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Fruits & Veggies, Gardening

Early June Garden Update

It’s been about a month since I posted an update on the garden.  We’ve had a wonderful mix of hot days (70-80 degrees and sunny) and warm rainy days.  The plants LOVE this combo.  They love rain far more than treated water from the municipal supply.  Our water is treated […]

Fruits & Veggies, Gardening

Natural Pest Control

I went out to the garden today to pick some strawberries and found the ants had discovered my succulent little treats!  As an organic gardener, I do share my garden with insects, many that are beneficial to my plants.  I prefer not to have ants in the garden though because, […]

Fruits & Veggies, Gardening

Spring Planting 2018

I’m so happy the last raised bed is finished!  It’s our tradition to walk to the Farmer’s Market during the first weekend of May to purchase our veggie starts so I’m right on schedule.  We always buy our starts from Sun Gold Farm based out of Forest Grove.  We know […]

Salads

Oh She Glows Salad

In 2012 I stumbled upon a vegan food blog that would end up changing my life.  I didn’t know it at the time but this amazingly talented, Canadian blogger named Angela would become a household name and her recipes would end up gracing our table two to three times a […]

Grains

Hot Vegan Oatmeal

There’s snow on the ground today and more is expected tonight.  I’m in no mood to cook an elaborate meal.  A big, hot bowl of oatmeal sounds perfect! I cooked these whole grain oats on the stove with filtered water and a little salt.  I tossed in 1/4 cup of […]