Effortless Sweet Potato Growing

Sweet Potato Flower is Similar to Morning Glory

This past year I decided to try growing sweet potatoes. I bought an organic sweet potato from Lucky’s Market. Cut off the tips grow slips and eat the remaining. Two slips later I had four buckets of sweet potato vines. After six months I had sweet potatoes. The leaves and flowers are beautiful. I cut off slips off from the … Read More

Make Your Own Sushi Rolls

I took a sushi roll class at the House of Leaf and Bean in Jacksonville, FL. A truly wonderful experience, that is so wonderful I took what I learned and tried making veggie and shrimp sushi rolls. Thank you, Wen! The House of Leaf and Bean is a must go to if you love healthy centric dishes & drinks in … Read More

Perfecting the Art of Omelet Creating

Long overdue on posting! I’m finally free to continue exploring Daily Eats. The past 4 years were not wasted on working alone, I had time to work through the bad, poor, better and best of creating an omelet. My philosophy about eating an omelet is anytime. My favorite version is thin, yellow with lots of veggies served with 7-grain gluten-free … Read More

Starting off the New Year by Cleaning Out the Pantry

Happy New Year! Kick off the new year by cleaning out your pantries! I spent several hours going through all the spice and herbs in the pantry and tossing out all the expired spices and spices without labels. It was a chore. I found spices that expired in 2012! When food is prepared with spices the spices should taste fresh … Read More

What to do with White Sonora Wheat Berries

DailyEats White Sonora Wheat Berry Salad

I’m always getting unusual things from the Farmers Market, if you know me you know I love new experiences. On a recent visit, I brought back white Sonora White Wheat Berries. Lucky for me my farmer’s market friends advised me on what to do. Thanks Eric and Emma! I’m putting everything to good use! Cooking White Sonora Wheat Berries like … Read More

Agritopia CSA: What do with PattyPan Squash

PattyPan Squash Cooking

I never had PattyPan Squash before needless to say I was a bit befuddled when it arrived with CSA from The Farm at Agritopia the other day. I Google’d recipes for PattyPan Squash found one I really liked the sound of. This recipe for Stuffed PattyPan Squash comes from Scharko Farms with a couple of modifications. QUINOA-STUFFED PATTYPAN SQUASH 1/2 … Read More

From Farm to Salad

I was at the Gilbert Farmer’s Market and picked up fennel from Agritopia and grapefruits from Phil’s Farm. I created a fennel, grapefruit and mint salad. It’s delicious and refreshing. Here’s the very easy recipe: 2 grapefruits peeled and cut slices in half 1 bulb of fennel thinly sliced for bite sizes handful of fresh mint – we grow our … Read More

Juicing Beets

Beets may not be your favorite vegetable but they are packed-full of healthy goodness. Juicing beets requires knowing what beets taste best with. When I juice beets I also think of the other vitamins that I may need to get through the day. In the example in the photo I juiced: 1 Beet with beet leaves 4 Celery sticks 1 … Read More

Adding Magic to Pancakes

There is nothing like a good Sunday breakfast that sets the tone for the rest of the week!¬†This morning I decided to do what I love to do – celebrate a memorable Sunday. Yesterday, while at the Gilbert Farmer’s Market, I was pleasantly surprised by a new product created by Iss’s Magic Mixes, Cranberry Maple Pecan! It only took one … Read More