel/cilantro/basil/dill/rosemary).  A bit of fruit...

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Collard Greens Tip

Collard Greens Tip

Are you gluten sensitive?  Or are you simply looking to reduce calories? You can still enjoy your favorite wraps   Use steamed collard greens…..   Do you have some left over rice? Add some shredded meat (chicken/pork/turkey/beef) Grate some carrots, add some...

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