Harvest Fridays – Tomato Season is Here!

Yellow Galina Tomatoes

Heya! Happy Harvest Friday! It's finally tomato season. I think 95% of novice gardeners start with tomato plants, so tomato season is awesome because so many people are enjoying it. If you live it cooler climates, it might not quite be tomato season for you yet, but don't worry-- it's coming soon! I harvested my first tomato last week, have picked over a dozen more, and have lots on the vine almost ready to go. Hooray! Aren't homegrown tomatoes just the best? Let's dive in... Aquaponics Update We're having a lot of trouble with the system right now. We had another mass fish die-off. … [Read More...]

Growing cucumbers

Harvest Fridays – The Great Cucumber Harvest

Every week, I always tell myself I’m going to get my Harvest Friday post done early and ready to go first thing in the morning. And every week (or every other week, really) it just doesn’t happen. But you know what? I kind of enjoy taking Friday afternoons to really assess and explore the garden,… 

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White Chocolate and Raspberry Brownies

White Chocolate Raspberry Brownies

These thick, gooey brownies are made from scratch and studded with white chocolate chunks and big, juicy raspberries. They’re what dreams are made of. What happens when you aren’t paying attention and bake a 9×13-inch pan’s worth of brownie batter in an 8-inch square pan? Ridiculously thick, amazingly moist brownies, that’s what. Whoops? Nope, not… 

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Roasted Cod with Crispy Garlic Potatoes and Warm Tomato Salsa

Baked Cod with Crispy Garlic Potatoes and Warm Tomato Salsa

Happy weekend, everyone! Today, since it’s Caturday, and since I’m a crazy cat lady… my favorite furry friend is back on the blog. Nick makes fun of me all the time for being a crazy cat lady. I think my cat is my child, I follow cats on Instagram, I make a beeline for the… 

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Mediterranean Tuna Salad on Ritz Crackers #PutItOnaRitz

Mediterranean Tuna Salad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PutItOnARitz #CollectiveBias I’m all about the healthy snacking lately. With all my recent travel and a somewhat sporadic hectic schedule, I don’t always have time to fit in traditional meals. So I eat a lot of snacks. I’ve… 

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Blood Orange Mojitos

Blood Orange Mojitos

These Blood Orange Mojitos combine fresh mint, blood orange juice and light rum for a perfectly refreshing and colorful spring drink! There is a serious lack of delicious cocktails on this site. Seriously. We make fun cocktails pretty often, especially in the summer, but we’re usually having too much fun to stop and take pictures!… 

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Pad Thai Zoodles with Zucchini Noodles

Pad Thai Zoodles

These Pad Thai Zoodles are a healthy, low-carb alternative to the traditional dish. Spiralized zucchini noodles are cooked with chicken and a classic Pad Thai sauce with all the flavor you love! If there’s anything on my 2015 To-Do List that I’ve been keeping up with, it’s traveling. In the past week I’ve been all… 

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Leek and Bacon Breakfast Pizza

Leek and Bacon Breakfast Pizzas

These Leek and Bacon Breakfast Pizzas bring together soft, melt-in-your mouth leeks, crispy bacon, velvety egg yolks and crisp whole-grain pitas. These are perfect as breakfast-for-dinner, too! FRIENDS! I am so excited about today’s post. Not only do I have a super amazing recipe to share with you today, but I also have an amazing… 

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Growing potatoes

Harvest Fridays – Where are our fish!?

Hey all. Happy Harvest Friday! I was out of town all week so I have a major back up of veggies. I need to do some serious salad-eating over the next few days. Tomorrow I am going to be talking about one of my gardening heroes, so please check back!! You know, sometimes I sit… 

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