Freezer Tomato Basil Marinara Sauce

Freezer Tomato Basil Marinara Sauce

I'm in denial that fall weather has arrived here in the northwest, despite the calendar. Boo.  At some point a miracle takes place deep inside me where fall has found a place in my heart once again, and I can let go of the long lazy days of summer.  At this writing, that hasn't happened yet.  Putting food up for ... Read More
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All Things Fall 2016

All Things Fall 2016

I am excited for All Things Fall 2016, a favorite cooking class with all new recipes, featuring the best of what this season has to offer.  We will prepare a complete meal with a variety of local vegetables and fruits that we’ve waited all summer for. The cooking and eating together takes place in a comfortable home setting and is designed to … Read More

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Pickling Naturally : Spiralized Kohlrabi, Beet and Carrot Pickles

Spiralized Kohlrabi, Beet and Carrot Pickles

Making Spiralized Kohlrabi, Beet and Carrot Pickles is what you do when you've done everything you can possibly do with your bumper crops of kohlrabi and beets and want to extend their season. I finally got around to pickling spiralized veggies with awesome results! But if you don't own a spiralizer, no worries.  Just chop the veggies in small pieces. ... Read More
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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Our annual Cannon Beach family vacation where memories were made is now behind us.  We got to spend a lot of time with those grands that are growing up too quickly.  Such treasured times.  I hated for it to end. We took early morning walks on the beach. One afternoon when the sun came out, we ventured to Hug Point, ... Read More
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Peach Raspberry Upside Down Cake

Peach Raspberry Upside Down Cake

This grain free and refined sugar free Peach Raspberry Upside Down Cake may quickly become your favorite summertime cake.  You've got to share it though.  It's a treat everyone will love and you won't inhale it all by yourself.  I'm speaking from experience here as I wasn't happy with my photos the first few times baking this and made it ... Read More
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Spiraled Golden Beet and Cucumber Salad with Kale

Spiraled Golden Beet and Cucumber Salad with Kale

Welcome fellow salad lovers.  Have I got a great recipe for you!  It meets all of your expectations for a tasty summer salad. Spiraled Golden Beet and Cucumber Salad with Kale is colorful, nutrient rich, refreshing and delicious.   As if that wasn't enough...are you ready for this?  It's topped with cashews.  Yum! These gorgeous golden beets from the garden ... Read More
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Asian Greens Breakfast Bowl

Asian Greens Breakfast Bowl

It's summertime...full of gorgeous sunrises, bike rides and ice cream with grands, outdoor home projects (before photo), and after photo... so I haven't been creating much in the kitchen lately.  But when you have a garden that gives you beautiful fresh greens like this, sometimes inspiration strikes when it's least expected. What greens are these? Well, the seed packet read ... Read More
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Arugula, Spiralized Beet and Jicama Salad

Arugula, Spiralized Beet and Jicama Salad

I want to share this stunningly beautiful side with you of Arugula, Spiralized Beet and Jicama Salad.  In spite of the strong individual flavors of each ingredient, they all play well together. But first this... The hubs and I have entered a new era.  As of early May, we sold our business and are now officially retired!  We took a ... Read More
AmyArugula, Spiralized Beet and Jicama Salad