Roasted Beet and Citrus Kale Salad
September 2, 2020
Ingredients: 2-3 medium size beets1 large Naval orange, sectionedOrange zest & juice5-6 stalks of mixed kale, de-ribbed and chopped1-2 Tbsp honey2-3 Tbsp Balsamic Vinegar1 tsp fresh, chopped rosemary1 tsp Kosher salt3 Tbsp olive or walnut oilFresh ground pepper, toasted nuts, or goat cheese for extra toppings Directions: Peel and wedge beets....
Herb-Marinated Grilled Bison Steak
August 29, 2020
Ingredients: 1 pound Bison Sirloin Steak 2 pieces, or other lean cut For the Marinade: 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard Juice of half lemon 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/2 tsp fresh cracked black pepper 6 Branches fresh thyme whole 1 tsp rosemary 2 cloves garlic peeled and cracked Directions: Whisk together all marinade ingredients except the thyme...
Colonial Kombucha Cooler
August 11, 2020
Ingredients: 1.5 oz. Ketal One Botanical Cucumber and Mint 1 tablespoon of fresh chopped mint 1 lemon wedge, squeezed and juiced 3 ounce Health-Ade Pink Lady Apple Kombucha Directions: Mash the fresh mint into the lemon juice in a glass with the spoon. Strain and add the vodka and lemon/mint juice to a chilled glass with ice. Top with the...
Health With Houseplants
August 3, 2020
Nowadays, most people have houseplants, because of course, the aesthetic of plants aids in your interior design! But plants are not only just visually appealing, they also provide several physical and mental health benefits. A study out of Japan by Dr. Qing Li found that Forest Bathing, or simply just spending time in nature, may reduce stress,...
Herb and Lemon Salad
August 2, 2020
Ingredients: 2 medium carrots, peeled, very thinly sliced into rounds ½ small red onion, very thinly sliced, rinsed, patted dry 4 radishes, thinly sliced into rounds 2 cups torn mixed tender herbs (such as mint, parsley, and/or dill) 3 cups torn lettuce and chopped kale mixed ½ large cucumber sliced into rounds Salad dressing 1 T white wine...
Tuscany chicken with artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, and olives
July 29, 2020
Ingredients: 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 8 bone-in chicken thighs (3 pounds), skin removed if desired 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest 1 teaspoon fresh thyme 1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary, crushed ½ teaspoon fresh tri colored sage 1 can (14 ounces)...
July 24, 2020
So, you spent all day at the garden center. You got some neat, amazing new plants. You spent your weekend planting and potting. But, if you’re like me, you’re not sure about watering. How much water does my plant need? When do I water? How often do I water? What are the best tools to water with? How can I remind myself to water? Worry no more,...
July 17, 2020
Maybe you have a fruit tree in your yard, apples or pears? Have you started to notice the leaves turning brown, or even black, and your twigs, blossoms and fruit spurs dying? You might be experiencing fire blight. Fire blight (Erwinia amylovora) is a bacterial infection that affects plants in the Rosaceae family. It is most common in pome type...
July 16, 2020
Ingredients: 4 slices country bread, toasted 2 cloves garlic, peeled and halved 1 avocado, halved, pitted, peeled and mashed ¼ cup/50 ml extra virgin olive oil, for drizzling. Directions: Rub each slice of bread with ½ garlic clove. Divide and spread the avocado on each slice of toasted bread. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
July 10, 2020
Just because you live in the Midwest doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a citrus tree inside your own home. Not only do citrus trees add an appealing look to your home, they will give you homegrown citrus fruit! As the saying goes, if you don’t like the weather now, just wait a few minutes. This means that your citrus tree will fair well in a pot that...