All posts in the ‘ Organic Watercress ’ Category


Greens Abound in Easter and Passover Meals

March 31, 2015 | Comments Off on Greens Abound in Easter and Passover Meals

  This week all over the world, families and friends will gather to celebrate Passover (April 3-11) and Easter (April 5). Cooking a special meal for your loved ones can be stressful, but with a bit of planning, you can calmly create delectable dishes that your guests will remember for… Read the Rest »

Spring Renewal: Greens Meet Grains

March 24, 2015 | Comments Off on Spring Renewal: Greens Meet Grains

Now that spring is here and our surrounding flora and fauna are emerging from their winter slumbers, we too can experience a renewal. One way we can achieve this is by consciously eating more fruits, vegetables and whole grains. According to a Harvard.edu article, fresh produce and grains, like brown… Read the Rest »

Get your Green on this St. Patrick’s Day!

March 16, 2015 | Comments Off on Get your Green on this St. Patrick’s Day!

Ring in this St. Patrick’s Day by getting your green on! There’s no need to sacrifice taste for nutrition during this sometimes raucous holiday. Top o’ the morning to you! Start your day off right by tossing a handful of Grower Pete’s certified Organic Living Watercress or Live Gourmet® Living… Read the Rest »

Cooking with love … Romantic, Healthy Valentine’s Day Recipes

February 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Why not show your love this Valentine’s Day with a heartfelt meal made from scratch? This unique entrée and salad recipe may just have your loved one feeling as if he/she is dining at a five-star restaurant. Add a little romance and a glass of heart healthy, fine red wine,… Read the Rest »

Top 5 Superfoods for a New Year/New You

January 14, 2015 | Comments Off on Top 5 Superfoods for a New Year/New You

If you’ve resolved to create a “new” you this New Year, we applaud you. While self-improvement involves many areas, improving your diet and health, will invariably impact most other aspects of your life. According to a study that looked at the highest concentrations of 17 nutrients considered important for public… Read the Rest »

Hollandia Produce: The Best of 2014

December 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

As 2014 winds down, we’re reminded of how far we’ve come and how much further we hope go. Yet, before we rush into a whirlwind of New Year’s goals, let’s first acknowledge the seasonal milestones that our staff, customers and consumers have helped us to achieve. Winter –Sowing the Seeds… Read the Rest »

Holiday Party Watercress Cocktail

December 2, 2014 | Comments Off on Holiday Party Watercress Cocktail

Have you ever heard of a “croptail?” Neither had we, until we found this watercress cocktail recipe from Hemispheres Magazine. A “croptail” is a vegetable-based cocktail, such as a Bloody Mary. Austin Carson, from Denver’s Mizuna restaurant, wanted to venture beyond the usual concoctions, so he created the Prudence and… Read the Rest »

Sautéed Watercress with Cranberries, Pine Nuts and Raisins for Thanksgiving

November 25, 2014 | Comments Off on Sautéed Watercress with Cranberries, Pine Nuts and Raisins for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving week is finally here! To show our thanks, we wanted to share a recipe that not only complements the seasonal flavors of this classic holiday meal, but also is packed with flavor and nutrition. Best of all, this scrumptious superfood recipe is quick and easy to prepare. Ingredients (Serves… Read the Rest »

How PMA Fresh Summit Impacts Our Business

October 15, 2014 | Comments Off on How PMA Fresh Summit Impacts Our Business

Farm to fork is a familiar expression among many consumers today. Yet, the journey from product conception to consumer adoption is a bit more involved than many folks realize. At Hollandia Produce, our ability to harvest and deliver fresh produce daily to your local grocer is due in part to… Read the Rest »

Dos and Don’ts for Extending Leafy Greens

September 10, 2014 | Comments Off on Dos and Don’ts for Extending Leafy Greens

How frustrating is it when you have to discard unused leafy greens, because they wilted before you had the opportunity to eat them? This is bound to happen with fresh produce. Fortunately, you can extend the shelf life of your leafy greens and to help you, we’ve compiled this list of… Read the Rest »