drink · wildcrafting

Violet & Dandelion Lemonade

I can't believe how lucky I am. The house we bought last August has a fully functioning garden and mature trees. That's a rarity for most first-time home buyers. There's a small apple tree out front (that actually produced fruit last fall!), several tulips, irises and daffodils blooming, and over the weekend some friends found… Continue reading Violet & Dandelion Lemonade

Salad · vegan

Roasted Cauliflower & Tahini Salad

I'm so glad Oklahoma is back to normal. After a two-week deep freeze, the ground is thawed and the temperature is rising. I can go back to living my normal life instead of huddling under blankets and wearing gloves inside at my desk. It's wonderful being above freezing, and something I always took for granted...… Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower & Tahini Salad

dinner · entree · keto · pork

Copycat Chipotle Carnitas Bowl

One of my absolute favorite fast food meals in the world is a bowl from Chipotle. When you're on the go, or in a pinch, nothing can quite satisfy that hunger like a bowl of delicious Mexican food. I use the same toppings everytime, too: grilled peppers and onions, pico, cheese, sour cream and guacamole.… Continue reading Copycat Chipotle Carnitas Bowl