Think Kraut of the Box – Firefly’s Blog

Think Kraut of the Box – Firefly’s Blog

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Ruby Red Holiday Salad

Ruby Red Holiday Salad

1 large head lettuce (butter lettuce or leafy greens) 1 cup Firefly Kitchens Ruby Red Kraut 1/2 cup dried cherries or cranberries 1 avocado cubed 1 pear cubed 1/2 cup of goat cheese or your favorite nuts chopped fine 3 TBSP Red Wine Vinegar 6 TBSP Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt and Pepper to taste […]

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Ruby Red Kraut, Fennel and Cranberry “Smear”

Ruby Red Kraut, Fennel and Cranberry “Smear”

1 Cup Firefly Kitchens Ruby Red Kraut 1/2 large sweet onion thinly sliced 1 small fennel bulb sliced 1 Cup cranberries 1/4 Cup sugar 1/4 Cup water 3 TBSP Olive Oil   Caramelize the onion slices in the olive oil over medium heat until the onions are golden , brown bits start to form on […]

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Ruby Red Kraut & Beet Salad

Ruby Red Kraut & Beet Salad

1 Cup Firefly Kitchens Ruby Red Kraut 3 medium beets steamed al dente, peeled, and cut julienned 1/4 Cup grated fresh horseradish root (not jarred or “prepared”) 1/4 Cup thinly sliced sweet onion drizzle of olive oil Salt & Pepper to taste   Toss all ingredients gently with olive oil and salt & pepper.  Enjoy […]

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Ruby Red Kraut Cranberry Sauce

Ruby Red Kraut Cranberry Sauce

1 Cup Firefly Kitchens Ruby Red Kraut 1 Cup Cranberries 1/2 Cup of sugar 1-2 TBSP minced fresh ginger 1/4 Cup good quality or fresh squeezed orange juice   Cook cranberries, sugar, ginger and OJ over medium heat until the cranberries “pop” and the sauce begins to thicken (around 10 minutes).  Remove from heat and […]

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Ruby Red Kraut and Fresh Cranberry Salad

Ruby Red Kraut and Fresh Cranberry Salad

1 Cup Firefly Kitchens Ruby Red Kraut 1 Cup fresh cranberries 1/4 cup sugar 1 crisp apple, peeled and cut matchstick style 1/4 cup slivered almonds, lightly toasted Mixed greens   Pulse the cranberries and sugar in a food processor to a coarse grind.  Set aside for approximately 4 hours (sugar is completely dissolved). Toss […]

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Firefly’s Favorite Recipes

Firefly’s Favorite Recipes

Kimcheese 1 cube cream cheese ½ cup Firefly Kimchi Splash of brine if you want it lighter and fluffier 1-3 Tbsp goat cheese (optional but makes it extra yummy) Puree all ingredients until smooth and enjoy! Fantastic with rice crackers, bread or if thinner as a veggie dip.   Kimchi Pate 1 cup dark Green […]

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Broccoli-Tahini-Kimchi Pate

Broccoli-Tahini-Kimchi Pate

A few weeks ago we had the amazing opportunity to host Cherie Soria for a talk and book signing at Firefly Kitchens. Cherie is a raw foods chef, teacher, cookbook author and founder of Living Light Culinary Institute in California. People come from across the globe to study under Cherie, and having her in out […]

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Cinco de Mayo Celebrations: Leafy Greens and Cortido Enchiladas

Cinco de Mayo Celebrations: Leafy Greens and Cortido Enchiladas

These vegetarian enchiladas make great use of seasonal chard or kale. They’re light on the stomach and are topped off with a great zesty sauce made with Cortido Kraut and fresh cilantro! They are a perfect foundation for your Cinco de Mayo party or any casual dinner this season.   Leafy Greens and Cortido Enchiladas […]

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Cabbage and Women’s Health

Cabbage and Women’s Health

Did you know? In addition to the low-calorie and high-fiber qualities that cabbage is most often recognized for, and aside from the its benefits as a fermented food that we have covered in great deal as you might imagine, there are some interesting new studies that show cabbage lends some surprising health benefits to the […]

Egg & Kraut Recipe Contest Winner!

Egg & Kraut Recipe Contest Winner!

Linda Zurich, who sent us this beautiful recipe for Eggs With Wilted Baby Greens and Kimchi Salad Stuffed Radicchio, is the official winner of our first Firefly recipe contest. She won 2 free jars of Firefly product for submitting the best recipe that combines eggs and 1 or more of Firefly’s fermented foods. Linda is […]