CSA Week 11 & 12

Week 11: Lettuce mix, carrots, red leaf lettuce, pea shoots, chrysanthemum leaves (shungiku), young garlic Week 12: Lettuce mix, purple carrots,  red leaf lettuce, cilantro, rainbow chard, purslane Two new exciting greens to try these past two weeks, shungiku and purslane. I didn't get too creative with the purslane I just mixed it into my... Continue Reading →

CSA Week 7&8

Spring is officially in full swing and more veggies are sprouting; excited for the weeks to come. Week 7 keeping the green theme going. Leafy greens are the power house vegetable, packed with nutrients and vitamins that our bodies crave. There is some definite truth to the saying "Eat your greens" more so than "An apple a... Continue Reading →

2nd Annual Chopped Challenge

Have you seen the show Chopped on Food Network? 4 Basket ingredients 20 minutes to create a clever and delicious dish. Last Valentine's Day, my husband and I decided to put our creativity and cooking skills to the test by making an entrée and dessert in true Chopped fashion. We bought each other 4 mystery ingredients and... Continue Reading →

Instant Pot Bone Broth

A few months ago I posted about bone broth and I have since upgraded from Crockpot to InstantPot. Nothing against using a Crockpot to make bone broth but going from 12 hours to 2 hours in the InstantPot is a game changer. I use bones from cooked whole chickens, venison, beef, or lamb, pretty much... Continue Reading →

Sunday Funday Meal Prep

This week I went heavy on the veggies and utilized a lot of overlapping ingredients to cut down on prep time and to keep my grocery list as short as possible. Following I've outlined my menu and highlighted the ingredients I used in each so you can see how each meal is similar yet different.... Continue Reading →

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