Caribbean Sweet Potato Salad Recipe

Salad: 3 large or 4 medium sweet potatoes ½ large red onion, diced 1 seedless cucumber, diced 3 or 4 ears fresh corn ½ cup chopped peanuts   Dressing: Juice of 2 fresh limes 3 Tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon dijon mustard ½ teaspoon curry 1 clove garlic, diced salt and pepper to taste Peel […]

Easy Mexican Bean Salad Recipe

This is one of those salad recipes that is even better the second day. 2 15 ounce cans black beans, drained and rinsed. 1 15 ounce can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1 red pepper, diced 1 yellow pepper, diced 1 green bell pepper, diced 1 red onion, diced 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 […]

Truly Tasteful Landscaping

When you think of growing food, what do you picture? Rows of corn? Perfect plots of cabbages and beans? Carrots and radishes lined up like soldiers? That’s a good start – but with a few adjustments, you can get a lot more creative with your gardening – and add beauty to your home as well.

Avocado Tomato Cucumber Salad

We ran across a recipe this week and had to try it immediately!   It sounded healthy and easy, meeting two of our three requirements for a recipe.  The third requirement is taste, of course!  It met that requirement too, and was even better the second day. In Central Florida in the summer, you just don’t […]

Organic Gardening Information

Check out these great tips on organic gardening at home!

Summer Fruits and Vegetables

The bounty of summer fruits and vegetables are so enjoyable during the summer months and we need them for their wonderful nutritional and hydrating qualities. We can eat them, drink them, and even apply them to our skin for good health and good looks.  Nature provides us just what we need, just when we need […]