Eating fresh salad greens from your own veggie garden is pretty cool, but you know what’s even better? Eating foraged salad greens from your own backyard.
Like my son said the other day, It’s like a garden you didn’t have to grow! Zero work with a huge payoff. Sounds pretty good, right?Read More
Trying to cut back on grains? You’ll love this Paleo Plantain Fried Rice!
As you may have noticed, plantains are one of my favorite new tricks for serving up nutrient-dense, grain-free foods.Read More
As mentioned in Project Eat More Veggies, I’m always looking for ways to make vegetable consumption more appealing to my boys–specifically Little Brother, now almost 5.
Colorful Rice was a happy discovery for all of us. It’s easy for me (hooray), and for some reason Little Brother will happily eat veggies in Colorful Rice that he would not normally touch with a ten foot pole.Read More
Here’s an easy way to jazz up leftover brown rice. With a few simple additions, it becomes a whole new dish!Read More
We’re harvesting tomatoes like crazy around here! If you happen to have an abundance of grape or cherry tomatoes, may I suggest an easy and delicious remedy?Read More
If you planted zucchini in your garden this year, then you likely have it growing out the wazoo right about now–just like us here at the Yankee Homestead.
Here are just a few recipes we’ve enjoyed lately, in an effort to put all that zucchini to good use!Read More
One of my absolute favorite fall and winter dishes is this Ragu Meat Sauce. We serve it over roasted spaghetti squash, because it allows us to avoid pasta and because it tastes amazing.
So by now, I’ve cut open my fair share of those hard-as-bricks, yellow, oblong vegetables. At first, the task seemed nearly impossible.
Clearly, these oval-shaped members of the gourd family did not want to be broken into. Clearly. Cutting open a spaghetti squash involved mental preparation and a great deal of elbow grease. Grunting helped, too.
Well, I’m here to tell you that it can be done. What’s more, I’ve figured out a few tricks.
Many of you have no doubt come to these conclusions already, all on your own. Good for you! 🙂 For the rest of you, here is The Secret to Cutting Spaghetti Squash…