Spring is here. We still have some snow around but it is starting to get green all around. I can’t wait to eat all those green spring miracles. If you don’t know what I mean here is a list with my favorite.
Let’s start with Wild garlic leaves. They grow in my mom’s garden and I can’t wait to use them in salad, make pesto or garlic bread.
Next on the list are Stinging nettles. They go great in soup, borscht, stew and also tea.
I make a mean Green omelet in the oven with nettles. Check the recipe and tell me what you think about it.
Another great spring green miracle is fresh spinach which all of you know it. I use it in salads, smoothies and pesto. Fresh spinach is better than the frozen one from the shops. I love to make this Spinach and feta cheese pie.
Another favorite is spring green onion. My son eats it directly from the garden and he loves it. Use it in salads, omelets, etc.
Parsley is the one that I use to all the sours soups I do. It goes great in a green smoothie. Actually, except stinging nettles, all these go great in a green smoothie. Energy for the day!
Enjoy spring and green miracles!
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So beautiful!! The wild garlic/onions grow in Appalachia, as well. Here, they are called “ramps.” This time of year, in the mountains, people harvest them in quantity and have “ramp feeds” as fund-raisers. If you eat much, though, your skin smells very oniony for a few days. 🙂
Gosh! If you just walk past a patch of them you smell rampy for days!
The spinach and feta pie sounds very tasty, but I am confused by the quantities you specify–500g of spinach but only 250mg of feta cheese. And do you really mean to grate a half a nutmeg into the batter? Help!
Sorry. It is 1/2 teaspoon. It is 500g fresh spinach leaves. After cooking is not so much left.
Wonderfull! I even shared this on my page
Loving all these greens!
These look wonderful! I made Arugula-Lavender pesto already and can’t wait to make more varieties.
They look so good!
Those greens look very nice.I can’t wait to make some pesto.
That pie looks really good! I love fresh pesto too
These all look so delicious, and now I’m excited for greens! Would garlic leaves be the same as garlic scapes, or is that something different?
No. It is something different.
These all look so good, I don’t know where to start! Thanks for all of the “green” ideas! 🙂
I love how the pictures go with the post. So lovely!
I never heard of wild garlic leaves. I’m going to have to check my yard. If there is no wild garlic – I’ll have to get some! 🙂 great ideas here!!
The only two things I miss from where I used to live – stinging nettles and dandelions. Both so tasty and useful. Enjoy your greens!
This looks AMAZING! I’m totally drooling over here.
It looks gorgeous, and it looks delicious.
Still time to grow leaves at my place, you made me restless.😉
I am a big fan of nettles. Thank you for including them. I think they are often overlooked, but are a really good herb for women. I love your photos!
Wow, these recipes looks amazing! 🙂
Amazing uses for greens – and an amazing array of the colour green too – I shall attempt some homemade pesto later this week just to join in with the ‘greens’ of Spring.
Oops meant to ask before – who makes pesto and adds a little yoghurt too? I discovered this extra treat to add a while ago and it sometimes makes a nice twist to a dish.
Nice Recipes 💚
..stinging nettles. So that’s what it’s called in English. Thanks… (marvelous in a pasta dough, goes well covering some burrata as a ravioli…)
Yes, I love fresh greens but I don’t like I’m in smoothies for some strange reason!
Spring is on the horizon 🌱 Thanks for the recipes
You are welcome
Your spinach and feta cheese pie looks delicious! We make spanakopita, but I’ve never tried a pie version.
When will your next post?I can’t wait to see it.😋
Inspired and now to get down to it xxx
Awesome photos. All looks so yummy and vibrant.
These all look so good. I love anything garlic, and look forward each year to harvesting the scapes long before we harvest the bulbs. We use them in salads and cooking. We also grow spinach year-round in our greenhouse for our fresh salads. We even put a generous amount of it on our homemade pizza.
I love all these ideas. Can anyone tell me if there are actual nettles in Australia? I’m terrified of getting the wrong plant…
Greeny goodness 💚💚
Wow beautiful….just beautiful clicks
Looks beautiful and yummy! ❤
Lovely and fresh blog
Your photography is beautiful.
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Green, Green, Green – cats like the catnip and warabi/fiddleheads are coming too.
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How interesting. Enjoyed reading.
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Wow! I can’t wait to try the Spinach and feta cheese pie! Thank for the inspiration ❤
You are welcome
I respect and admire your goal to cook healthy food for your child and family. I’ll definitely get inspiration from your posts! xx cheers, Camilla
Nice composition and sharp photos👌