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Chores and Applesauce

The Bunyan girls are big fans of the Nickelodeon show Dora the Explorer. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the show, Dora and her best friend Boots the monkey go on multi-step adventures. 270 more words


Maintenance Mode!

So much was going on today. I had a landscape walk through with the meanest rudest person I know. At 7:30 in the morning. About 45 minutes in I decided to limit my exposure, exited the group and carried about 6 pounds of zucchini, tomatoes, and (drumroll) yes, cucumbers over to AFAC’s cooler at the farmer’s market. 215 more words

Local Food

The best thing about summer: Tomatoes!

Finally! My tomato plants are producing lovely bite-size red ones, and slightly larger yellow sungellas. Mostly, I just throw them straight into salads, but I also like to do this salad, which can be eaten as is or thrown over lettuce, pasta or other grains, like farro or quinoa. 115 more words

July 2015

Red Currant Jam & Cucumbers

I should have made pickles today, I have loads of cucumbers. But… there was a beautiful bag of frozen red currants in the freezer that’s been calling my name. 287 more words


Preserved Cucumbers

I’ve got a bit of a thing for preserves at the moment – salted lemons, olives, sun-dried tomatoes and even limoncello (hint: look out for these coming attractions right here on Inspired Nourishment). 854 more words

For Your Reading Pleasure

In honor of summer and being able to pick fresh vegetables from your garden or farmers markets, today’s post will focus on veggies. 112 more words

Creamy Cucumber Salad

My husband planted a small vegetable container garden at the beginning of spring. Suddenly he’s bring me tomatoes and cucumbers. Lots and lots of cucumbers. They’re taking so much space on my already crowded counter, that he decided to make creamy cucumber salad. 173 more words