Tag: vegetarian

Fruits & Veggies, Gardening

2020 Harvest Tallies!

2020 was my 8th year growing food in our own backyard.  What a year it was! Am I right?  Our world has gone through one of the most difficult experiences of our lifetime.  COVID-19 has affected every continent, every country, every city and every person.  It truly is something we’ve […]

Appetizers

Blueberry Crostini

We went blueberry picking on my birthday this year.  It might seem strange to go pick someone else’s berries when I have three bushes in the garden.  I love visiting farms though, and it was really nice to get out into the country and walk deep into a blueberry field […]

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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

Bed Preparation

I’m a very tidy person.  I don’t like knick-knacks, clutter or unopened mail.  Gardening offers me the opportunity to welcome a little bit of chaos into my life.  I allow the wild nature of the garden to help me be flexible and let go of (a little bit of) control. […]