Green Monster Hummus

Kids and adults alike will love this fresh-tasting, healthy hummus! * GREEN MONSTER HUMMUS * 2 cups cooked chickpeas (or one can, drained) 1/4 cup tahini paste 1 teaspoon garlic powder or minced garlic 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon Braggs or soy sauce 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) 1 […]

Herbal Salad Dressings

Garlic Vinaigrette * 1 cup extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar (or aged Kombucha) 3 tablespoons honey 2 garlic cloves, minced Optional: sea salt, black pepper, dill * 1 – Blend all ingredients in food processor or blender. 2 – Enjoy! ************************************************************ Herbal Dressing 2 lemons, juiced (about 1/3 cup) 1-2 […]

Favorite Pesto Ever!

This pesto skips the terribly expensive pine nuts in favor of equally nutritious, great-for-your-heart walnuts. It also includes my beloved kale, to up the nutrition intake and skyrocket the flavor! Basil-Kale-Walnut Pesto 1 cup packed, washed basil leaves 1 cup packed, washed, de-stemmed kale leaves 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) 1/2 cup chopped […]

Companion Planting – Chives

Did you know that by planting this excellent perennial herb around roses or throughout your garden, you will confuse and repel pests? Specifically apids, Japanese beetles, and more. Chives are not only a hard working and fairly attractive herb, they work well in many recipes. Try them in place of scallions (green onions), or topping […]

An Abundance of Zucchini

Poor zucchini. This well-known garden producer does its job so very well that jokes are made about it. Zucchini is given away as door prizes, brought to meetings and churches; heck, it is so productive that people are told not to leave their porch lights on or their car windows rolled down, lest you be […]