It’s the middle of summer and the farmers’ market is bursting with, well, everything. Every week there is another treat that wasn’t there the last. At my market right now those treats are the fattest, juiciest blackberries ever and the start of the sweet corn. For me one of the best parts of going to […]Read More Blackberry Sweetcorn Muffins
My favorite words at the farmers’ market are, “so next market the ____ will be in.” my least favorite words at the market: “so this week, maybe next will be the last for the _____.” I mean, we wait not-so patiently for each crop to make its way to the tables each market, buy, cook, […]Read More The ULTIMATE Food Prep – Freeze that Produce!
Last week at the farmers’ market my favorite farmer challenged me to “do something” with red Russian kale. OK, you asked for it, you got it!Read More Kale Rolls
My fit friend Lisa gave me a bunch of button and portobello mushrooms fresh from her family’s farm and I thought I’d make some comfort food.Read More Beefy Mushroom Kale Soup
For some reason the more I thought about making stuffed poblano peppers, my head kept thinking about cheese. I decided to go with cottage cheese; not too crazy, good protein addition, and easy to add. Next decision? Meat.Read More Stuffed Poblano Peppers
OK, OK, I know I say this a lot, my fit and hungry friends, but I think this is my new FAVORITE recipe I have EVER MADE. OMG if you like stuffed peppers and you like soup you have to give this one a try! It was super easy to throw together, it’s VERY CLEAN and HEALTHY, pretty INEXPENSIVE, and PRETTY. Oh, and did I mention it’s DELICIOUS?!Read More Stuffed Pepper Soup
So I was listening to the radio the other day and something caught my attention. I haven’t been able to get it out of my head since. The man (whose name I honestly didn’t catch as I wish I could give him credit!) was commenting on the health and obesity crisis in our communities today […]Read More Who controls the health in your home?
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 […]Read More Rhubarb Sauce
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?Read More Blueberry Zucchini Oat Muffins
Looking for a fresh kick to your party? Give my all fresh SALSA a try!Read More All Fresh SALSA!