Monthly Archives: April 2010

Broccoli Dinner

  Steamed broccoli, brown rice, and homemade garlic bread. These are lovely broccoli tops and leaves that my dad gave me from his garden. I cooked the rice and used a small cup holder to shape it on the plate … Continue reading

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Chili Dinner

This was our dinner tonight. Chili, not too spicy. Lots of beans and veggies. My nearly six-year-old said ‘Yuck’ and wouldn’t eat it, I told him that this was all there was for dinner tonight and he sat there for … Continue reading

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Quick Dinner

Tonight had to be a quick dinner as we were out until 6pm at the kids’ swimming lessons. So, of course, there are the trusty kale tops. The next two items on the plate are my quick-dinner-items. I don’t buy … Continue reading

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Kale

This is amazing. The tops of the kale plant are delicate and crunchy and super, super tasty. Think sweet, crunchy yum. My mom pointed them out to me the other day, I can’t believe they’ve been in my garden for years … Continue reading

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Dinner

This was dinner tonight. The kids and I sat down together as hubby was still at work. We had mixed greens from a local organic farm called Henry Reed Farm, cucumber and a simple dressing. Then on top was supposed … Continue reading

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Kids’ Lunches

  This is lunch for my three kids to take to school. Last week I happily got rid of all my plastic lunch boxes as my order from http://www.noplastic.ca came in. We already had the stainless steel water bottles, so I … Continue reading

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Grow your own food

Here are the leeks I planted today. I planted 30 of then as we all like leeks. I (after 9 years of planting a small veggie garden) have finally realized I need to plant only the food we actually like. … Continue reading

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