Late Summer Produce Recipe Roundup

I have always loved this time of year. The weather is great. Hot, yes. But, I like it that way. As a kid, I really looked forward to getting back to school. I spent lots of time carefully picking out new clothes, getting folders and pencils organized, and dreaming up lunch box ideas during the weeks leading up to the …

Mediterranean Grilled Eggplant with Naturally Free Spice Blends

Naturally Free Spice Blends: A Cook’s Favorite “Easy Button” {Mediterranean Grilled Eggplant Recipe}

Publisher Note: Today’s post supports a good friend to Scratch Mommy in her new business endeavor. Loriel has been one of the biggest cheerleaders for Scratch Mommy, pretty much from the start. I hope that you enjoy the recipe that Contributor Claire shares here using Loriel’s UhMaaaaZing new organic, non-irradiated spice blends. You are going to *love* Naturally Free! Make …

In early spring rhubarb is everywhere and it's tart taste makes a great simple syrup for a Rhubarb Mojito... just in time for Cinco De Mayo!

Cinco De Mayo Rhubarb Mojitos

I love holidays. Big or small, I love the excuse for a little celebration. One of my favorite “little” holidays is Cinco de Mayo. I bust out the salsa canned last summer, whip up some guacamole, and have a little mid-week fiesta. Cinco de Mayo, of course, cannot pass without the thought of a cocktail. Margaritas seem like the obvious …

This smoothie is chock full of wholesome, nourishing ingredients including the superfood Maca. The pretty blue hue in this maca smoothie is thanks to organic blueberries.

Breakfast at Tiffany’s Maca Smoothie

It seems like every few months there is a new super food that everyone is raving about. As food buzzwords go, “super food” is one of my favorites. Super food is defined as a “nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well being.” I love that foods like kale, lentils, and pomegranates are labeled as super foods …

You don't have to look much further than your veggie crisper, spice cabinet, or even wine stash to create beautiful DIY naturally dyed easter eggs. Come learn more!

DIY Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

In many cultures around the world the egg is a symbol of new life, which is why eggs are traditionally associated with Easter. The biblical connection makes sense, but it also makes sense as an owner of backyard chickens. After the long, cold and dark winter, the temperatures turn and the sun shines longer causing the hens to begin laying eggs once …

Debunking egg labels can seem a bit daunting and confusing. In this post, egg terms are dissected so you know exactly what you are getting and can feel good about it.

Debunking Egg Labels… What it all REALLY means

Because of an unfortunate incident with coyotes around the New Year, I currently don’t have backyard hens. It was super sad because I loved my ladies and their fabulous eggs. Those five little birds had made our backyard a home for the last two years. But, that’s life on the farm, I suppose. I took comfort in the fact that …