Whole30 Salad Dressing Round Up

Whole30 salad dressing round up
Whole30 salad dressing round up is not only for those starting the year with whole30, but also for people with clean eating goals overall.  I promised you I'd give you some tools for a cleaner 2017 and I can't think of a better place to start than with sauces and dressings.  Condiments that are whole30 compliant kept me from food ... Read More

Dijon Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Dijon Roasted Brussels Sprouts
All veggies taste best when they're in season but this is especially true for Brussels sprouts, and now is their time to shine.  I get so excited to see them at markets in the fall.  Choose sprouts that have an even green coloring, are firm, and measure about 1 1/2 inches in diameter.  This is an old recipe from way ... Read More

Raspberry Basil Cooler

Raspberry Basil Cooler
Is it incredibly hot where you live? Because it's unbearably hot here.  A heat wave is sweeping the PNW in triple digits. This Raspberry Basil Cooler is a refreshing way to beat the heat using local berries and the basil you may have growing in your herb garden.  It has few ingredients and deliciously thirst quenching.  It would be a ... Read More

Grilled Fish Tacos

Grilled Fish Tacos
Spring has lured me in.  All the color and longer days have put me in a spring coma. I've always been one to enjoy all four seasons, including the cold, stark and quiet winters.  But this spring...I don't know it's just so much more inviting than ever before.   All I want to do is be outside and take in ... Read More

Sides and Sauces Spring Cooking Class

Sides and Sauces Spring Cooking Class

Brand new – a Sides and Sauces Spring Cooking Class! More people want to get more veggies on their plate and they want to know HOW.  It’s been said again and again; eat your vegetables.  Learning how to prepare a variety of veggies with 4 easy sauces that compliment them, is what this class is all about. The cooking and … Read More

Ribboned Asparagus and Fennel Salad

Ribboned Asparagus and Fennel Salad
After months of the long cold and dark days of winter; green shoots, robins, sparrows and extended sunlight make me giddy for spring.  Asparagus start showing up in markets, giving us hope for the arrival of assorted fresh and local greens to come. To say I'm excited for this next season is an understatement. Ribboned Asparagus and Fennel Salad is ... Read More

Refreshing Summer Treats: Watermelon Mint Popsicles and Ruby Crush

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We sadly sent our kids and grandkids back to P-town today, after a sweet week-long visit. We enjoyed lots of great meals from the garden and Wesley loved cooking and eating outside while scanning the landscape for wild animals. Tatem was busy entertaining us with delightful squeals and smiles. In between meal times, there was water play, pool splashing, tractor … Read More