Recipes & Cooking Demos

As part of ASAP’s Farm Fresh for Health initiative, we’re partnering with community health professionals to bring you virtual demos to inspire cooking for yourself and your family. Shop for ingredients at a farmers market near you.

Cooking with kids? Check out Growing Minds Farm to School resources for cooking with kids and seasonal, kid-friendly recipes

Looking for more cooking demos? Find our Appalachian Grown Chef’s Challenge series on YouTube.

Apple & Carrot Salad

ASAP’s Growing Minds partners with the YWCA of Asheville to present this kid-friendly recipe. Featuring Debbi Timson and Taylor Millington. (December 2021)

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Peach & Corn Salsa

Caleb Gaydish and Aubrey Fleming, MedServe-AmeriCorps Fellows at WNC Community Health Services, take you on a tour of the ASAP Farmers Market and demo a late summer recipe. (September 2021)

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Garlic Mushroom Shrimp Pasta

Maddie Culbertson, demonstration kitchen coordinator for the Mills River Farm Market, and Healthy Living Coach for the YMCA, cooks a tasty and filling meal. (April 2021)

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Plant-Based Tacos

Dr. Brian Asbill of Ruckus Health demos a family favorite recipe. (February 2021)

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Massaged Kale Salad with Vegan Creamy Brie Dressing

Lauren Furgiuele, RDN, LDN of Planting Roots Nutrition, shows us how to massage a kale salad and offers a super creamy but totally vegan dressing. (January 2021)

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