Archives for July 2013

Thai Yellow Curry Coconut Rice

2 cups jasmine rice 1 cup coconut milk 3 tablespoons yellow curry powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 onion, diced 1/2 cup julienned carrots 1 tablespoon fresh minced ginger 1 tablespoon fresh minced lemongrass stalk 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups snow peas or sugar snap peas, stem ends removed 1 tablespoon […]

Thai Yellow Curry Spice Blend

1 tablespoon cumin 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon ground ginger 1 tablespoon turmeric 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper 2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 teaspoons fennel seeds 2 teaspoons white pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon cardamom 1 teaspoon mace Mix together all spices. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place until ready […]

Quick and Easy Pink Pickled Radishes

Pickle fans will fall over themselves in glee for these pink-hued radish pickles. The recipe take minutes to get in the jar, and then they’re ready for all the things that deserve a pickle. The aluminum on plastic runners squeals crisply, and I hear the screen door rubbing along its track. Wet feet slap the […]

Pickled Radishes

1 bunch radishes, about 1 pound 1 cup vinegar (apple cider, rice wine, champagne, red wine) 1/2 cup cold water 1-2 tablespoons honey or granulated sugar 2 teaspoons sea salt 1 clove garlic, sliced Thinly slice the radish bulbs (or julienne or quarter depending on preference) and place them in a jar. In a small […]

Blueberry Picking with Your Kids: The Benefits

We’ve been berry picking quite a bit this summer. Take a look at our trip to an organic blueberry farm and how we incorporate it into a healthy and active lifestyle. On Tuesday we rubbed the morning sand from our eyes, pulled on tennis shoes, and loaded into the vehicle. As we drove, the landscape […]

Strawberry Green Tea Pops: Mighty Leaf

A refreshing ice pop recipe that combines your favorite berries (these were strawberry) and green iced tea to form a quintessential summer treat. 10 Quick and Dirty Summer Facts Every spring I plant my garden with the greatest of intentions. I plan and plot, and I care for each plant as if they were a […]

Strawberry Green Tea Pops

3 cups hulled and halved strawberries or other berries 1/2 cup granulated sugar or 1/3 cup honey 3 cups brewed green iced tea In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, cook the strawberries and the sugar/honey until the strawberries are boiling, stirring frequently. Using an immersion blender, blend until smooth. Set the pan aside to […]