Every year I anxiously watch the cucumber plant in my garden twist, curl, and stretch until it takes over the whole plot. Before I know it the vines are producing more beautiful, fresh veggies than I know what to do with. I love eating cucumbers straight from my garden. Read more
When I became more conscious of what I feed my family, I also was a little saddened to think they may not experience some favorite treats from my childhood. Read more
Growing up we saw my mom’s side of the family more often than my dad’s. Mostly because they lived slightly closer to us. Partially because the mom’s usually set up the get-togethers so naturally she and her sisters leaned toward each other. There were several dishes that I would consider staples at our family gatherings. One of the big ones is this now famous taco dip. It wasn’t always the same person making it, but the dip was always there and always well-loved. Read more
We have all been there – you plan to start a meal in the slow cooker before you leave the house in the morning but life gets crazy and it doesn’t happen. You get home with limited time until dinner and 100% of the meat in your house is frozen solid. This is when we usually turn to take out or pizza, but there is a better way! I am sure you have heard about the super popular kitchen gadget the Instant Pot. The hype is true, you can honestly have dinner on the table straight from the freezer in under an hour. Much less depending on the recipe including this fast and easy Instant Pot salsa chicken. Read more
You know that feeling when you try to serve your family something new? Something healthier? You don’t immediately call it out, but kind of hold your breath a little as they take the first bite. That was the situation for me the first time I made these Spinach Ricotta Lasagna Rolls. Read more
I used to think it was a waste of time to make my own taco seasoning when it is so easy to buy pre-mixed packets in the store. Obviously the store mixes, especially the conventional ones, have extra ingredients, fillers, and preservatives that you don’t need and probably don’t really want in your body. Once I tried it myself, I realized it is so easy and quick to make up your own organic taco seasoning mix. Plus it saves money in the long run which is a huge bonus.
Chili is a one meal I never thought I would get my young kids to eat. No matter how little chili powder I use, they love to proclaim how ‘spicy’ a dish is (it’s not!). Once I finally convinced them to give it a chance, they realized they actually really like it! Since then we have been able to try all kind of varieties. This organic quinoa chili has proven to be one of our favorites that I keep coming back to.
This cheesy, creamy, organic taco pasta is sure to become a go-to in your kitchen. It is one of the easiest and cheapest meals to make organic and it is always a big hit! Read more