Fall Salads

Once you have started eating seasonally you start to have a whole new relationship and appreciation for lettuce. What once may have been taken for granted becomes an almost holy experience when you go without it for the better part of the year. In October heads of lettuce gradually begin getting smaller as a stark reminder of the season coming to a close and the earth going within to regenerate for another season. We love our fall salads and eat…

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Seasonal Snacks: September

It’s September and that means school is back in session and that means busier schedules, lunches and after school snacks. Don’t let that be a reason to slip up on your seasonal eating habits. We are still in full swing of seasonal snack ideas with lots of options at your local market and fruit stands. September Snack Fresh Food Ideas cherry tomatoes pears & apples celery sticks (ants on a log anyone?) grapes sweet peppers broccoli & carrots blueberries (get…

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Salmon Jerky

Wow. That’s all I should have to post. We used the recipe from the Nourishing Traditions cookbook and one of the salmon I was gifted last year. Every time I prepare one of those fish I am compelled toward gratitude and appreciation for this beautiful animal that gave it’s life to feed me. They are gorgeous fish, I can’t believe we are still eating them.

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Perfect Roast Chicken

Tis the season to be butchered…la la…wait sorry. It’s slaughtering season which means fresh meat. Yum. For someone who was a vegetarian for most of their life I sure do love fresh meat and there is nothing quite like a roasted chicken, except maybe a roasted duck….anyway… It’s easy. Even I can do it.

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~ Ansel Adams"

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