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



INGREDIENTS ¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice (2-3 limes) ¼ cup Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoons water 1 tablespoon Agave nectar 1 clove crushed garlic Optional 1 teaspoon dried dill also delicious with fresh cilantro. INSTRUCTIONS Combine all ingredients in a cruet and mix thoroughly.  Toss with any salad. Will keep refrigerated for up … Continue reading LIME AGAVE DRESSING


Chipmunks loving life in my garden!


Delicious, easy, gluten free and vegan!


This easy and yummy recipe can be eaten as a desert or for breakfast. It is my version of a Plan recipe. I make it in 8-ounce mason jars. If you use large apples, it will fill approximately 6-8 jars. Apple Streusel Streusel topping 1 ½ cup blanched almond flour 2 Tablespoons coconut sugar 1/3 … Continue reading APPLE STREUSEL


One of my favorite garden plants to grow is Borage. It is very hardy and easy to cultivate, the flowers are so pretty and delicious too. When I am out watering my garden, I love just plucking the flowers off and eating them. They have many uses other than being pretty and tasty. This summers … Continue reading BORAGE

Probiotics and prebiotics: what’s the difference?

Is anyone confused about probiotics and prebiotics? I thought I would do a post about them and include one of my favorite easy recipes to help feed those important digestive tummy helpers. Probiotics are live microorganisms – such as bacteria, yeasts, and fungi – which in adequate amounts may have health benefits. ...Prebiotics are non-digestible food … Continue reading Probiotics and prebiotics: what’s the difference?


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


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


I spent my Sunday cooking and getting ready to start “The Plan”, It is written by a woman named Lyn-Genet Recitas. Some people do The Plan for weight loss, which for me is a nice side effect. I personally do it for a food reset, and to test for food sensitivities. It has been a … Continue reading CARROT GINGER SOUP