Tag: vegan

Lentil stew radish green radish
Greens, Soups

Lentil stew with radish greens

I love this stew because it uses bright and beautiful radish greens!  Did you know the greens are edible?  Store bought radishes usually have greens that have been squeezed, folded and bound with a rubber band so they don’t have much time in the fridge before getting slimy.  Garden grown […]

Sandwiches

Green Thumb Sandwich

Have you ever grown alfalfa sprouts?  They’re SO easy, SO nutritious and SO delicious.  They have a light and refreshing flavor to them and add an interesting texture to any salad or sandwich. My mother gifted me a Biosta stackable sprouter like this one.  It was so easy to grow […]

Pasta

Spring Asparagus Pasta

This light and fresh asparagus pasta dish is one of our very favorite spring recipes.  Asparagus is a spring veggie and is best eaten when the stalks are thin and crisp.  The larger the diameter of the stalk, the tougher the asparagus will be.   Give this delicious, seasonal pasta dish […]

Fruits & Veggies, Gardening, Seasonal

2019 Garden Plan

It’s finally springtime!  I’m so relieved and so excited about the growing season ahead. In the winter, I feel like a little seed buried in the heavy soil, sitting in the dark alone, waiting for warmth and light.  It’s hard to be motivated to do very much except hibernate.  My […]

Salads

Winter Veggie Salad

When the weather gets cold I start craving potatoes and pasta and all the heavy comfort foods.  With Thanksgiving just around the corner it’s time to buckle down and be intentional about eating fresh, raw food.  It’s so much easier in the summer when veggies are in abundance and I […]

Grains

Creamy Polenta with Garden Veggies

Summer is in full swing now.  I have two or three new zucchini and yellow squash ready to harvest every other day.  My kale is PACKED in its bed under the netting.  We’ve been enjoying delightful, crisp, fresh turnips and juicy, white ribs of bok choy for a couple of […]