One produce item that is always popular in the warmer months is definitely rhubarb! With its tart yet sweet taste, rhubarb rises to the top of the list when it comes to pie ingredients.
Here are some other interesting facts about rhubarb that you may not have known:
Looking for a rhubarb recipe other than pie? Here are some tasty options you can try this summer:
RHUBARB AND OAT CRUMBLE:
In a small baking dish (coated lightly inside with organic butter), add a combined mixture of chopped organic rhubarb and strawberries (about 2 cups of each) dusted lightly with cinnamon. In a separate bowl, combine ½ C almond flour, 1/3 C organic butter, 1/2 C rolled oats (add more if necessary), 1 tbsp. honey, 1/3 C brown or coconut sugar, 1 tsp. baking powder, 1 tbsp. cinnamon, and a pinch of sea salt until a crumble mixture is created.
Top this crumble mixture to the ingredients in the baking dish, and bake for 45 minutes (or until oats crisp up) at 350 degrees. Serve warm!
In a pan on medium heat, cook down 2 cups of chopped organic rhubarb, ½ C lemon juice and 1 C water for about 5 minutes or until rhubarb stems soften.
Add to a food processor with 1/3 C chopped organic strawberries, 2-3 tbsp. honey (or desired amount for sweetness) and blend until smooth. Add mixture to making dish and place in freezer for 5 hours or until firm. Scoop and enjoy!