No Dig Vegetable Garden AKA Lasagna Garden

No Dig, No Till, No Weeding , No Kidding, Mulch Queen Ruth Stout was the first person I read about that used the no dig gardening method.  Stout was born in 1884 and lived to be 96; by the 1950’s, she had written several books including how to have a green thumb without an aching …

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Smashed Kale Salad

Yummy, another great kale recipe!  If you have ever asked me my favorite way to prepare kale I probably have recommended Massaged Kale Salad or Sauteed Kale with Apples.  This is another Kale Salad recipe that I will be recommending. It’s similar to the other but uses avocado which gives a creamier flavor. Give it …

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Cooking Mixed Greens with Apples

If you’re like me you are always needing a quick healthy meal.  This is one of my go to’s that is actually more steps than a recipe.  You can use it with any tender greens.  The apples are added to give a little compliment to the greens, a little sweet.  It can be used as …

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Zuppa Toscano Soup

Soup Ingredients 1 pound Italian Sausage 2 large russet baking potatoes, sliced in half and then in 1/4″ slices 1 large onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups spigariello, roughly chopped  (can also use kale, swiss chard, spinach or other greens) 48 ounces chicken broth 1 cup heavy cream Optional additions that are tasty:  …

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Starting Your Vegetable Seedlings Indoors

Why you should grow your own vegetable seedlings When you start your own seedlings indoors there is an excitement that comes from seeing those green sprouts emerge from the soil. You are on your way to growing delicious healthy vegetables to eat, beautiful flowering plants to look at and beneficial insects and butterflies to enjoy. …

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