K’s Cukes… Er… Pickles

I am a pickle fiend. I’ll fully admit to that. It got to the point that when we visited family in Ohio, they’d pick up an extra jar of pickles just so I wouldn’t eat all of theirs. Needless to say, it’s about time that I shared my favorite homemade pickle recipe. K’s Cukes –Continue reading “K’s Cukes… Er… Pickles”

Creamy Dreamy Dressing

A little more protein, a lot of flavor! A good way to get your kids to eat their greens. Quick, easy, and also good for dipping! 1/2 cup of your favorite hummus (we love roasted garlic hummus or caramelized onion hummus) 2 tbsp pesto (try using our pesto recipe!) 2-4 tbsp apple cider vinegar (toContinue reading “Creamy Dreamy Dressing”

Herb Garden Pesto (Nut & Dairy Free)

I love harvesting herbs from my garden, seeing them grow is so satisfying! However, sometimes they grow faster than I can use them. This is a great way to use a bunch up at once! Herb Garden Pesto: Makes 8-12 ounces 1/4 cup fresh basil 1/4 cup chives 1/4 cup fresh thyme 1/4 cup freshContinue reading “Herb Garden Pesto (Nut & Dairy Free)”

Fresh Mixed Berry Jam

‘Tis the season for farm fresh berries, and this is a super flexible and easy two-ingredient recipe that can be jazzed up any way you like! 1 pint berries of choice (I used mixed berries from a local farm that I had frozen) 1/4 cup sweetener (I used some AMAZING raw honey that we getContinue reading “Fresh Mixed Berry Jam”

Honey Peanut Butter

I’ve had a love/hate relationship with peanut butter all my life. This one I love and it’s stayed a love! Great for traditional PB&Js, mixing into yogurt, and even using in savory peanut sauces. I enjoyed some this morning on whole wheat toast with some farm fresh berries and raw honey. 3 cups roasted unsaltedContinue reading “Honey Peanut Butter”

Granola Topped Banana Bread

A delicious and creative way to incorporate a little extra crunch in your banana bread! You can use any kind you want, we used our Fruit Cave flavor that we sell at the market! Try it topped with a little greek yogurt and fresh berries! 1/4 cup butter (or butter substitute), softened 1/3 cup brownContinue reading “Granola Topped Banana Bread”


We took last Friday off of new recipes to prepare for our first day at the market Saturday, but fret not. We’ll be back to our regularly scheduled programming this week. It went so well! We absolutely loved meeting lots of new friends and seeing everyone’s smiling faces in the beautiful (but windy!) weather. ThankContinue reading “THANK YOU!”

Chestnut Doodles

My brother-in-law loves to cook as well, and he recently shared a recipe for chestnut syrup with me that makes really good homemade cream soda. Along with it came a recipe to bake the chestnuts after steeping them to make the syrup, but we didn’t care for that part. Not wanting to waste the chestnuts,Continue reading “Chestnut Doodles”

Roasted Tomatoes

A slow, delicious treat for sandwiches, pizzas, or pasta, oh my! Roasted Tomatoes: Makes 1 Pound 1 pound tomatoes of choice (I used tomatoes on the vine today, but I usually use romas or grape tomatoes.) 1 tsp white sugar 1 tsp brown sugar 3 cloves garlic, smashed 1 tsp kosher salt 1/4 tsp groundContinue reading “Roasted Tomatoes”

Curry Miso Soup + A Bonus!

I chose the hottest day of the week for this one, but it was so good I didn’t even care! Easy, quick, and a good way to use up whatever veggies you have in the fridge! Curry Miso Soup: Makes 3 Servings 1 tsp oil 1 tbsp red miso 1/4 cup chashu marinade (see bonusContinue reading “Curry Miso Soup + A Bonus!”