Posts Categorized: Food

Go-To Veggies for Autumn Gardens

Go-To Veggies for Autumn Gardens

The summer may be over but that doesn’t mean the gardening season has to be. Cool season plants means you can continue to harvest fresh veggies well into autumn. Here are some great vegetable options to grow this fall: 1. Broccoli Broccoli tends to produce bigger, sweeter heads during the fall due to the cool weather…. Read more »

Eggplant Pizza

Delicious and easy to make, this is a sure winner for adults and kids alike.

I was struggling to come up with a recipe to use up the rest of my eggplant when it hit me. A unyielding craving for pizza! Since the whole vegan challenge, we’ve been pretty good with our eating. Lots of fresh fruits and veggies (also, because our garden is a production monster), and a lot… Read more »

Cheese-less “Queso”

Cashew, soy-, dairy-, and gluten-free dip for everyone to enjoy

A little backstory: my sister is vegan and is currently visiting us from out of town. We all decided to embark on a 30-day vegan challenge to make her feel more welcome and to make cooking meals less cumbersome. I mean, we also had our own individual reasons for trying this out too. For me, it was… Read more »

Grow a Cocktail Garden

Grow a Cocktail Garden

Raise a glass to gardens! There is nothing quite like a peaceful summer evening with a refreshing beverage in hand. So let’s get full of spirit this season with these great garden-fresh cocktail additions. Mojito Mint It’s pretty much a no-brainer. I mean, mojito is in the name! But mint is so versatile that there are… Read more »

Root to Stalk

Overlooked vegetable parts that are totally edible.

Growing your own food is an excellent way to help combat food waste. Honestly, who would want to see the literal fruits of their labour end up in the compost or garbage?! But did you know that some of the plant parts that are ending up in the compost are actually edible and nutritious? Let’s talk… Read more »

Food Trends of 2016

Top food trends of 2016

I have said this before and I’ll say it again: I love food. And in my passion for palate pleasers, I quite enjoy keeping an ear to the ground for any and all trends in food. Here are some that are making waves so far this year. 1. People of the world, SPICE UP YOUR… Read more »

No Space, No Problem – Veggies for Small Space Gardens

Vegetables for small space gardens

With the way things are going in the housing market, it seems like only a few of us will have the luxury of a spacious backyard garden. But having limited space does not mean you can’t have a great edible garden. Whether you are downsizing your family home or just buying your first, here are… Read more »

Taste of the Season

Taste of the Season

Story time! It was late last spring. Melody and I were up to our necks with catalogues and notes, researching potential additions to our Tried & True Edibles line. In all honesty, things weren’t going very smoothly. Instead of finding vegetable plants for the Edibles line, we kept encountering varieties that wouldn’t really fit in…. Read more »