Strolling around your local farmer’s market during the spring will invariably include the options of various greens, ramps, and rhubarb. Rhubarb? Yes, rhubarb is one of my favorite treats of the spring and I eagerly grab a bunch as soon as the fresh crop appears. Maybe you’re curious/confused about this green/red vegetable/fruit that’s tart/tangy. Maybe […]
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These sweet treats truly are special. Very clean, with ground oatmeal instead of flour, honey and applesauce instead of sugar, and blueberries bursting with every bite – what’s not to love?
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So there I was at our local chain restaurant… and I saw they had broth bowls. With noodles and chicken. Of course I had to order one. It was delicious, I have to say. But as I enjoyed it I thought to myself, “Beth, you can totally make this yourself!” And so I did. The […]
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Everyone loves a good sloppy joe! But what if you are feeling something a bit more modern, a bit healthier? This recipe is a new twist on that traditional favorite to keep our inner child happy, with just enough tweaks to keep our adult sensibilities thinking fit! The classic joe is basically ground beef with […]
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If you want to make the very richest soup, you gotta make your own bone broth. You can use it for your weekly food prep when you make your rice and quinoa instead of plain old water, too!
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…plus leftovers and snacks. 😉 My true market excursions these days are limited to once-a-month. As the days grow shorter and colder, I eagerly await the first Saturday of each month as it brings a plethora of fresh treats from local farmers. With any farmers’ market it’s always fun to see what produce they will […]
Read More 1 trip to the Farmers’ Market… 6 meals?!
As the temperature falls, I think we start to crave comfort. Here’s one way – savory beef stew.
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My treats this week are a combo of markets… My local farmers’ market is sadly over for the season, so my produce, and thus my weekly food prep, must come from different places. Luckily, a neighboring community offers a monthly market indoors and I visited it last weekend. It’s always nice to visit new markets; […]
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My favorite local market runs May-October, so during the winter I get other opportunities to find my fit…
Read More My Winter Farmers’ Market!
On the last day of this season’s farmers’ market my favorite farmer brought an extra special treat that he hadn’t delivered the entire year – POTATOES! There were bags full of big, beautiful, lumpy, red and white tubers. I was enticed immediately. I love potatoes; they are the ultimate comfort food. My family feels the […]
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