A collection of zucchini recipes (low carb/gluten free/ THM)

A collection of low carb zucchini recipes to use up the summer squash. These dishes are gluten free and trim healthy mama friendly.

My favorite part of summer has started….the farm stands are open and FULL of fresh produce. How exciting. (Well, I’m excited!) I love living in an area were there are farm stands all over from bigger farms to neighbors with extra veggies they put out to sell. I love supporting local growers and knowing where…

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The benefits of growing sprouts (and a GIVEAWAY!)

The benefits of growing sprouts (and a giveaway!)

With Spring right around the corner, I am so ready for green. Green grass, flowers and veggies. Sigh, yes, nice green, FRESH veggies.  Some of those those first greens are my favorite…kale, spinach and green onions.   To get us through until it is warm enough to garden, we are growing sprouts in the house. It…

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Tutorial: How to can using a waterbath

Tutorial: How to can using a waterbath

(Links throughout this post are affiliate links, which means if you click on them and happen to purchase something, I get a small percentage of the sale. This does not cost extra to you, but does help fund the blog. )  It wasn’t that many years ago that the idea of canning produce freaked me…

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Five Tips for the Gardening Newbie

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Spring is officially here and summer is around the corner, my mind is ready to garden! Now if the snow would melt, that would be great…. Starting a garden is wonderful, but it can also be a big stress for anyone that hasn’t done it before. I do not consider myself a veteran gardener, but…

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Dehydrating Celery

Dehydrating Celery

Dehydrated celery is something that I never thought I’d have to have in my house. But, do you know how convenient it is to have a jar full when one of your kids gets sick and asks for soup? I almost always keep a whole chicken in the freezer for this purpose as well. And…

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