Posts filed under: Health & Wellness

Southwest Chicken Soup – Garden style

Nothing beats a bowl of warm, hearty soup on these frigid winter days. This Southwest Chicken Soup recipe used 8 ingredients I had preserved from my garden, maximizing the health benefits and providing a phenomenal flavor. I gotta tell you,... Read More


Say you’ve already hopped on board and know that buying and eating locally grown food is more sustainable for the optimum well-being of your family’s health and for the growth of your community. You shop at your local mom &... Read More

Gardeners Holiday Gift Guide

Seasons greetings! We’re fully in the swing of the holidays, and while that means sharing delicious meals around the table and quality time with the family, it also can be stressful to find that perfect gift for everyone on your... Read More

Tomato Growing Tips!

We all love growing tomatoes.  They are a staple in the garden most gardeners can’t be without.  However, tomatoes are known to be a little high maintenance compared to other veggies.   Tomatoes start strong and healthy.  You start to see... Read More

Raspberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

As the days are starting to warm up, I find myself craving fresh greens. As we’re falling into the spring season, I also am starting to crave the fresh berries that I know summer will be bringing soon! I came... Read More

Growing & Eating the Rainbow

Are you ready to eat through the rainbow with me? Each color of produce has its own amazing benefits. Check out the most popular fruits and vegetables for each color and get inspired to brighten up your diet! RED +... Read More

It’s Tomato Time!

The Seasonal  Midwest Antipasto! I long for fresh tomatoes all year, especially here in the Midwest.  Our window of growing is narrow.  They have a tendency to come all at once.  I feverishly preserve what I can and try to... Read More