All posts in the ‘ Upland Cress Recipes ’ Category


Sautéed Watercress with Cranberries, Pine Nuts and Raisins for Thanksgiving

November 25, 2014 | post a comment

Thanksgiving week is finally here! To show our thanks, we wanted to share a recipe that not only compliments 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 »

Hollandia Produce Honors SB Food Bank

October 7, 2014 | post a comment

This week is National Food Bank week. And to honor this occasion, we’d like to recognize the hard work and dedication of our friends and partners at the Santa Barbara Food Bank. Each year, this non-profit organization distributes the equivalent of roughly three quarters of a million meals a month…. Read the Rest »

Veggie Lovers Rejoice – Watercress Pasta Recipe

September 4, 2014 | post a comment

Starting Monday, September 8th, vegetable lovers around the nation will begin to celebrate National Vegetarian Awareness Week, and we want to get you prepped. While you probably already know, vegetarianism is the practice of avoiding the consumption of meat, poultry and seafood; many people are unaware of the numerous health… Read the Rest »

A Healthy Twist on National Lasagna Day

July 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

It’s National Lasagna Day! Why not celebrate with a new twist on an old favorite? We added cress, the world’s most nutrient dense superfood, to create a lasagna recipe that’s not only indulgent and delicious but packed with essential antioxidants, vitamins and phytonutrients. Plus, cress’ peppery flavor adds a complimentary… Read the Rest »

Refreshing Summer Watercress and Spinach Salad

July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Did you know July 16th is Fresh Spinach Day? Spinach is a delicious and nutritious vegetable that contains folic acid, and other essential vitamins and minerals, as well as cancer- fighting antioxidants. To increase your nutrient intake even further pair your next spinach meal with our watercress, a certified superfood… Read the Rest »

French Salad Recipes with Live Gourmet Lettuces and Leafy Greens

April 18, 2014 | post a comment

Bounjour! We love France for its culture, its art, and our favorite – the food! In celebration of everything French, lettuce share some easy-to-make French salads with you. Feel free to enjoy them as a side salad while drinking a glass of wine. And like they say it in France, bon… Read the Rest »

Different Types of Cress and Watercress

February 28, 2014 | post a comment

Did you know that there are different varieties of cress and watercress? Some are sweeter, while others are more on the bitter side. CHOW wrote an article on the different types of cress and watercress that gives a nice explanation. Let’s explore them: Garden Cress A little on the peppery side,… Read the Rest »

Grilled Filet Mignon with Watercress and Herb Butter

January 3, 2014 | post a comment

If you’re looking to impress a loved one with a home cooked meal, try this tasty dish.  Eating Well rated this grilled filet mignon recipe a 4.6 out of 5! The filet mignon is grilled and flavored with herb butter and then placed on a bed of watercress and toast. The… Read the Rest »

Holiday Butter Lettuce Salad Recipe

December 11, 2013 | post a comment

The holidays get merrier when there is great food involved. Liven up your holiday meals with this great walnut gorgonzola butter lettuce salad.  This Live Gourmet original recipe comes from Sam Overgaag. We love this salad recipe year round, but consider this butter lettuce salad recipe as a great holiday… Read the Rest »

Upland Cress, Spiced Pumpkin, Lentil Thanksgiving Salad

November 5, 2013 | post a comment

Thanksgiving is almost here. This is the time to give thanks and enjoy a beautiful Thanksgiving feast with our loved ones.  Sometimes, however, we forget to include a salad in our Thanksgiving dinner and who can blame us?  Well, today’s salad recipe is perfect for Thanksgiving. It  includes spiced pumpkin,… Read the Rest »