All posts in the ‘ watercress recipes ’ Category


Give Your St. Patrick’s Day Menu a Boost with Living Watercress

March 15, 2017 | post a comment

  Green beer, leprechaun decorations and corned beef and cabbage are ubiquitous staples for many people on St. Patrick’s Day. But did you know many of these customs were adopted in the US as over a million of Irish people emigrated in the mid-19th to early 20th centuries. Prior to… Read the Rest »

Try Ribollita with Living Watercress This Winter

January 25, 2017 | Comments Off on Try Ribollita with Living Watercress This Winter

  The Tuscan comfort food Ribollita is a thick vegetable soup that is traditionally served throughout one week; its flavors deepening and consistency thickening with each day. In some households, they even fry the remaining bit like a pancake. Regardless how you decide to serve your Ribollita, you are bound… Read the Rest »

Live Gourmet’s Favorite Hearty Meals in Honor of National Grain Month

September 21, 2016 | Comments Off on Live Gourmet’s Favorite Hearty Meals in Honor of National Grain Month

Wondering how to incorporate whole grains, like quinoa, millet and farro, in your daily diet? They’re actually quite versatile! To help you get started and since it’s National Grain Month, we’ve picked our favorite meals that combine healthy ancient grains with our favorite superfood watercress. Stop by your local supermarket… Read the Rest »

Acai Bowls originated in Brazil…What?!

July 27, 2016 | Comments Off on Acai Bowls originated in Brazil…What?!

  Though acai bowls have been popularized by US juice and smoothie establishments in recent years, the trendy dish actually originated in Brazil. The main component of the bowl is acai, which is a berry that comes from tall palm trees native to Central and South America (most notably in… Read the Rest »

Live Gourmet’s Favorite Springtime Watercress Salads

April 13, 2016 | 2 Comments

  Spring has graced us with its presence for a number of weeks now. You’ve probably noticed that trees are blooming, more people are frequenting parks and a larger variety of produce is trickling into your neighborhood market. As the weather continues to warm, you may find yourself inclined to… Read the Rest »

Up Your Fruits and Veggies Intake this February by Juicing

February 17, 2016 | Comments Off on Up Your Fruits and Veggies Intake this February by Juicing

  February is a rough month for many of us. The holidays are a distant memory and, in some parts of the country, there are many gray days ahead before spring emerges. It’s easy to fall into patterns of unhealthy eating and little exercise when the weather is dismal. However,… Read the Rest »

Live Gourmet’s Top 5 Picks for Avocado and Watercress Recipes

January 19, 2016 | Comments Off on Live Gourmet’s Top 5 Picks for Avocado and Watercress Recipes

  Recently, chefs shared several food trends on The Huffington Post that they would like to see less of in 2016. Thankfully, they didn’t renounce pairing watercress with avocado. Though the combination isn’t as ubiquitous as sautéed kale or cronuts, the foodie world is catching onto the two green foods’… Read the Rest »

Make Homemade Tea with our Living Watercress

January 13, 2016 | Comments Off on Make Homemade Tea with our Living Watercress

  Tea has been consumed for over 4,000 years for its association with good health, its calming effect and as a social custom amongst cultures around the world. Ask people how they like their tea and you’re bound to get a variety of responses: black tea with milk and sugar,… Read the Rest »

Hollandia Produce’s 2016 Company Outlook

January 6, 2016 | Comments Off on Hollandia Produce’s 2016 Company Outlook

  As Hollandia Produce embarks on its 46th year in business, we have much to be excited about going into 2016. For starters, we are launching an official Food Service program that will include products from both of the company’s flagship brands: Live Gourmet and Grower Pete’s Organic. And, we’re… Read the Rest »

Live Gourmet on the Many Variations of Watercress Soup

October 30, 2015 | Comments Off on Live Gourmet on the Many Variations of Watercress Soup

  Watercress is the ultimate vegetable, boasting a copious amount of vitamins and minerals. Not to mention, it elevates stews, sautés and even smoothies with its peppery bite and vibrant color. Another popular dish made with the superfood is watercress soup. Whether you have a penchant for its traditional preparation… Read the Rest »