Nothing Like Fresh, Summer Veggies!

Ever heard of Christmas in July?! Well I’ve been experiencing Christmas in July for the past two Mondays with my CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) pick up! Also I am happy to report Kara and I indulged in an amazing CSA meal together, enjoying not only an array of perfectly ripe, organic, local veggies picked that […]

Carianne’s Amazin’ Veggie and Bean Sauté

Happy Friday Everyone! Last night I got the creative juices going and whipped up a delicious meal that I wanted to share with you! I was excited to find and use several items grown in “my backyard” (well from my town) that I bought at the farmer’s market and local food co-op. So I am […]

Stay Hydrated!

After the hot weather this weekend it’s finally starting to feel like summer 🙂 Although today is cool and rainy (again) I have high hopes June 21st will mean summer weather is here to stay. One important thing to remember with increasing temperatures is to keep yourself properly hydrated with water. However, water is often […]

Check out your Local Farmer’s Market!

This weekend, I decided to check out two farmer’s markets in my area (within 15 miles of my house). I may have been inspired by my agricultural tour across America, but I want to take advantage of buying more local groceries to support farmers and sustainable practices in agriculture. And what better way than to […]

Cauliflower Fried Rice

I never was a huge fan of cauliflower growing up. Mostly because we didn’t eat it very often and it always seemed so boring to me. This all changed last year when I discovered the amazingness of cauliflower crust pizza (stay tuned for this one!), soon followed by mashed cauliflower (if you remember this recipe […]

Get Your Steam On: How to Cook with a Bamboo Steamer

Today we’re putting a little spin on our usual Thursday recipe and combining it with a bit of a product review for you! Although steamed vegetables sound like the epitome of a “health food” they also usually have a stigma as being a bland and boring way to get your five daily produce servings in. […]