Sausage and Beans

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Entrees, Recipes2 Comments

Several years ago, my parents went on a trip to Italy with some close friends.  One of their most favorite things they did was to attend cooking classes.  My father LOVES to cook.  He loves searching for ingredients, the process of cooking, and of course, enjoying the meal.  It was no surprise to me to hear how much he enjoyed … Read More

Recipe: Asian-style Sesame Asparagus and What’s in My CSA Box – Week 4

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Recipes, Side Dishes4 Comments

It’s that time of the week again for “What’s in My CSA Box!” I also have a yummy recipe that is perfect for this season’s asparagus.  It’s a twist on sesame noodles but with nutrient dense asparagus! First off, my CSA box this week was full of delicious spring goodies! spinach two types of head lettuce rhubarb Easter Egg radishes … Read More

What’s in My CSA Box? Week 2

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Real Food7 Comments

Well, this past week, I received vegetables only.  I was kind of glad that the veggie only time was this week as we were going out of town for a long weekend. I picked up my delicious veggies and received lettuce asparagus bok choy parsnips lettuce mix ramps (wild leeks) radishes dandelion greens What did we do with this bounty? … Read More

Roasted Cabbage

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Recipes, Side Dishes1 Comment

I absolutely love simple recipes. Few, but wholesome, ingredients that explode with real flavor are the kinds of dishes I like to serve to my family.  As far as veggies go, I always strive to offer variety to my children, but often find myself serving the same tried and true recipes over and over again because I know they will … Read More

Beef Stir Fry

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Entrees, Recipes5 Comments

I love the versatility of stir fry!  Meat, veggies…fry it all up and serve it over rice.  Done and done.  What I love even MORE about stir fry is that I can use whatever I have in my fridge.  Any ingredients usually lend well to a stir fry.  In this case, I had some broccoli, a red bell pepper, and … Read More

Soaked Oatmeal Breakfast

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Breakfast, Recipes31 Comments

I love having a hearty oatmeal for breakfast in the morning.  The warm and gooey texture, topped with whatever toppings I am craving in the morning is a delightful breakfast treat.  When I was a child, my favorite oatmeal was one that was in a little package – Maple and Brown Sugar.  Considering both “Maple” and “Brown Sugar” don’t appear … Read More

Stuffed Peppers – Real Food Style

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Entrees, Recipes1 Comment

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I have always loved stuffed peppers.  It doesn’t matter if they are little tiny peppers stuffed with cheese or spicy jalapenos stuffed with meat, or big bell peppers stuffed with veggies, rice and sausage…I love them all. My mom used to make stuffed peppers often when I was a kid and they were so delicious.  Unfortunately, looking back on them … Read More

Fermented Jalapeño Rings

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Fermenting, Ferments, Recipes22 Comments

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This is going to be a spicy post, my friend!  Personally, I don’t like things REALLY spicy.  I like a little bit of heat, but nothing that sends me looking for a tall glass of milk.  My husband, on the other hand, LOVES spicy!  If he doesn’t start sweating, it isn’t spicy enough.  In an effort to get my family … Read More

Frozen Granola Bars

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Recipes, Snacks and Appetizers32 Comments

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We love Granola Bars in our house.  Remember my recipe for a homemade granola bar that uses honey and sugar?  Well, that recipe is great for traveling.  To school, work, or wherever, it is a great snack to throw in your bag.  Today I am going to share a recipe for a frozen granola bar! This snack is a favorite … Read More