This pickled beets recipe, while not only fun to make, is also delicious! Yesterday I cleaned up the rest of my garden. As soon as it’s tilled, it will officially be put to bed. Ahh. Most days I’m more tired than my garden and wish for a “long winter’s nap”. Of course, with lots of produce canned and frozen, my winter will be filled with delicious home-grown meals. Having pickled beets at the ready is one of my favorite delicacies!! [Read more…]
This fall soup recipe is our favorite! It’s an Ayurvedic Squash Apple Soup! While it’s great to make it with newly harvested ingredients knowing everything is fresh, you can – and should – make this anytime. And make it often! Preparing and eating this warms you on the inside almost as much as this soup.
When people talk of doing something from start to finish, we always think of planting the seed, tending the crop, harvesting the produce, and preparing nutritious food. We also think of collecting buffalo fiber in the field, having it cleaned and carded, spinning it into yarn, and knitting socks – but that’s another blog post.
Following are directions for the most delicious, nutritious fall soup recipe!
Pumpkin Seeds are one of the best parts of Halloween! There’s nothing like slow roasting pumpkin seeds on a cool crisp October day while the family carves their pumpkins and decorate for the Fall. Below is my recipe for how to roast pumpkin seeds:
1. Select a pumpkin.
Remove the insides (pulp and seeds). Creating a jack-o-lantern is optional but a lot of fun!
I made this easy Mexican Spaghetti Squash recipe for my family, and they went nuts for it. I actually had to go buy more squash to do it again! The kidney beans make it seem like a meat dish while the zesty sauce adds a lot of flavor to it. It’s a healthy recipe but has the comforts of a hearty meal we crave in the cooler months.
It’s harvest time in the garden. Here’s one idea for using up the bounty: a healthy, fairly fast, colorful Garden Vegetable Omelette! I LOVE fresh veggies, but they can be a bit overwhelming at times….