Quick Linguine with Roasted Tomatoes and Fresh Basil

The end of the summer means cool crisp mornings, and big heirloom tomatoes. There have been times I’ve had more tomatoes than I knew what to do with….of course I never complained, that just meant more yummy flavorful tomatoes to eat and to give away! This year was a little different, sadly, out of 5 tomato plants, we only got a couple handfuls. I’ll admit, … Continue reading Quick Linguine with Roasted Tomatoes and Fresh Basil

6 Simple ways to reduce toxins from your home

When I first started changing the way we ate it felt overwhelming, the more I learned the more I became aware that not only our food supply was tainted, but everything from our shampoo, to our cleaning products, and even the clothes we are wearing were making us sick. I knew that for me I needed to start slow, deal with the food issue first, … Continue reading 6 Simple ways to reduce toxins from your home

Homemade Roasted Garlic Hummus

Hummus has gotten really popular in the last few years, and for good reason. Its a delicious, healthy and quick snack thats very versatile. Hummus is one of those things I would buy week after week. When we are having things like chicken for dinner Avah (who is mostly vegetarian, I say mostly because she will eat some hamburger….. sometimes….) can always eat hummus for … Continue reading Homemade Roasted Garlic Hummus

Blueberry Lemon Muffins with Lemon Sugar Sprinkle

A couple of years ago, some friends of ours invited us to their house to pick blueberries. She said they had more blueberries than they knew what to do with, and even with the birds getting their bellies full there were still plenty to pick. It was the 4th of July, so I knew I had some convincing to do with my husband. After a … Continue reading Blueberry Lemon Muffins with Lemon Sugar Sprinkle