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The Day After…

It’s the day after Thanksgiving and you are standing in front of your fridge staring into the unknown — leftovers. Are you still wearing the sweatpants you put on after dinner last night? We’re not judging! So now what…the 25 pound bird should have been devoured by the 6 people that came over! Don’t fret…we can relate! What…

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Local Food Challenge – Chicken Through The Winter!

Entrepreneurship is all about identifying “problems” and offering creative solutions to meet customer needs. We work hard to encourage this type of thinking by everyone at Doorganics.  Back in 2013, we started offering pasture raised, local meat to our customers. Traditionally, as consumers, we simply go to the big grocery store and buy chicken from…

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Grab Your Spatula: It’s Grilling Season!

We have some beautiful spring weather to look forward to this month and with longer days and warmer nights, the grill becomes a focal point of our meals again! Grilling is one of the absolute best ways to add flavor to your meals without fat or sodium. Grilling gives us opportunities to expand the variety…

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West Michigan Farms: Local Season Update

Hello Friends, The local greenhouses are full and by the end of the month the fields will be full of life. May is all about transplanting…but not too soon! Timing is everything for local West Michigan farmers hoping to avoid a late frost. There is a late frost predicted next week! This will be our…

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Stuffed Zucchini with Pork + Vegetables

Zucchini is the gift that keeps on giving, sometimes so much so we are unsure of what to do with it come the abundant harvesting season. A few ideas once we approach the season of local goodness are pickling, pasta noodles, bread, sautéed, grilled, sandwich stackers and salsa. For a more hearty and fulfilling approach…

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Roasted Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potato fries are tricky to get crispy, but if you coat them with the right ingredients and be patient, you will have stellar french fries to munch on. The perfect side to most anything! Let’s get roastin’. Roasted Sweet Potato Fries 2medium sweet potatoes, rinsed and dried 2tablespoons canola oil 2 teaspoons smoked paprika…

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Spinach with Quinoa Salad

Let’s combine all foods delicious this week. Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), manganese, folate, magnesium, iron, copper, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin E, calcium, potassium and vitamin C. It is a very good source of dietary fiber, phosphorus, vitamin B1, zinc, protein and choline. Did I…

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Crispy Fried Brussels Sprouts

Easter is on its way and it seems like it will be an enjoyable, pleasant day. Brussels sprouts is one of my all time favorites to have on the dinner table for Easter. Crispy Fried Brussels Sprouts 1 pound brussels sprouts, trimmed and washed 2 tablespoons bacon fat 1 teaspoon pepper Preheat oven to 425….

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Potato Skins with Bacon + Cheese

Is there any other way to eat a potato other than with crispy bacon and cheese on it? A lot of you are out and about galavanting the warm southern weather. So while I sit back and flip through social media ocean and palm tree pictures, I am enjoying a warm, crispy potato skin…wishing I…

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Kale + Quinoa Salad

Of all the leafy greens out there, KALE is the KING. A single cup of kale includes the following benefits: Vitamin A: 206% of the RDA (from beta-carotene). Vitamin K: 684% of the RDA. Vitamin C: 134% of the RDA. Vitamin B6: 9% of the RDA. Manganese: 26% of the RDA. Calcium: 9% of the…

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