Better Breakfasts: Asian Omelet and Maple Nut Granola

This last weekend we enjoyed hosting some new friends,singer/songwriter and worship director David Gaulton , his lovely wife, Leah and friend and pianist, Koji. Saturday was a flurry of events that pulled Jack and I away from home from very early in the morning until late at night. On the drive back home from our early morning commitment, I was mentally creating a … Read More

AmyBetter Breakfasts: Asian Omelet and Maple Nut Granola
Five-Spice Udon Noodle Bowl

Meal in a Bowl: Five-Spice Udon Noodle Bowl

A bowlful of hot steamy noodles swimming in yummy broth is only the beginning of a satisfying meal. When time is short and cooking is the last thing I want to do…but I’m craving something healthy and hot – it’s Noodle Bowl time! My cupboards are well stocked with 10 lbs. of whole wheat Udon noodles, so discovering new and … Read More

AmyMeal in a Bowl: Five-Spice Udon Noodle Bowl

For The Love Of Gardening

Our freezers have been emptied of last year’s harvest and for now I have only the memory of last season’s fresh vegetables. Our current garden produce is just now timidly poking up out of the dirt. This is a photo of last year’s vegetable garden and what we are eagerly waiting for. A new “tool” stands ready to receive fresh … Read More

AmyFor The Love Of Gardening
Every Day Whole Wheat Bread

Every Day Whole Wheat Bread

My dorm room in college was a studio apartment.  It wasn’t long before I was putting that little oven in my teeny kitchen to use and luscious aromas of bread baking wafted through the halls of that old apartment building. I got bit by the bread baking bug! In my naivety, I first tackled bagels, challah, and crusty french breads. Fast forward to marriage and … Read More

AmyEvery Day Whole Wheat Bread


Well, hello there! I have been wanting to start a blog documenting what’s cooking here at our house, gardening and harvesting tips, etc.  I follow lots of yummy blogs, but this is my first time writing my own… very excited about it! I’m going to share my “about me” blurb here in this first post to introduce myself… ———————————————————————————————————————— Healthy … Read More