Bell Peppers 

I highly recommend growing peppers in the garden. They are really no fuss crop. With little disease, no pests, and produce high yields of fruit...Who wouldn't want to grow a veggie like that! Not to mention peppers can be costly at the grocery store compared to other vegetables. So it is a veggie I make … Continue reading Bell Peppers 

Garden Brunch Menu & Tips on Hosting Brunch

One of my favorite things to do with my girlfriends is to get together for coffee and to catch up while our little ones  are at school. We try to do this once a month and it usually consists of coffee, baked goods, good conversation and even better company! It was my turn to host … Continue reading Garden Brunch Menu & Tips on Hosting Brunch

Spicy Sesame Salmon & Chinese Eggplant Stir-Fry

  This year I grew chinese eggplant for the first time. They are pretty tasty and I love the color they add to the garden!   This was my first recipe I came up with when I harvested our first few eggplant. I have made it two times since then and it is simple, healthy and … Continue reading Spicy Sesame Salmon & Chinese Eggplant Stir-Fry

Acorn Squash Chicken Cashew Stir Fry + Herb Toasted Quinoa

 I wanted to make a tasty fall stir fry... full of fall veggies!   Well here it is and it turned out better than I imagined! So tasty and full of beautiful color! I think I even impressed my husband! The man loves every meal I make! So.... he might be a little bias. No but really … Continue reading Acorn Squash Chicken Cashew Stir Fry + Herb Toasted Quinoa

Pickling Jalapenos

Pickling jalapenos is SUPER simple. I love to have canned jalapenos in the pantry to add to certain dishes like Mexican casseroles, taquitos and tacos.   Ingredients: 1/4 cups of vinegar 1/4 cup of water 1/4 cup of canning salt 2 tbsp of pickling seasoning 1-2 cups of sliced jalapenos 4 half pint mason jars Start … Continue reading Pickling Jalapenos