Getting the Garden Started

Well, we've had the garden supplies ready for quite some time now. In fact, we've had seeds since last year (I love heirlooms!) Since the weather has been so wacky (not to mention our lives so crazy!) this is the first chance I've had to get out into the yard and start working on getting it ready for this season....more

Cuban Devilled Eggs

Cuban Devilled Eggs  This is a super easy inexpensive but ...more

More Counter Space… the Easy Way!

Here’s how to get a little bit more kitchen real estate without going through a massive renovation: Dexas' Over-The-Sink Strainer Grippboard®....more

Sweet Almond Milk

I love nuts (that's what she said) especially ALMONDS!  With 1 cup of raw almonds I can make over 2 cups of almond milk and enough almond meal to bread 2lbs of chicken breast. A little goes a long way. ...more

Re-Growing Green Onions

I heard you could re-grow green onions from your grocery store leftovers. It sounded easy enough, almost like magic.Well, I've had people tell me things are easy before and it doesn't always turn out to be true for me. This, however, actually was super easy, so I'm sharing. Here is what you do:...more

Quick Homemade Pickles

As part of my ongoing quest to make everything on my plate I recently started to make my own pickled cucumbers. We had been given a huge bag of organic cucumbers, maybe 2 or 3 kilos, and it was about 30 degrees outside so I needed to move quickly to preserve them or they would wither and be wasted. I had never made pickles so I did a quick search for recipe ideas, then threw together a quick brine and hoped for the best. ...more

Trip Tip: Cool Ways to Pack a Cooler

Image from Can't I Just Orbit?...more

GLUTEN-FREE CARAMEL CREAM CHEESE DIP

 Easter is right around the corner and I've deci...more