Jar salads or batch salads have been saving my life recently as far as having healthy options on hand for my weekday lunches. I often do not put a lot of thought into my weekday lunches because I try to take leftovers from our dinner meals. But, I have found that I like having these … Continue reading How to Make Jar Salads
For the past three, nearly four seasons now, I have worked for a fermented foods vendor – Number One Sons – at local farmers markets in Maryland, DC and Virginia. Our bread and butter, pun intended, are cucumber pickles, but we only have those during cucumber season, so in the winter and early spring months … Continue reading Follow Your Gut!
Do you have grand plans to start a garden this season? Gardening is a great way to spend time outside in the warmer months and it can be therapeutic too! If you have a stressful day, coming home and tending to your garden can be a pleasant distraction from the daily hustle and bustle. It … Continue reading Plant a Small Garden this Spring!
Sorry readers for the lack of posts more recently! We had some vacation time and now we are back! I don’t know about you, but I love leftovers! Being able to cook enough food at one time to produce leftovers for lunch and maybe even dinner the next day is always a win for me … Continue reading Turning Leftovers Into Additional Healthy Meals!
I have always struggled with making healthy snack choices. Usually when I am hungry for a snack I am not in the mood to be creative with preparation and components because I want it right now! I also want snacks that are actually going to curb my hunger, so try to avoid options like popcorn, … Continue reading Get Back on Track with Your Snacks!