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Summer Squash Rice Bowl

A few days ago, David picked six summer squash, and we already have six more ready to be harvested! We didn’t have any summer squash last year, so this is a real treat. However, it requires focused and creative eating to make use of an abundance of summer squash. We’re finding ways to enjoy the […]

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Split pea and ham soup is wonderful this time of year, served with spring onions and syrupy balsamic vinegar. It's a simple meal the whole family will love! www.thesilveriest.com

Delicious and hearty split pea soup

We have had some unseasonably warm weather lately. When the temperature dropped a bit this weekend, I sound myself craving warm, comforting food. Split pea soup, made with ham and garnished with spring onions, is perfect for this time of year. It’s delicious and wholly satisfying. This post was originally published some time ago, but […]

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Here is a recipe for a bright, flavorful slaw made with kale, collards, and red cabbage. This ultra-healthy slaw is easy, versatile and delicious! www.thesilveriest.com

Kale, Collard and Red Cabbage Winter Slaw

I love the savory, rich roasts and stews of winter. But sometimes I find myself craving something raw and crunchy to offset all that comfortable goodness. Enter a bright, flavorful and tangy winter slaw made with fresh lacinato kale, collard greens, and red cabbage. These vegetables have powerful health benefits, as we’ll see in a […]

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Simple habits for healthy, hearty fall and winter feasts

Fall and winter are great times to serve simple, hearty meals. And despite what my Pinterest feed would suggest, hearty food doesn’t have to mean “casserole” or “pasta” or “cheese”. Cooking for comfort doesn’t have to be hands-on, either. Rather, intentional use of your pantry (freezer, refrigerator and cupboards) will help you serve delicious, healthy […]

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We raised our own Thanksgiving turkey this year!

Our own turkey for Thanksgiving, and Brunswick Stew

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you and your family had a refreshing day of gratitude. This whole weekend was a whirlwind for us. I feel like our days go by faster and faster each year. Stomp turned 7 months old on Thanksgiving- he celebrated by pulling himself to standing and climbing to the first step on […]

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