Recently I have been trying to perfect growing microgreens ahead of our summer fallow season in Miami….too hot to grow much outside, but I still want something fresh and homegrown! I tried growing micros in soil…and it was, well, messy. I tried growing them on hemp mats and got all sorts of mold overgrowth…couldn’t get the amount of watering just right…overwatered some batches and some dried up. And THEN….I discovered Hamama micros on Instagram. This is an INGENIOUS and crazy simple system. It comes with Continue reading
The other day my husband was reading me an article about how many nutrients are in the skins of root vegetables. I often peel my root veggies but I hate the thought of missing out on some nutrients, lightbulb moment…what about if I roast the skins and Continue reading
When I first suspected that histamine intolerance might be another piece of my wellness puzzle, it felt like yet another food restriction limiting my choices…but discovering how many things freeze well has been the silver lining! The freezer has now become a huge part of my food prep plan! Continue reading
Had a few friends coming for lunch so I cooked up the idea for this mason jar salad bar. You all know I am a bit mason jar obsessed, so this is right up my alley. Continue reading
I had a request for a post about my raised bed garden so here goes!
I am pretty much a novice gardener, but I am having a great time learning by trial and error. My husband built me this 8 x 4 foot raised bed in the fall which made it all possible, as our native soil is not really suitable for growing. He bought Continue reading
Double recipe post!
First up is Delicata Squash. This side dish is so easy and everyone I have served it to has swooned over it. Bonus…it is delicious leftover, if it lasts that long. It reminds me of french toast! Continue reading
This is like finding a $20 bill in the pocket of a jacket you haven’t worn in a while! Recently @deannacarter posted on her amazing instagram account about chopping the cauliflower leaves right in with the chunks when she roasts her flowerettes….lightbulb…I can roast the leaves?!! Continue reading