Spring is just around the corner, ushering in
the new season of shopping in-person at Boulder County Farmers Market.
This network of farmers markets has a location in Longmont that will reopen on
April 3, 2021. If you don’t want to wait until its reopening to shop locally, curbside
pickup is available now at 1811 Lefthand Circle, Unit B in Longmont.
Potatoes, leeks, carrots, mushrooms, red onions, leafy greens, radishes, and
cabbage are currently in season. If you’re on the search for ways to
incorporate these fresh veggies into your meal plan, consider the seasonal
recipes we share here:
Few dishes are more comforting on a winter day
than classic vegetable soup. This recipe is customizable, but recommended
veggies include carrots, potatoes, celery, tomatoes, green beans, and corn.
It’s also super simple to make and freezes well for enjoying at a later date.
Plus, you can make it on the stovetop or in a slower cooker.
Chicken Breast Sauteed in Sweet Red Onion and
When you’re looking for a way to use the fresh
red onions you find at the farmers market, this chicken breast sauteed in sweet red onion and lemon
won’t disappoint. For a dinner for one, you’ll just need one large chicken
breast, half of a red onion, and half of a small lemon, plus seasonings. This
recipe cooks in one pan, so the prep work and cleanup are stress-free.
Corned Beef and Cabbage
Although this dish is popular for St.
Patrick’s Day, it can be enjoyed all year round--and especially when cabbage is
in season! This corned beef and cabbage recipe is
best prepared in a Dutch oven. It requires just 10 minutes of prep time, but
takes nearly three hours to complete. The finished result will be a hearty meal
that you’ll be able to enjoy for several days.
When you’re in need of a dynamic side dish,
roasted carrots will perfectly complement a variety of proteins. Whether you
prefer basic seasoning, a kick of spice, or the complex flavors of honey
butter, you’ll find an option to fit your palate here. Regardless of which recipe you choose, these
roasted carrots are easy to whip up and will add some high-quality nutrition
and flavor to your meal.
When you live in Longmont, you’ll benefit from
close proximity to several locations of the Boulder County Farmers Market. With
the markets reopening soon, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about how
you’ll use the fresh produce to create flavorful meals. If you love to cook and
you’re on the search for a new apartment home, you’ll need an option that has a
great kitchen. Each of our floor plans in Fox Ridge features a thoughtfully
designed cooking area, so you’ll be able to fully enjoy the experience of
experimenting with new recipes. In addition to the must-have details in our
apartment homes, our campus is equipped with amenities such as a heated pool
and luxurious on-site spa. To learn more about becoming a resident, please contact our leasing team.