Monday, October 18, 2010

Cottage Blend {homemade herbal tea}

Cottage Blend {herbal tea}
my creation

2 kinds of mint {spearmint and ?}
Rose petals
1 cinnamon stick
lavender buds

Dehydrate flowers and herbs in food dehydrator or method you prefer

Place in a mason jar or canister.
 {store in a cool dark place}

Herbal teas are fun to make and most herbs are so easy to grow.

Other herbs and things one could {grow or buy} for use in a herbal tea are:

dried citrus peels

lemon balm

cat nip


ginger root


Peace and Love,

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Stuffed Zucchini

Stuffed Zucchini
In a large pot boil zucchini WHOLE for about 5 minutes.
{I used one medium sized for this recipe.
I was cooking for just me.}


In a skillet brown a small bit if bulk Italian sausage {I used 1/3 of a small tube}
You could also use a vegetarian sausage.
once browned add
1/4 cup frozen kennel corn
1 tablespoon chopped onion
1 tablespoon chopped red OR green bell pepper
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons cream cheese

Cut steamed zucchini in half and with a melon scoop or a apple corer hollow out the center.
Place on a cookie sheet and add filling.

Top with dry Panko {a Japanese breadcrumb}

Bake for about 30 minutes at 350.

Peace and Love

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Flatout Good Veggie Pizza!

In a skillet with a tad of olive oil,
toast both sides of Flat-Out flat bread until crisp!

Cut and Saute Veggies:
Mushrooms,Onion,Swiss Chard and Zucchini
{You could also use a bit of garlic}

Oh the yummy smell of fresh garden veggies~
To your pizza {add tomato sauce if you wish} I did not
Then top with veggies and a bit of cheese!
I also added some fresh sniped herbs:
Parsley and Chives!

Pizza should be crisp.
Cut with pizza wheel and enjoy!
 Veggies used in the recipe that were from my garden were:
 Swiss Chard zuchinni,onion and herbs parsley and chives.

Peace and Love,