This classroom-friendly recipe does not require any cooking, and the local apples make it a sweet treat that kids will love! The associated lesson plan includes classroom suggestions for apple activities.
Recipe from Chef Kirk Fiore, Biltmore
Carrot, Orange, and Honey Soup
1 onion, diced
2 celery stalks, diced
4 medium local carrots
2 tbs local honey
1 orange, juiced
1 qt water
1 tbs butter
1⁄2 cup heavy cream or milk
salt and pepper to taste
Combine all ingredients in a sauce pot.
Cover and simmer on low heat.
Cook 30-45 minutes until vegetables are soft.
Allow to cool and puree in blender until smooth.
Season with salt and pepper. Enjoy!
From Growing Vegetable Soup, written and illustrated by Lois Ehlert.