Creamy Nettle salad dressing cubes

I was happy to find some wild nettle plants growing in one of the gardens on the side of my new home. Nettles are a powerful plant food rich in many minerals, vitamins and phytonutrients that support virtually every system in the body. Wild foods are generally more nutrient dense and have a broader spectrum … Read more

mint lemonade

My 90 year old mother gave me this recipe over the phone the other day. What a beautiful elixir it is at this time of the year, with warmer days, mint in its prime, and our bodies in need of good hydration all-ways. Play with the amounts of ingredients to find the flavor that you … Read more

Potato Nacho Salad Plate

With fresh ingredients, hot & crispy potato slices, and a creamy dressing, this meal has a unique capacity for simultaneous comfort, lightness, deep nourishment, and easy digestion. Simple enough for everyday fare, it’s also special & fun to serve for a casual get together with friends. See below for a summary of the benefits of … Read more

Garden Greens & Potatoes

by Caroline I created this quick meal inspired by what I harvested while tending to the garden this morning. The rain and warm weather has brought forth so many fresh greens! Fingerling potatoes from Quebec (I planted some of these, so soon we’ll have our own!), halved and cooking in water in an enamel non-stick … Read more

Simple Fall Salad Meal

Grate: Toss with lemon juice, honey and optional salt. Put in a bowl and garnish with sprouts (I’ve use sunflower and alfalfa-red clover here), avocado and a baked sweet potato. You could also add chopped onion. Enjoy!

Zucchini Noodle & Tomato bowl

by Caroline If you grow zucchini, keep an eye on them as they grow and pick them when they’re about 8 inches long for this tasty and easy one-dish meal. For one serving: Toss it all together and voila! Enjoy!

Spinach-Dill-Avocado Dressing

One of the things I love about tending a vegetable garden is being inspired by what’s available in the garden at any given time and making lively meals to share with friends. This past week I had half a bed of spinach that was starting to go to seed so I pull it out and … Read more