THE BEST CHIA PUDDING!

THE BEST CHIA PUDDING!

MACARONS

Macaron Recipe My daughter Abriana is an avid teen baker. This is the French macaron recipe she adapted from The Preppykitchen.com and it is her go to recipe; she has had great success using it. It makes a batch of the most dainty, delicate, and delicious cookies that will float right into your mouth and … Continue reading MACARONS

ZUCCHINI-NOUSH

Yet another great Lyn Genet recipe. I love this refreshing dish and add it to salads as my cooked vegetable. It is great to have on hand in the fridge ready to go as a snack served with carrots or crackers. It is a twist on babaganoush because many people are reactive to eggplant. INGREDIENTS … Continue reading ZUCCHINI-NOUSH

MY HÜGELKULTUR GARDEN

Chipmunks loving life in my garden!

BUCKWHEAT CHIA BREAD

Delicious, easy, gluten free and vegan!

SUN TEA

It appears that making sun tea has become a bit of a lost art around my household. I hadn’t made any in years. My Mom seemed to always have a jar brewing in the summer. It's easy to make, tastes delicious, and the sunshine is free. Brewing some tea in a nice sunny spot. INSTRUCTIONS … Continue reading SUN TEA

MY DELICIOUS BOLTING GARDEN

Bolting occurs when a plant begins to flower and set seed too early. It cuts down on vegetable production and is mainly seen as a negative occurrence, but by a happy accident not to me.  We have had unusually hot weather in Central Oregon this summer. Since I am in the high desert and have … Continue reading MY DELICIOUS BOLTING GARDEN

CREAMY CABBAGE, CARROT, AND GOLDEN BEET SOUP

A happy accident!

Cactus Cloth and Yucca Prints

I am in love with everything about Yucca Prints from the bold hand printed colors to the nubby off-white cactus cloth that they are printed on! Barth & Dreyfuss of California made these in the 40's and 50's mostly as souvenirs. They made among other things map tablecloths and aprons with states on them chocked … Continue reading Cactus Cloth and Yucca Prints

Things that make my heart sing!

There is just something about Fiestaware that make makes me feel joy. My Mom had a few choice platers and pieces maybe that is why I love it so much. The colors just make me happy. I love mixing and matching them for different occasions. This monochromatic theme shown below is just delicious looking. Remember … Continue reading Things that make my heart sing!