Foodie Friday: Garden Crop

I love the second part of summer and beginning of fall!  The farmer’s markets are always exploding and the garden is producing.  It’s so exciting!   This batch gave me purple grapes, ground cherries, and tomatoes.  The difference between home grown and store bought is massive.  The flavor of these tomatoes and grapes are extraordinary, […]

NMM: Forks Over Knives!

Happy Monday! Today I’m bringing you another documentary that I think is definitely notable.  It’s called Forks Over Knives and is all about our current diet and what studies have shown.  It tells the story of various people who eat what’s called a “whole-food plant-based diet”.  Some of these people were diagnosed with cancer years ago […]

Foodie Friday: Fried-Cheese Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms

Happy Friday again!  And if you were in the US I hope you had a happy 4th!  Mine was busy, but I did get to see fireworks.  The best part is my 4th of July celebrations aren’t over yet!  Next Friday you’ll get to see the grilled pizzas we’ll be having at my 4th party. […]

Foodie Friday: Zesty Summer Gazpacho

Happy Summer Solstice! It’s 90 degrees here, and I’m so thankful for shade and air conditioning.  It’s too hot to do much cooking, but nice enough that I still want to enjoy a delicious meal.  So I decided to have some friends over the other night and make Gazpacho.  It was fantastic.  We sat out […]