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Chicken Abruzzi

This is a wonderful lunch or dinner meal that can be made largely from your garden! It makes delicious use of zucchini, kale, peppers, and anything else you might like to throw in. It is modeled from the Chicken Abruzzi that is available at Olive Garden (a delicious choice if you happen to be stopping […]

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July Garden Update

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Seedling Growth Update

Chia (above) – I’m not sure what I’ll do with this. It was more of a last-minute idea to throw some chia seeds in the flat. A throwback to Chia Pets if you will. I think it needs a warmer climate than mine (Zone 5).  I will see I guess! Kale – Growing quickly with […]

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Tomatoes, Peppers and herb starts

The seeds are in the dirt! I took some time a week ago and cleaned out the seed starting trays and mixed together my mix (coco coir and worm castings). I used Apple Numbers to layout my trays and decide what to plant where. I planted the seeds, based on what I had leftover from […]

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Sunday Harvest

We spent this beautiful Sunday morning out in the garden. It began with an impromptu hornworm spotting that turned into a full on hornworm massacre. I think we killed at least 10. Yuck. They are so big and gross and are able to blend in so easily right in front of your eyes! Once we […]

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Veggies to Juice – Before and After

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Eggs in a Nest

This is my version of eggs in a nest – scrambled eggs with chives and onions over a bed of lettuce and kale with fruit on the side. Yum!

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Green Juice for Breakfast, Omega 8004/8006 Review

  Many mornings we start the day with juice from fresh produce. I can’t think of a quicker or better way to pack the nutritional punch that a glass of fresh vegetable juice offers. I can definitely tell the difference when we drink our juice versus when we don’t. I also noticed how filling a […]

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Revenge of the Cabbage Worms

(click on the images to view them larger) I have been noticing more and more holes in the leaves of my kale. At first I attributed them to a hail storm, but as leaves started almost disappearing I decided a closer look was in store. And lo and behold – cabbage worms. Yuck! I’ve been […]

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Green(ish) Smoothies

I love these green smoothies. They are such a great way to use up all the Kale in the garden and have a yummy treat with a nutritious punch. Here’s what I do: Wash the kale and separate the leaves from the stems. Lightly steam the leaves until they are slightly soft. Put the steamed kale in […]