Trials and Tribulations of a Foodie

Being a Foodie isn’t always dinner parties and cooking shows! It not only changes your life, it changes your friends and families lives too. They are constantly having to listen to you blab on about new recipes or the new, exciting fruit that is now available at the farmers market! Little do they know theContinue reading “Trials and Tribulations of a Foodie”

Fresh Garden Cucumber Salad

I have been really excited about all of the cucumbers that have been coming out of the garden lately! Fresh, beautiful little green cylinders that make great pickles, relishes, eye masks and of course, salads!  If you are like me, lettuce salads are great, but sometimes you just crave something different! Something fresh, juicy andContinue reading “Fresh Garden Cucumber Salad”

Gluten Free Pulled Pork Tacos

I love pulled pork!! I love tacos!!! Do you see where I am going here?  Trying to eat healthier doesn’t mean you have to eat boring! Portion control, good balance and listening to what your body tells you are key to healthy eating. My body (and my mental health) doesn’t like wheat. Some peoples bodiesContinue reading “Gluten Free Pulled Pork Tacos”

Tricks to Making Homemade Corn Tortillas 

Ok, so let me start off here by saying store bought corn tortillas are gross! They might even be cardboard marketed as food to people who don’t eat flour! I cannot image anyone from Mexico buying them. Nope, people from Mexico know how to MAKE a good corn tortilla and believe me, they don’t tasteContinue reading “Tricks to Making Homemade Corn Tortillas “

Garlic Scape Pesto Recipe

Do you grow your own garlic? Did you know that the entire plant is not only edible, but super delicious!!  We have a good amount of wild garlic in our gardens, and other then looking pretty, I was never sure what to do with it. After some research, I learned that the options are endless! Continue reading “Garlic Scape Pesto Recipe”

Quick Garlic Dill Pickles 

Yesterday I went out into the garden and was delighted to see I could pick my first harvest! Whoa Hoo!!!!! Although I only got a handful of raspberries and enough lettuce to make an awesome salad for lunch, I did get a bunch of cucumbers, fresh dill and garlic! What was a girl to do?Continue reading “Quick Garlic Dill Pickles “