Stuffed Delicata Squash {Recipe}

I have been obsessed with winter squash this year. Squash is not something I have always loved. I think at first, it was the texture that I needed to get used to. After eating it many different ways from roasted to pureed to stuffed, I became accustomed to it. Now, I love the flavor and so enjoy … [Read more...]

Sweet Tomato Sauce – Naturally Sweet With Just 5 Main Ingredients {Recipe}

Clearly I am a huge tomato fan. I love everything about this season. From cherry tomatoes to lovely large rainbow hued heirlooms to dense fleshy saucers, nothing beats the flavors of these fruits. For years I have been indulging in homemade sauce. You really can't go wrong with homemade … [Read more...]

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread {Recipe}

If you haven't already noticed by your overflowing gardens or the particularly green farm stands, we are in the thick of zucchini season. The thick of it! Okay, maybe it is dwindling down some - but there is still SO MUCH out there to be had! I have been lucky enough to have some kind neighbors … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why I Love My CSA

We all know CSA's are near and dear to my heart. I wholeheartedly believe in the importance of fostering relationships between ourselves and our farmers. There are many ways to do this, many ways to support those local farms. CSA's offer an opportunity to really be a part of the farm. Julia from … [Read more...]

Canning Season’s About To Begin – Here’s What You Need To Know

Every year right around this time I start to get really excited. Just the other day we had our first 80 degree day (nevermind that it dropped back down into the 30's last week). The kids get excited, they start asking if they can wear short sleeves (Crazy!), mom gets happier, and we all head … [Read more...]

Healthy Shamrock Shake

Last year around this time, I had the awesome opportunity to guest post on Type A Parent! I wrote a recipe for our healthy version of a Shamrock Shake with no dyes needed. It being St. Patty's Day and all, I thought I would tell you a bit about it on this blog too:) We love Shamrock Shakes this … [Read more...]

Roasted Beet, Tomato, and Spinach Mini Crustless Quiches {Recipe}

One thing I am not very good at is eating breakfast. I am awesome at drinking coffee, not breakfast eating though. We hit the ground running and by the time the kids are fed, we are headed out the door to take C to school. Time flies and before I know it it's lunch. I LOVE quiche and have been … [Read more...]

Roasted Beets – And A Few Ideas For What To Do With Them

Years ago if you would have asked me if I wanted roasted beets I would have looked at you cross eyed. Ummm...no! Honestly, I just would have been unwilling to try them. You see, I had only ever seen beets pickled with hard boiled eggs. These were the way we ate them growing up and I hated them, … [Read more...]

Winter CSA Veggies And What To Do With Them {Locavore Living}

Last year, I wrote a post on "Locavore Living" every Friday. I stopped doing it toward the end of the year because I wasn't really sure about how it was received. Recently when I asked you all to fill out a survey on your likes and dislikes and ideas for The Vintage Mom, the consensus was to bring … [Read more...]

Sweet Cabbage and Kale Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing

This summer, we were over good friends of ours house for a BBQ. We had your classic, traditional burgers, chips, dip, and hot dogs. And then, we had "the salad". It was the most delicious salad that I have ever tasted. Made with a base of cabbage and and kale, Ashley put together this mix of … [Read more...]

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