Do you shop at your local farmer’s market? If not, you should! I work at my local market on Sundays selling fermented foods – cucumber pickles (now that cucumbers are back in season), sauerkraut, kombucha, kimchi, etc. I love the products I help sell to folks, but I also really like to see what is … Continue reading Interesting Farmer’s Market Summer Finds!
Summer is great with its long warm days that seem like they will never end! I tend to spend as much time outdoors as I can during the summer as long as the heat does not get too extreme. From June – September, I am more motivated to eat fresh and healthy produce since we … Continue reading Summer Time Light and Fresh Feasts
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!