cooking, Garden Life

Balsamic Kohlrabi With Meatballs

Did you grow kohlrabi this year in your garden? They kind of look like an alien to me lol. The leaf shoots coming off a large bulb that grows above the dirt is strange to look at and finding recipes for them is hard to do. They are similar in taste and texture to bamboo… Continue reading Balsamic Kohlrabi With Meatballs

cooking, DIY, Garden Life

Pumpkin Chili Recipe

It's pumpkin season again!! All my friends are posting the cutest porcelain pumpkin bowls full of yummy soups and I'm so jealous because I have no fancy bowls! But I do have real pumpkins!! The ultimate edible bowl. This recipe for pumpkin bowls is so easy! The hardest part was cutting the top off my… Continue reading Pumpkin Chili Recipe

cooking

Homemade Pie Recipe

On Instagram at Never-the-less She Preserved I made a video of making pear pie today (check there for a few extra tips). It was so peaceful to take a fresh harvest and make something delicious. I you want to make a pie yourself here is the basic recipe I used and you can feel free… Continue reading Homemade Pie Recipe

cooking, DIY, Lifestyle

DIY Veggie Bag

You pick out your veggies and put them in a bag. Which then goes into the grocery bag. When you get home you put that first bag into a garbage bag. At this point I'm feeling like I'm being punked. What's the point of all the bags and can I change it? I know veggies… Continue reading DIY Veggie Bag

Writing

Teamwork

"Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life." – Amy Poehler After a whirlwind of excitement last week, which you can read about HERE, I've come to the full realization that I now have an even bigger team on my… Continue reading Teamwork

cooking, Writing

The Call!

I know I'm deviating from my regularly scheduled day but I can't contain my excitement! I HAVE AN AGENT! I saw a #MSWL post asking for a kids cookbook proposal and freaked out. I've watched the #MSWL feed for three years and no one has ever asked for a kids cookbook. So I jumped on… Continue reading The Call!

Lifestyle

Edible Flowers

One of my favorite things to do is wander throughout my yard and collect flowers to eat. Some come from my gardens while others from the meadow. This time of year is ripe for some awesome flower picks. Flowers have traditionally been used in many types of cooking from all over the world.There are many… Continue reading Edible Flowers

Lifestyle

Easy Homemade Fries

Some days when I get home from work, I look at Josh and ask him what he would like for dinner. We both think for a moment, and then say "Fries." There is nothing more easy, stress-free, and delicious as homemade fries. They take a few minutes to prepare, take time in the oven for… Continue reading Easy Homemade Fries

Lifestyle

Roasted Maple Delight

There is something very delightful about Michigan maple syrup, something that makes my heart smile. Some ingredients have so much potential for a creative mind, and maple syrup is one of those things. From desserts, to granola, to adding a hint of healthy sweetness to any dish, maple syrup is indeed a cooking artists dream!… Continue reading Roasted Maple Delight

Lifestyle

Vegan for a Day

To stay healthy I like to have vegan or vegetarian days or meals.  In America most people have meat or an animal product in every meal.  I wanted to share with you what I made yesterday that I thought was really tasty! I love eating vegan or vegetarian throughout the week because it helps cut my… Continue reading Vegan for a Day