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Bringing Permaculture to Life in the Kitchen



The Art of Food

When James one day remarked that he wish he didn’t ever have to eat because he considered it a nuisance I almost ended our relationship right then and there. His comment actually made my chest hurt with pity and shock…. Continue Reading →

Quick and Easy Spinach “Frittata”

Sunday mornings are tough for me. Usually I’m tired from all the work we did Saturday and usually we don’t get to sleep in. Like this Sunday we had a quote for the back splash at 9, so we had… Continue Reading →

Nice and Easy Naan

I’ve been wanting to make Naan for a while now. When I went up to Vermont on my Maple Syrup Adventure we made flat bread several times. They had a large wood stove they always kept going, once we rolled… Continue Reading →

One Pan Poached Salmon and Green Beans

This poached salmon and green beans recipe is an easy weeknight meal. As many of you might have figured out salmon is James’ and mine favorite type of fish. I am always trying to figure out different ways to make… Continue Reading →

Ridiculously Easy Banana Pancakes

My go to breakfast is toast, with peanut butter, sliced bananas on top and a dash of cinnamon on top. If I’m feeling in extra need of some sweet comfort food I’ll add a drizzle of all natural honey too…. Continue Reading →

Easy Peasy Red Curry

I’d like to delve more into Curry dishes and other Indian food. This is not the best curry recipe I’ve found but it is the easiest and quickest. So it’s worth a try if you haven’t made curry before and… Continue Reading →

Brussels Sprouts and Acorn Squash

More Brussels Sprouts…this time with squash! Half the time I create ¬†or find new recipes and go out and buy the ingredients I need, the other half of the time I try and create recipes with the things we already… Continue Reading →

Kefir Tropical Smoothie

I’m that weirdo who makes smoothies in the dead of winter. I’ve been really trying to not buy fruit at the grocery store. It’s very hard to only eat and only buy fruits and vegetables in season. After growing up… Continue Reading →

Tuna Salad

Lunches are always a struggle. While James is perfectly OK with his frozen tortellini and tomato sauce every day I get a little bored and antsy. I also usually am short on time. So it’s great to have something I… Continue Reading →

Honey Lemon Shrimp Pasta

This recipe came about after we found a bag of frozen shrimp in the fridge and since we couldn’t identify if it was ours, ex-roomate’s or current roomate’s we decided to claim them. It’s a great mix of sour and… Continue Reading →

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