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Bountiful Harvest

“He that takes medicine and neglects diet wastes the time of his doctor” —Ancient Chinese Proverb September’s harvest is filled with oranges and reds. It is so rewarding to have a basketful of veggies that are grown in my garden. Here’s some ideas for improving your health and the health of […]

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Corn Stalks, Removing Old Stalks

I love growing and eating fresh corn. But now, the corn’s been harvested, the plants are turning brown and it’s time to remove the old stalks and plant some fall crops.    First thing I do is cut down the stalks with my clippers, and stack them carefully into a […]


Greek Grean Bean Salad

This flavorful greek green bean salad is easy to make, and will keep in the refrigerator for s few days for a quick meal or snack. 1 pound green beans ½ red bell pepper 1 tomato 1/2 small red onion 1 teaspoon minced jalapeño ¼ cup feta, crumbled  2 tablespoons […]

Zucchini Muffins

Healthy Zucchini Muffins

There’s so much zucchini growing in the garden, time to make zucchini bread. I used 2 zucchini and 1 yellow patty pan squash. These muffins are light and fluffy. Makes 20 muffins    

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Greek Vegetarian Mousakka

Mousakka is a greek dish made with a layer of potatoes and eggplant in a tomato herb sauce and covered with a creamy bechamel sauce. Traditionally it’s made with ground lamb, but this version omits the meat. Gallery This recipe is in 3 parts: tomato herb sauce, bechamel sauce, and […]

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Planting Tomatoes

It’s May, and time to plant tomato plants in most of California. With chance of frost behind us, and summer just around the corner, I am planting my tomato seedlings into the garden. I bought a variety of seedlings from a local farm, Love Apple Farms. This is one of my […]