Tomato Eggplant Frittata – Friday Night Bite


As we head into this holiday weekend, I thought I'd leave you with a simple breakfast for dinner recipe. Or it would be perfect for breakfast this weekend, as you hang out with family and friends! This may in fact be the most flavorful frittata that I've ever made. This is not to put a damper on the other frittata recipes featured here or in my Breakfast and Lunch cookbook. … [Read more...]

Early August Garden Harvest


Cucumbers and tomatoes (5 different varieties pictured here...Golden Girl, Big Boy, Tigerella, and I forget the other 2! Plus the mini-mini tomatoes that I snack on while watering the garden!)...that's what's mainly coming out of my garden right now. I'm also picking herb leaves, just about everyday for whatever concoction I have happening in the kitchen that day. And I've also … [Read more...]

Grilled Pizza with Chicken, Avocado and Tomatoes – Friday Night Bite


I made this pizza on Wednesday afternoon. The same afternoon I made some whole wheat, sugar free muffins (I will share the recipe as soon as I can make them again...I need to get my hands on some more sucanat first!). The afternoon I was feeling pioneer-ish! My neighbor was over and our kids were playing around the yard. We were catching up, talking about the upcoming school … [Read more...]

Grilled Chicken with Cucumber-Pineapple Salsa – Grow. Eat. $ave.


Up next on the Grow. Eat. $ave. calendar for this year is cucumbers. I've had more cucumbers in my kitchen in the last 2 weeks than I know what to do with...both from my garden, and from a friend's garden. I've been enjoying them on salads, as well as soaked in balsamic vinegar with some kosher salt and pepper (nom, nom, nom!). And last night I tried this cucumber pineapple … [Read more...]