How to Cook

My goal in cooking is to use fresh ingredients to prepare meals that are simple and healthy. I feel like good quality ingredients should be showcased, not overcooked, leaving them in as natural state as possible for the most flavor and nutrition. Everything that I share with you are dishes with this in mind. I know that like myself you are busy but still want to enjoy healthy foods so follow along with me to learn simple and healthy cooking techniques.

Cooking Techniques

Some of the techniques that I enjoy using to prepare foods are steaming, roasting, stir-fry, smoothies, fermenting veggies, making kombucha, making kefir, yogurt and butter. Everything that I make is filtered through the question

“Is it feeding my body or feeding disease”?

July 23, 2016

Benefits of Using Herbs

Think of herbs when preparing your meals. Herbs are often planted and used as an afterthought. I encourage you to take advantage of the herbs to […]
June 5, 2016

Cucumber Tomato Onion Salad

It’s cucumber season with lots of varieties available just waiting for a delightful way to be served to your family. I’m always looking for easy quick […]
March 26, 2016

Boiled Eggs-Steamed Not Boiled

Have you ever had those times when you were making deviled eggs and when you went to peel your boiled eggs the whites stuck to the […]
January 29, 2016

Pork Chops & Apples

Pork and apples are a combination that is so good!  This pork chop recipe is simple to make and full of flavor.  At Country Gardens Farm […]
January 23, 2016

Crockpot Italian Pork Chops

Ingredients 1 onion chopped 1 bell pepper, cut into strips 6 pork chops, bone in 2 T Italian Seasoning 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 t sea […]
October 25, 2015

Making Tea Mixes for Your Family

How to make Tea Mixes Mixing your own herbs for tea is as easy as choosing the scents that appeal to you and blending up your […]