A Guide to Packing Lunches Your Kids Will Actually Eat (No Origami Involved)

It's officially back-to-school season, which means an onslaught of ads, articles, posts, and pins about all of the things we should be doing to get our kids ready to return to school. While there are many aspects of back-to-school time that have ...more

We've Been Making French Fries Wrong

Traditional French fries are cooked twice, and not so healthy. Imagine my surprise when I learned that frying only once with very little hands-on effort would result in magically crisp-tender fries—and use about a third less oil! ...more

Summertime, and the Kitchen Is Easy (Or It Will Be With These Dinner Tips)

Dear Mouthy Housewives, I'm too lazy to cook dinner for my family this summer, plus it's too hot. Any ideas? Signed, Kitchen Is Closed  ...more

Honey Balsamic Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

Slow cookers aren't just for winter soups: Pull that baby out to use in the summer months, too! You can make the tangy, honey-balsamic sauce in less than 30 minutes, then throw everything in the cooker for a painless, easy dish. ...more

Gluten-Free Vegetable Quiche with Cashew Herb Crust

It may already feel like summer, but we have a couple more of weeks of late spring before the seasons officially change, which means you still have time to make this lovely Spring Vegetable Quiche with Cashew Herb Crust from Dishing Up the Dirt ...more

How to Get the Most Out of Your Farmers Market Experience

I really love farmers markets, but I haven't always known how best to shop them. If you're like me, this list of how to get the most out of your farmers market experience might come in handy. Check out my four best tips! ...more

If You Love Mexican Street Corn, You Need to Try This Soup (Yes, Soup!)

If you've ever had corn soup made with fresh, sweet summer corn, you know why soup in August makes perfect sense, even if the weather is still pretty warm. That's why I'm offering a soup recipe for this week's Meatless Monday, and I think this Corn and Green Chile Soup from Homesick Texan takes the concept to a new level of flavor. ...more

Healthy Cauliflower Crust Pizza Is Cheesy, Delicious Magic

Fresh cauliflower, ground flax, sautéed onions and a savory array of spices come together to create a delicious and unique low-carb, high-fiber pizza crust. ...more

Chickpea and Feta Salad

This chickpea and feta salad is hearty enough for lunch or a light dinner, as well as a substantial side dish. Because it's so flavorful, we like it with a simple grilled fish or chicken. Try sprinkling the meats with Joe's Greek Meat Rub before cooking, for a Mediterranean-style dinner ....more

Baby Shower Feature

This baby shower isn't one of my typical posts filled with tutorials and recipes to create a picture perfect party. ...more

Fridays At The Farm

The days are quickly growing shorter here at Tumbleweed Farm and the sunrise is later by the day. We’ve gradually been able to set our coffee maker for up to an hour...more

Brown Sugar Blueberry Muffins

From scratch blueberry muffins kept extra moist with brown sugar. Perfectly light and fluffy with a deep, sweet flavor. Let’s talk muffins today ....more

Soft Banana Snickerdoodles

Got leftover bananas? Bake a batch of super soft, chewy cinnamon spiced snickerdoodles with sweet banana flavor. So irresistible hot out of the oven!...more

Reese’s Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Reese’s Peanut Butter Banana Bread – the perfect marriage of out-of-this-world-delicious banana bread with creamy peanut butter, and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Minis; chocolate, peanut butter, and bananas never tasted SO GOOD in bread. It’s pure banana bread perfection! Fall is just around the corner and the blogging and Pinterest world is already turning focus on fall, Halloween, and Christmas recipes ....more

Peach, Prosciutto + Goat Cheese Crostini

It’s no secret. I do not like goat cheese. I’ve only said as much, like a gazillion times on this bog ....more

Pork Vindaloo: Review of Pure Pork Awesomeness

This faster cooking Pork Vindaloo is delicious and gets dinner on the table in under an hour. A copy of Pure Pork Awesomeness was sent to me in exchange for an honest review. Affiliate links have been used in this post to link to items I am discussing ....more

Pasta Carbonara

Pasta carbonara is one of those simple dinners we should all know how to make. It’s the perfect go to for a busy weeknight and...more