Baked Fried Green Tomatoes

Green tomatoes add some crunch and a little zing to your meal.  Try this method for making them, so much easier than frying them and they taste even better than fried. Ingredients: 4 large firm green tomatoes 1 1/2 cups of Panko bread crumbs  (or make your own bread crumbs) If using unseasoned bread crumbs …

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Taste of the Garden

Easy Eggplant Dish Lots of summer veggies are coming from the garden right now.  Take advantage of the wonderful flavors to combine a quick, easy to prepare dish.  This can  be served as a side dish or can be used as a main course served over rice or pasta (maybe even over spiralized zucchini noodles). …

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Ratatouille from the Garden

Ratatouille is a vegetable stew.  It’s wonderful to make when the garden is supplying lots of eggplant, squash and tomatoes. It is a dish that is good to make up ahead and have available for the week.  It can be used as a main dish maybe served with pasta or as a side dish to …

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Cucumber Tomato Onion Salad

It’s cucumber season with lots of varieties available just waiting for a delightful way to be served to your family. I’m always looking for easy quick recipes that are nutritious and tasty.  This is a recipe that we use often because it is simple, can be eaten all along during the week and is oh …

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Sauteed Seasonal Veggies

A quick and easy summer meal that I made for lunch one day this week. Fresh veggies (squash, zucchini, sweet peppers, and kohlrabi) diced up and sauteed in coconut oil. I seasoned to taste with sea salt and fresh ground pepper. After the veggies had softened some but still had some crunch I topped them …

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Tomato Basil Soup Using Fresh Tomatoes

3 tablespoons olive oil 2 onions, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 1 sweet pepper, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 4 pounds tomatoes, washed and chopped (Don’t bother to peel) 1 teaspoon honey 1/4 cup packed basil leaves 3 cups chicken stock 2 teaspoons sea salt 1  teaspoon black pepper 3/4 cup heavy cream Heat olive oil …

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