Nurturing our roots and relishing life

Spring

A Healing Garden

A Healing Garden

The new year is upon us, and with it comes planning out the garden!  I love gardening!  There is just something so therapeutic about it, and there are many health benefits one gains from growing their own food!  Even if you have a less than […]

An AIP Easter

An AIP Easter

Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the bunny trail.  Hippity, hoppity, Easter’s on its way…

Creamy Colcannon

Creamy Colcannon

In my final ode to the patron saint of the Emerald Isle, I bring you the humble colcannon.  Once a peasant dish made with cheap, available ingredients (like potatoes and dairy!), this AIP version is packed with nutrition and inflammation-fighting goodies!

Irish Stew

Irish Stew

As St. Patrick’s Day draws near and my Irish Stew simmers away on the stove, I am reminded once again of my proud Irish roots.  There is a fierce passion in being able to claim this heritage.  Such a rich culture, such a rich heritage.

Seed Starting 101

Seed Starting 101

You know spring is close when the seed order arrives!  That’s right, the babies are here!  My package from T&T Seeds was there waiting for me when I got home from work today! 

Bubble & Squeak Soup

Bubble & Squeak Soup

In the fall of 2012, just after we got engaged, Scott took me on the trip of my dreams.  I’d always wanted to travel to England.  It had been a dream of mine since I was a little girl.  I loved the history, the culture, […]

Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake Tuesday

Fact of the Day:  Today is Shorve Tuesday! What is Shrove Tuesday? And what does it have to do with food? Both excellent questions! Shrove Tuesday, also known as Fat Tuesday, Mardi gras, or Pancake Tuesday, is the Tuesday before Lent begins tomorrow, Ash Wednesday.  […]