Why You Should Grow Your Own Lettuce

It seems just like yesterday that I anxiously published the post Little Lettuce Going to Feed Me Someday. This is my first year growing Lettuce in my garden and I was so excited to start harvesting fresh, yummy salads everyday!  Well, just a couple of weeks later we have SO MUCH LETTUCE! I hate the ideaContinue reading “Why You Should Grow Your Own Lettuce”

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 “

The Benefits of Eggs

Since taking wheat out of my diet, I have replaced it with some new menu items that I can’t seem to get enough of. Tomatoes, potatoes and….eggs! It seems every other day I am reaching in the fridge to make some kind of egg dish for lunch! Whether it be scrambled, poached or just plainContinue reading “The Benefits of Eggs”

Pretty Like a Flower, Tasty Like Food

In my opinion, if you plant something in your garden, ideally, you should be able to eat it. Gardening takes water, valuable time and money to grow, so you minus well reap the rewards! There are so many beautiful herbs and vegetables that have flowers and look just like other perennials you can spend hundredsContinue reading “Pretty Like a Flower, Tasty Like Food”

Holy Rhubarb 

I love me some rhubarb. Check out my recipes page for yummy spiced rhubarb jam! I recently moved my Rhubarb from one part of my yard to another because it was starting to get holes from pests. The stalks were perfectly fine, but the leaves were showing some major damage.  Pests are not typically aContinue reading “Holy Rhubarb “

Please Peas, Grow Faster!

It’s that time of year when the garden is just starting to pop out of the ground and tease you with its brilliant colours and shapes. You can almost taste it already!  One if my favourite snacks is snow peas right off the plants. Every day I go out to the garden to see ifContinue reading “Please Peas, Grow Faster!”