Newest Recipes, Gardening Info, Nutrition Tips

Making Pesto in a Food Processor

I’ve been harvesting opal and green basil from the garden, so it’s pesto season. Here’s what I use to make pesto and how I make it in my Cuisinart Food Processor. You can make it in a blender, but will probably need to add more oil to get it to […]

Cucumber Tomato Salad

This recipe is quick and easy. Use cucumbers, onions, and tomatoes from the garden. Serves 8.   Ingredients: 4–5 tomatoes 1 large cucumber 6 oz feta cheese ¼ cup red onion 2 tsp oregano 1 tsp pepper, freshly ground 3 tbl balsamic vinegar 3 tbl olive oil Method: 1. Cut […]

Veggies from the Garden

Amazing how quickly there’s food to eat from a home garden. I didn’t plant until the second week of May, and then it was a slow process which took a few weeks to complete. The first veggies we were eating were baby lettuce and radishes. By July 1, there was […]

Pests 1A—Gophers!

Golphers already! I seem to get one every summer, just as my veggies are growing big and beautiful. I go out to the garden and this is what I find:   A dead plant! But this year I’ve decided to take matters into my own hands (in the past I’ve […]

cindy with squash plant in garden, gardening class

A Plant Strong Diet

“He that takes medicine and neglects diet wastes the time of his doctor” Cindy owned and operated a health food restaurant serving vegetarian, whole grain foods back in the 80s before it was the trend. She owned Seychelles Restaurant for almost 13 years, with organic specialty produce and fresh herbs grown […]