Gardening Season Has Arrived!

The following article was sent over by Jessica from www.thrivingonyourbudget.com It is finally garden season! All of our fruits and vegetables are beginning to show and our number one ‘grower,’ zucchini, is making its famous appearance again. I say famous because they are EVERYWHERE! What can a person do with 98434 zucchinis?? Well, let me tell you! Growing up, my mom would always pull at least 15 zucchinis from her garden a day. Yes, 15 a … [Read more...]

Steamed Vegetables Made Easy

Unfortunately I was never made to try anything I didn't want to as a child.  My dad said I had to and my mother said that I didn't have to unless I wanted to.  That seemed very good for me at the time, but now as a mom, looking back on that, it wasn't as good for me as I thought it was.  Now as an adult, I am just getting to where I think about cooking vegetables and eating them on a daily basis.  I can remember broccoli being served with cheese … [Read more...]

Two Easy Ways To Cook Squash & Zucchini

I have never been a vegetable eater.  I was never made to try new foods as a child and as an adult, I never had any urge to try vegetables until now.  I have been counting my calories for some time now and always on the lookout for new foods that I can enjoy that do not come along with low calorie counts.  After pushing my heard headedness aside, I realized that vegetables were my answer! Above you'll see a Summer Squash Blend of Yellow Squash … [Read more...]