Garden Update! Plus: Make your fruits and veggies last longer!

Hi! Did you start your garden yet? Our tiny egg carton garden is just getting some tiny leaves poking up, and our big tray of tomato starts had to get planted into bigger pots! We also started a bunch of herbs this morning, so all you can see it dirt so far. Everything lives inContinue reading “Garden Update! Plus: Make your fruits and veggies last longer!”

Super Summer Squash!! // Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins

It’s National Zucchini Day, which means we get to celebrate with one of my all-time favorite recipes…chocolate chip zucchini muffins! It’s about this time of year people start to wonder what they can do with all the zucchini growing in their garden. It’s not uncommon to see neighbors gifting (and re-gifting!) their zucchini squash toContinue reading “Super Summer Squash!! // Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins”

Freezing Fruits and Veggies // Broccoli Pesto Pasta

Did you know frozen fruits and vegetables are just as healthy as fresh fruits and vegetables? They can taste just as good too! Freezing fruits and vegetables allows you to enjoy fresh produce all year long, even when they aren’t in season. It’s smart to save excess produce from the farmers market, garden, or storeContinue reading “Freezing Fruits and Veggies // Broccoli Pesto Pasta”

Raving Radish Dip // The Fun Way to Eat Your Vegetables

It’s that time of year when radishes are popping out of the ground, just waiting to be eaten! Radishes are often thought of as spicy or bitter, but turning them into a yummy dip will help mellow out those flavors. We only need three ingredients for this dip…garlic, radishes, and low-fat cream cheese. First, cutContinue reading “Raving Radish Dip // The Fun Way to Eat Your Vegetables”

Planting a Vegetable Garden!

Have you or your family ever grown a vegetable garden? Planting vegetables and watching them grow can be a lot of fun. 😄 My favorite part of growing a garden is being able to eat fresh veggies from my backyard! Do you remember the blog post about how to grow tomatoes last spring? Click hereContinue reading “Planting a Vegetable Garden!”

Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti

If you’re not sure what do with a spaghetti squash, just do what the name says. Make spaghetti! It’s super easy but everyone will think you’re an awesome cook. Just like regular spaghetti you’ll need spaghetti sauce and whatever you like to put in your sauce. For this recipe I added ground turkey and cherryContinue reading “Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti”

Scrumptious Spaghetti Squash

This is the last week that we’ll be focusing on a seasonal fruit or vegetable. Don’t worry, there are many fun, delicious, and nutritious things in store! To end this fun series, we’re entering the world of winter squash by learning about spaghetti squash! Can you guess why this squash is called spaghetti squash? ItContinue reading “Scrumptious Spaghetti Squash”

Everything is Peachy!

Question: What did the peach say when another peach made it mad? Answer: You want a peach of me??   😆 For some reason peaches don’t strike me as the type of fruit to become angry. Sometimes the word peach/peachy is used as an adjective that describes something good or positive. Have you ever heard someone […]

Green Bean Fries

Some lean, mean, and green string beans are about to be transformed into fries! You might be mostly familiar with fries eaten at a fast food restaurant but, believe me when I say, you’re going to want to familiarize yourself with these green bean fries. They’re delicious! This time of year green beans are growingContinue reading “Green Bean Fries”

The Green Bean Machine

Green bean, string bean, french bean, snap bean – they’re all the same thing! Why do green beans have so many names? I don’t know, but I do know that they’re a vegetable everyone should be eating! Green beans came from Peru but today, green beans can be found growing all over the world! InContinue reading “The Green Bean Machine”