It's bitter cold but I just enjoyed a little taste of spring. I combined the alfalfa sprouts(homegrown) with some shredded carrots and topped it with some salad dressing. The result was a crunchy little salad that really hit the spot. Sometimes its the simplest things that are the best.
Check out these past posts which talk about sprouting
If you're trying to keep it local, this time of year its all about what you've got stored away or what you can produce on your own with the occasional winter farmer's market thrown in for good measure.
We find ourselves with an abundance of apples, applesauce and apple pie filling. I've taken to making Amish baked oatmeal leaving out the raisins and instead topping it with apple pie filling (homemade in the freezer). I also add a teaspoon of cinnamon stirred into the oatmeal.