Yellow Wax Beans Roasted With Pancetta

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Yellow wax beans roasted with pancetta is one of those super easy side dishes, full of flavor, using one pan, and healthy too! Whether you have a plethora of these in the garden to use up (as I do) or you buy them from your local store or farmer’s market, these make a great addition…

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Creamy Cucumber Dill Dressing

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Use your garden produce or farmer’s market finds to make this refreshing and easy cucumber dill dressing for salad, dip, or even as a sauce on fish. What is more refreshing in summer than the bright flavor of cucumbers, full of water content and brimming with so many possibilities? Not much. Cucumbers in water have…

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Planting Day Turned Into Planting Weeks

There’s so much going on during planting season! It’s the end of the school year, kids are graduating, end of school activities are taking up time. I had a minor surgery. Life is crazy and it’s hard to get all the garden prep and planting done. So exactly how much did I get done in…

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Wild Rice Bowls With Roasted Vegetables

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What makes this wild rice bowl so good? The flavor combo! Rice bowls and power bowls have been popular for a few years now. There are recipes all over the internet and even restaurants that feature rice bowls as the main attraction. This one in particular uses wild rice. I actually like a wild rice…

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Med Melts With Creamy Ricotta Walnut Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

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There’s a restaurant near me that has these sandwiches I adore.  They are Mediterranean melts, which us locals refer to as ‘med melts’.  It’s at one of those hipster places that bake their own bread, have gigantic chocolate filled croissants for breakfast, and there’s lots of dark wood inside.  I love it for the atmosphere, but…

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Sunrise Quesadilla

Breakfast made easy, but not boring!  These sunrise quesadillas are  cinch to whip up and a great way to use leftover tortillas from taco night. 😉 In addition to being fast (20 minutes for the whole family), these are a great way to get in some extra veggies.  They are pretty much scrambled eggs with…

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My Favorite Cauliflower Pizza Crust

I have to admit I held off on the cauliflower crust thing for quite awhile after it came out.   Now I actually really like my cauliflower pizzas.  Once I finally did try a few recipes, I had to work on my own version to find an easier way.  Secret: I am a bit of a…

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