Recipes

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Tomatillo season is here. One of our favorite recipes for using up bumper crops of Tomatillos is Roasted Tomatillo Salsa ...
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8 delicious cantaloupe recipes

8 Delicious ways to use Cantaloupe, Summer Recipe Ideas

Cantaloupe is so easy to grow here in Arizona. If you are a cantaloupe lover and need a few more ...
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Easy Homemade Coleslaw

Easy Homemade Coleslaw Recipe

Summer is here, at least here in Arizona. Temps have been a cool 100 degrees and rising. This is the ...
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Moringa Noodles with Squash

Garlic Gluten-Free Moringa Noodles with Squash Recipe

These moringa noodles are a new family favorite. Although there are limitless possibilities for a pasta dish and many sauce ...
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Homemade Moringa Noodles

Homemade Gluten Free Moringa Noodles Recipe

When you have to go gluten-free, either by choice or for health reasons, there is a pretty big learning curve ...
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Baked Vegetarian Stuffed Squash Flowers

Baked Vegetarian Stuffed Squash Flowers

If you have ever grown any type of squash before, you know they are very prolific producers. But did you ...
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Gluten Free Blueberry Sourdough Pancakes

Gluten Free Blueberry Sourdough Pancakes

If you love pancakes as much as I do, this will be your new favorite recipe. These gluten free blueberry ...
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Raspberry Mint Mojito

Refreshing Summertime Raspberry Mint Mojito Recipe

When summer heats up, there is nothing better than a refreshing summertime raspberry mint mojito. My spin on this popular ...
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How to grow Armenian Cucumbers plus 35 cucumber recipes

Growing Armenian Cucumbers in the Phoenix Arizona Sun

Living in Arizona means gardening all year long. The trick to growing veggies here is knowing the best times to ...
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How to dehydrate tomatoes

Dehydrated Tomatoes: A Beginner’s Guide

Tomatoes have soooo many uses in the kitchen. You can slice them, chop them, blend them into a sauce... this ...
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How to dehydrate strawberries

Dehydrated Strawberries – A Yummy Healthy Treat

Strawberries are a sweet healthy treat that even the pickiest eater can enjoy. Certain times of the year, these scrumptious ...
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How to harvest, wash & store lettuce from your garden

How To Harvest, Wash & Store Lettuce

This is a great tip that I learned from my mother-in-law on how to store washed lettuce. She told me ...
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how to harvest & prepare Moringa pods

How to Harvest & Prepare Moringa Pods

Moringa trees also referred to as Drumstick Trees, are easy to grow in the Southwest and provide a good source ...
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Super Healthy Turkey Burger Recipe

Super Healthy Veggie Turkey Burger

Looking for a healthy meal for your family? I have become an expert at adding healthy ingredients to meals that ...
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How to Dehydrate Basil

Drying Basil From the Garden in a Dehydrator

One staple in our garden every summer is Sweet Basil. I have gotten to the point where my basil self ...
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Homemade Bone Broth Recipe

Homemade Bone Broth Recipe

Follow along with me and learn how to make the best homemade bone broth. We love homemade broth. It has ...
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Instant pot recipes for beginners

Easy Homemade Instant Pot Recipes

When I first started out using our Instant Pot I was on the search for a collection of easy homemade ...
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Best Instant Pot Refried Beans Recipe

Best Instant Pot Refried Beans

We just love making Mexican food at least once or twice a week. I also love saving money. Making the ...
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Homemade Peppermint Coffee Syrup

Homemade Peppy Peppermint Syrup

The weather outside is frightful… frightfully cold anyway….. unless you live in Arizona. 13 degrees outside today… somewhere else…. 70 ...
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Homemade Healthy Pizza

Healthy Pizza With a Twist

I know - healthy and pizza shouldn't really be used in the same sentence. It isn't as bad as saying ...
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Vegan Freezer Chocolate Pecan Cookies

A Vegan lifestyle isn't all about boring foods and living off of salads.  We switched to a vegan diet about ...
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Paleo Baked Sweet Potatoes

A few years ago I decided to try the Paleo way of life.  I quit all grains and most sugar ...
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Fermented Dill Pickle Recipe

Fermented Dill Pickles

I am writing this today in honor of National Pickle Day!!!!! Who doesn't love pickles? So many different flavors can ...
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Dairy Free Vegan Pesto with Basil

Dairy Free Vegan Pesto

Basil thrives all summer long here in Arizona. Every spring we sow seeds for sweet basil. As you can see ...
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