Tag Archives: healthy eating

Little Farm Crops of fruit and vegetables this year – spectacular because of all the rain! YAY~

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 We have an abundance of wonderful fruit this year. And are making jams, relishes and compote like crazy! The family are happy as are friends as we are bearing giffs whenever we meet! Here are just a few of our … Continue reading

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Chicken, Capers, Artichokes – easy tasty meal! Don’t overcook the chicken!

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This was a fast easy meal as long as you have all the ingredients – which I did! Chicken Breast Cutlets with Artichokes and Capers Ingredients 1 cup white flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, or to taste … Continue reading

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A great vegetable soup – everything but the kitchen sink!

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Before we went out of town this summer, I had a lot of vegetables in the fridge. So I made up this veggie soup – basically threw in everything I had except potatoes – and used vegetable broth with it. … Continue reading

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A great idea to make two soups out of one

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Some time ago I shared with you a super Cauliflower Butternut Squash Soup that I made.  I have included that recipe again here in case you didn’t see it. The cauliflower makes the soup seem creamy which it is not. It is pretty … Continue reading

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Cabbage Casserole – a one dish dinner that could not be easier! In the Slow Cooker of course!

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Cabbage Roll Casserole Ingredients 2 pounds ground chicken 1 cup chopped onion 1 (29 ounce) can tomato sauce ( note this is NOT ketchup!) 3 1/2 pounds chopped cabbage 1 cup uncooked brown rice ( you could use white rice but we … Continue reading

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Getting ready for a great 2016

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How are you preparing for a great 2016? More time with family? With friends? Doing exercise? Eating right? Sigh. So many resolutions. Small steps seem to work best – one day at a time? I always set such high standards … Continue reading

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Chicken Tortilla Soup – easy and filling

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Chicken Tortilla Soup in the Slow Cooker ( from All Recipes with some changes) INGREDIENTS 1 pound shredded, cooked chicken 1 (15 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes,mashed 1 (10 ounce) can enchilada sauce 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, … Continue reading

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Parmesan Broiled Tilapia – from our own fish hatcheries at The Little Farm

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Parmesan Broiled Tilapia – yes we do raise our own fish at our Little Farm – just for our own use. And it tastes amazing. Fish that is fresh – as you probably know – has NO fishy smell and … Continue reading

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Moroccan Salmon with Cinnamon and Figs – cooking with kids!

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Last night I was trying to find a way to cook salmon that was interesting. I made this recipe up and it was really yummy. Give it a try and let me know how it went for you and your … Continue reading

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Try cooking with kids to engage them in healthy eating and family time – Artichokes are yummy!

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Have you ever eaten an artichoke? Its fun! And children ( once they get the hang of it) love it!. They are easy to cook too. Just submerge them partially in about 2 inches of water in a pot, and … Continue reading

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