Tag: garden
Raw Zucchini Bread

Summer may feel over after Labor Day weekend, but seasonally many summer veggies are still growing strong here in SoCal, including green zucchini.  This season I’ve been growing a bunch of summer squash varieties that I’ve mainly been slicing up and freezing for future meals, but I’ve also used a lot of the green zucchini to … Read More...

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Roasted Garlic Maple Rainbow Carrots

Nothing like Mother Nature’s beautiful rainbow carrots; and always a little extra special when you grow them in your own healthy soil. This year I planted organic carrot seeds in early spring and around now, mid-summer, they’re really starting to get happy and ready to harvest.  I haven’t successfully saved carrot seeds yet, so all … Read More...

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How-To Grow 100+ Plants in a 3x2 Space For Less Than $20

If you’ve been following me on Instagram, I’ve posted a couple sneak peek pics of this garden bag idea as it was growing over time and you gals & guys seemed to love it, so I wanted to put together this DIY post with sequencing and time-lapse pics so you can see exactly what I did, … Read More...

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Homemade Strawberry Jam (with Chia Jam option)

This strawberry season has really been pumping out a bunch of tasty (and beyond sweet!) berries each day. This particular season I incorporated Malibu Compost, a biodynamic, or “beyond organic”, compost to the soil and the plants are producing more than ever and flavor is off the charts good.  Typically I pick a big handful … Read More...

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Fresh Summer Tomato Salad Recipe

This time of year tomatoes really start to take shape in the summer garden, as well as I find an immense variety to choose from at the local farmers markets. I got the inspiration for this particular summer tomato salad from a fresh garden haul pick of tomatoes, a few cucumbers and fresh basil, all … Read More...

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Organics Series Part 1: How To Start Your Own Organic Garden

Health, fitness and foodie enthusiasts, especially those who are committed to eating real, whole foods from organic, local and sustainable sources, have two major complaints I hear often: availability and higher costs (compared to conventional food), and stemming from that, the “why should I eat organic if the other stuff is cheaper?” question.  This post … Read More...

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What if I told you you could feed a family of 4 the freshest, organic ingredient meal, and it would cost you less than $1 per person? One of the simplest ways to eat healthy organic food and not break the bank, in fact, SAVE money, is to simply grow your own food – even … Read More...

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