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August 18th, 2019

Homemade Salsa

What is your favourite thing to do with fresh garden tomatoes?! Mine is making salsa!  We eat so much salsa in our house!  I use it in recipes, as a condiment, or my fave – enjoying it with chips!  I also switch up the recipe each year based on what I have in our garden. …

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July 27th, 2019

Strawberry and Honey Popsicles

Ever since we started beekeeping, I’ve been using our honey to sweeten all of our recipes that usually require sugar.  It’s such an easy swap, and I love that we get to enjoy our honey straight from the hive!  These homemade popsicles have the perfect amount of sweetness, and they are perfect to cool us …

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July 27th, 2019

Crispy Kale Chips

Kale is one of the only things in my garden that I pick from early spring until late fall (as late as December!).  It is the green that keeps on giving!  I’m always trying new ways to serve it to my family.  Lately we’ve been enjoying kale chips – they take minutes to make and …

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April 9th, 2019

Chive Yogurt Dip… and BONUS Recipe: Kebabs!

As soon as the winter days begin to warm up and signs of spring start to arrive, the first thing I do is run to the garden to see if I can see any chives peeking through the cold soil.  It’s usually mid-March, and there is nothing quite like seeing those tiny bright green stalks …

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March 6th, 2019

Winter Vegetable Soup

It’s finally March, but it still feels like winter!  And with a freezer full of stewed tomatoes from last summer, it was the perfect day to take a package out and make some soup.  I had used part of a homegrown butternut squash for dinner last night, so I was inspired to use that, along …

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February 28th, 2019

Nutty Honey Granola

We make weekly granola batches around here – and every week I often make some tweaks to our original recipe to keep it interesting.  This week I had a large tub of mixed raw nuts, and thought they’d be a perfect substitution for the seeds in the original version.  This version is crunchy, nutty and …

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February 8th, 2019

No-tella Hazelnut Spread

If you are anything like me, you are always looking for new and nutritious snacks for your kids (and yourself!). Our No-tella is the perfect alternative to the popular hazelnut spread and is full of superfoods! This No-tella is sweetened with our honey and contains so many health benefits.  It’s the perfect taste of sweet, …

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August 4th, 2018

Recipe of the Week – Marlins Famous Apple Crisp

It’s our first apple recipe of the year!  Our apple season has started, and our tart summer varieties are delicious!  They are great for eating, and amazing for cooking!  Whether you like to make applesauce or bake pies, these summer varieties are for you!  This week, we are sharing our famous apple crisp recipe.  It …

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July 30th, 2018

Recipe of the Week – Dill Pickles

Preserving your summer harvest may be one of the most rewarding things about gardening.  I love that my family can enjoy our homegrown produce all winter long!  Once the garden starts producing, it seems at times we have so much produce, we don’t know what to do with it!  Step in pickling!  If you’ve got …

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July 19th, 2018

Recipe of the Week – Zucchini Soup

Once the zucchini are ready, there is quickly an overabundance of them!  Luckily, there are so many ways to cook and prepare zucchini.  This soup recipe takes me back to my childhood, as it is a lunch dish that my grandmother made (and still does) weekly throughout the summer months.  I have taken on the …

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