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)”

Strawberry Lemonade Coffee Jumbo Cupcakes (Gluten Free & Vegan)

Say that 5 times fast! A little labor of love for a sweet summer treat that features farm fresh berries that almost everyone can eat! To make things easy, I’ve broken down the recipe into little recipes for each component. Strawberry Lemonade Coffee Cupcakes: Makes 5 jumbo cupcakes or 10-12 regular cupcakes Preheat your ovenContinue reading “Strawberry Lemonade Coffee Jumbo Cupcakes (Gluten Free & Vegan)”

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”

Sweet Chili Sauce

A sweet and spicy staple, mostly used for dipping. Try using it as a marinade or a salad dressing! I recently enjoyed it as a way to perk up some leftover curry! Sweet Chili Sauce: Makes 1 – 1 1/2 cups 5 fresno chilies, seeded 8-10 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed 1 tbsp cornstarch +Continue reading “Sweet Chili Sauce”

Limber de Coco + A Bonus!

Limber de Coco, a Puerto Rican frozen treat that my uncle used to make me to cool off in the heat! A cross between a popsicle and ice cream, frozen (usually) in a plastic cup! Sweet, coco-nutty, and perfect for sunshine-y days like today. I made our version vegan, since we’re dairy free! Limber deContinue reading “Limber de Coco + A Bonus!”

Hot Cocoa Oatmeal Cookies

Last week, our patrons chose the Chestnut Doodles for the weekly recipe, but no cookie left behind! These hot cocoa oatmeal cookies are a light chocolate sweet treat, but made a little bit healthy. Hot Cocoa Oatmeal Cookies: Makes 24-36 small cookies 1 1/4 cup rolled oats 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 1/2 tspContinue reading “Hot Cocoa Oatmeal Cookies”