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Mexican Quesadillas Rajas con Crema

This creamy Mexican comfort food can be used in quesadillas or just eaten on it’s own. There are always nuanced versions of classic regional dishes, but the poblanos and crema are key ingredients in all versions. This recipe from the Bajío region of Mexico adds mushrooms, corn and some chicken bouillon and wraps it all …

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Growing Food without the Land: Vertical Gardening

Growing your own food isn’t just for people with huge plots of land. If you have a balcony, deck or small city garden, you can grow vegetables, fruits and herbs. Vertical gardening is the way to go, and it doesn’t have to be complicated. Let’s have a look at why you should garden vertically, the …

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Grow a Salsa Container Garden & make Salsa Rojo all Summer

Home-grown beats store-bought every time, and that goes for salsa as well! If you’re short on space but would still like to be able to dip your tortilla chips in a homemade salsa made from veggies grown on your own balcony or deck, why not whip up a little salsa container garden? Here’s how to …

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Low Carb Stuffed Squash Blossoms without Frying

Stuffed squash blossoms are not hard to make! Here is the “how-to” on cleaning, storing, baking or frying stuffed blossoms. The recipe below is for baked blossoms stuffed with ricotta and Swiss chard. Enjoy! What do the blossoms taste like? Their flavor is light and airy, with a hint of the squash that it originated …

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Low Carb Baked Fish Cakes with Southern Comeback Sauce

The key to a great fish cake is the quality of the fish used, as well as limiting the ”filler” to allow the subtle flavor of the fish to shine through. The problem however is that the filler holds the fish cakes together when you are sautéing them. Baking the fish cakes instead helps them …

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