My garden is in full bloom right now, popping out zucchini's faster than I can eat them! One of my favorite ways to use up a bunch is to make ZOODLES! They're the perfect base to get creative with, adding whatever sauce and veggies you have around. I settled on my go-to cashew sauce for this dish, adding a healthy handful of fresh basil. My cherry tomatoes are also overflowing so I decided to get a little fancy and placed some in the dehydrator, transforming them into delicious sun-dried tomatoes! I couldn't resist tossing in some Lancaster corn too, it perfectly balances the dish, adding a bit of sweetness and texture ( :
It was my mom's birthday this week and she absolutely LOVES Black Raspberries! I found some growing wild on the side of the road, and knew I had to make a sweet treat for her special day!! This week has been super hot, so I felt like Ice Cream was the way to go ( :
I'm a big fan of Stinging Nettle because it's not only super nutritious, but it can be incorporated into SO many tasty dishes and drinks! It gets its name, Stinging Nettles, from its ability to make humans' skin Sting when touched! This can make them difficult to work with, but some good gloves or a plastic bag is all you need to safely harvest and prepare them. Once harvested, you simply par boil in water for a couple of minutes before transferring to an ice bath. At this point, they are safe to work with sans gloves! I found this recipe from Foraged by Fern on IG and made a few adjustments based off what I had on hand. I...
The recipe I am sharing with you today is for a Sesame Peanut Sauce, it tastes AMAZING on Zoodles but you can also use it on regular rice noodles. Super filling and loaded with healthy fats and protein while being low on carbs. You can mix in as many veggies and/or tofu if you'd like to amp up the nutritional content!
I don't know about everyone else, but I ALWAYS have some kind of pickle in my refrigerator. From Dill to Kimchi, I crave that crunchy, sour and spicy flavor! Now that our gardens are overflowing and produce prices are a little more affordable, it's a great time to explore the art of pickling ( :