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Mindful Eating has been publishing recipes from our tasting tables (and auction dinners) since 2010! We try to use foods that are either in season and local, or have been preserved. Click on the date below to find the recipes.

 Alternative Grains:

  • February 2020 (includes Teff Brownies and Honey Buckwheat soda bread)


  • March 2019 (includes potato latkes and gluten-free potato buns, potato chips)

Gift Basket ideas:

  • December 2018 (includes cherry muffins and Ultimate Vegan Christmas Pudding)
  • December 2017 (includes Creamy Beet Hummus, Sweet Potato Hummus, Sweet Pea Hummus, Moroccan Carrot Hummus, Spicy Pumpkin Dip, White Bean and Basil Dip, Cinnamon Caramel Bundt Cake)
  • December 2012 (includes Hummus, Cherry Preserves, Raspberry Vinegar, Pickled Spiced Peaches

Winter Squash:

  • November 2018 (includes Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup, Roasted Squash and Wild Rice, Pumpkin Bars)
  • November 2017
  • (includes Roast Stuffed Pumpkin, Pumpkin-Apple Soup)
  • October 2016 (includes Stuffed Delicsata Squash with Lentils and Cashew, Warm Butternut Squash and Chickpea with Tahini Dressing, Perfect Butternut Squash Muffins)
  • November 2015: Pumpkins (includes Anne's Pumpkin Muffins, Pumpkin-Cranberry Corn Bread, Pumpkin Pecan Cobbler)
  • October 2014 (includes Butternut Squash and Apple Curry Soup, Spiced Pumpkin Granola, Squash Hummus)


  • October 2018 (includes Apple and Cheddar Quick Bread, Apple Crisp)
  • November 2017 (includes Pumpkin-Apple Soup)
  • November 2014 (includes Spinach Salad with Apple Vinaigrette, Apple Cider Walnut Muffins, Crockpot Apple Dump Cake, Parsnips and Apples
  • April 2011 (includes Raw Apple, Almond and Cinnamon Cookies)

Super Foods and Foods for Good Health:

  • April 2018 (includes Shaved Brussels Sprout and Cranberry Salad, Blueberry Kale Smoothie, Roasted Beet and Kale Salad, Fat-Free Spinach and Broccoli Patties, Blueberry and Strawberry Bread Pudding
  • March 2018 (includes Cheddar Chive Skillet Cornbread, Zucchini Noodles with Sunflower Seed Butter Dressing)

Try Something New: Vegetables:

  • February 2018 (includes Fragrant Romanesco & Chickpea Curry, Rutabaga Puree with Leeks, Sweet & Spicy Roasted Kabocha Squash, Leek & Sweet Potato Soup)

Try Something New: Breakfast:

  • February 2018 (includes Hot Quinoa, Farro, Vegan Sweet Potato Muffins, Chickpea Flour Mini Veggie Frittatas, No-Bake Sunflower Bars)

Meat or Meatless:

  • January 2018 (includes My Favorite Vegan Chili, Korean Barbecue Tofu, Tofu Sloppy Joes or Sliders)
  • January 2016 (includes Thanksgiving meatless Loaf, Meat Loaf Lentil-Walnut Loaf)

Auction Dinners:

  • June 2019: Pollinators (includes fruit gazpacho soup, corn bread, spicy peanut tofu stir-fry, chocolate cherry cake)
  • September 2017: Chocolate (includes Vegan Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Infused Sweet Potato Enchiladas, Caprese hors d'heuvrs, Goat Cheese and Cocoa Nibs, Roasted Parsnip and Vanilla Chocolate Soup)
  • June 2010 (includes Rhubarb Cake, Vegetarian Lasagne, Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette, Cream of Asparagus Soup)

Surprise Ingredients:

  • March 2017 (includes Black Bean Brownies, Chili Con Tofu with Beans, Sweet Potato Cornbread, Ruby Red Fruit and Nut Pie/Beet Pie)

Preserved Foods and What's in Your Cupboard:

  • February 2017 (includes Cherry Muffins, Tennessee Peach Pudding, Oatmeal Pumpkin Pie Bars)
  • April 2016 (includes Szechuan Tofu & Green Bean Stir-Fry, Cranberry Bread, Moroccan-Spiced Vegetable Stew)
  • February 2014 (includes Mixed Fruit Crumble, Peach Cobbler, Mini Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins, Raspberry Almond Bread


  • January 2017 (includes How to Roast Garlic Cloves and Freeze Them, Garlic Chocolate Chip Cookies, Garlic Vegetable Dip)


  • November 2019 (includes Sweet Potato Swirl Mashed Potatoes, Butternut Squash and Apple Curry Soup, Raw Cranberry Fruit Salad )
  • November 2016 (includes Baked Sweet Potatoes and Apples, Roasted Acorn Squash Stuffed with Wild Rice Salad)


  • November 2013 (includes Mama Stramberg's Cranberry Relish Recipe, Spicy Cranberry Relish, Cranberry-Orange-Nut Bread, Common Ground-apple - Cranberry Salsa, Martha Stewart's Cranberry Applesauce, Emeril's Apple and Cranberry Crisp, Candied Yams & Cranberries, Cranberry Relish)

What's at Your Farmer's Market?

  • May 2016 (includes Rhubarb Maple Muffins, Creamy Vegan Lemon Asparagus Pasta)
  • June 2015 (includes Rhubarb Stir Cake)
  • May 2015 (includes Apple Crisp, Rhubarb Bread, Sauted Radishes and Radish Greens)


  • October 2015 (includes Green Tomato Chutney, Green Tomato Cake, Gazpacho Grande)

 Vegetable Milks:


  • September 2014 (includes Asian Zucchini Salad, Vegan Zucchini Bread, Zucchini Crisp, Zucchini and Cheese Casserole)


Maple Syrup:

  • March 2014 (includes Squash Puree with Maple Syrup, Vermont Maple Baked Beans)
  • March 2010 (includes Maple Syrup Corn Bread, Maple Syrup Brownies, Maple Nut Bread, Squash, Onion and Apple Gratin, Apple Maple Pudding, Maple Chicken Breasts, Maple Baked Turnips, Carrots or Parsnips, Pork Tenderloin with Shallots and Maple Syrup, Squash Casserole)

Asparagus and Spinach:

  • June 2013 (includes Asparagus with Tarragon Sherry Vinaigrette, Crock Pot Spinach Casserole, Asparagus Soup, Layered Spinach Salad)
  • May 2012 (Asparagus and Roasted Pepper Salad with Toasted Pecans)