All posts in the ‘ Upland Cress Recipes ’ Category


Spring Renewal: Greens Meet Grains

March 24, 2015 | post a comment

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 | post a comment

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 »

A “Green” Bloody Mary and Smoked Salmon Wraps: A Healthy Twist on Two New Year’s Day Brunch Classics

January 1, 2015 | post a comment

It’s hard to believe another year has passed. But what better way to ring in 2015, than hosting a New Year’s brunch? To support and encourage your guests who’ve resolved to eat healthier in the New Year, here are some healthier twists to everyone’s classic brunch menu. First, toast the… Read the Rest »

Spice Up Your Holiday with this Festive Watercress Casserole

December 22, 2014 | post a comment

The cool weather and holiday spirit calls for warm comfort foods, which is why we are providing you with this toasty watercress casserole. This festive dish is the perfect addition to any holiday meal. It’s even rich and decadent enough to present to your guests for Christmas dinner. We recommend… Read the Rest »

Holiday Party Watercress Cocktail

December 2, 2014 | post a comment

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 | post a comment

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 »

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 »