WHAT TO DO with WHAT YOU GREW

 

  • simple and easy garden to table recipes
  • nature inspired DIY projects for home & garden
  • natural remedies, teas, and beauty products made from plants grown in your garden
Fall Decorating Ideas Inspired by Nature

Fall Decorating Ideas Inspired by Nature

Nature inspired fall decorating ideas. Learn how to decorate your indoor and outdoor spaces for fall by using plants and natural materials grown in your garden and backyard.Autumn is in the air! A wonderful season that greets you with the vibrant warm colors of...

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Easy Spring Salad

Easy Spring Salad

Quick and easy spring salad recipe made with fresh ingredients picked from your garden.  This spring salad recipe is suitable for a vegetarian or keto diet. All ingredients (radish, green onions, hard boiled eggs, cheese, and sour cream) are keto friendly.By: Garden...

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10 Healthy Holiday Side Dishes

10 Healthy Holiday Side Dishes

A collection of easy to make and healthy vegetable side dishes for holidays. Oh, how time flies! The holiday season is about to start and you are dreading to serve the same old boring classic side dishes for Thanksgiving or Christmas family gatherings. How about...

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Festive Coleslaw (with a secret ingredient)

Festive Coleslaw (with a secret ingredient)

Festive, crisp, sugar free, keto-friendly, and healthy coleslaw recipe with a secret ingredient for a healthier holiday. By: Garden Lady This healthy coleslaw tastes bright and refreshing. And it’s quite quick and easy to make too! Lots of fresh colorful vegetables...

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Easy Stuffed Mushrooms

Easy Stuffed Mushrooms

Super simple and easy stuffed mushrooms recipe - 5 ingredients, 50 minutes, and your delicious side dish or appetizer is ready. By: Garden Lady This stuffed mushrooms recipe makes a welcome addition to any holiday table. It is easy to prepare, requires just a few...

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Best Mashed Potatoes with Sour Cream

Best Mashed Potatoes with Sour Cream

Learn the easiest way to make the best mashed potatoes with sour cream. This tasty mashed potatoes recipe uses just 4 ingredients and turns out perfect every time! By: Garden Lady If you ever wondered how to make mashed potatoes without milk - you are in the  right...

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Green Beans with Almonds

Green Beans with Almonds

Green beans with almonds is a healthy green beans side dish that you can make year round for family dinners, or for special holiday meals by adding seasonal ingredients. With the addition of cranberries you can serve it for Thanksgiving. Swapping cranberries with...

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How to Preserve Leaves (6 simple ways)

How to Preserve Leaves (6 simple ways)

Learn 6 easy do it yourself ways to preserve leaves.   Have you checked prices for preserved leaves on Etsy lately? 10 maple leaves are selling starting from $8 and up. That is quite expensive, don't you think? It makes perfect sense to learn how to preserve your own...

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Easy Eggplant Parmesan

Easy Eggplant Parmesan

Simple, healthy and easy to make Eggplant Parmesan recipe. Enjoy this delicious baked Eggplant Parmesan for lunch, or use it as a hot or cold side dish (or appetizer) for dinner.   By: Garden Lady Have you harvested a few eggplants this year by now? I already picked...

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Super Simple Summer Salad (5 ingredients – 5 minutes)

Super Simple Summer Salad (5 ingredients – 5 minutes)

Super simple, quick, and easy to make healthy summer salad recipe with just 5 ingredients. Ready in 5 minutes.  By: Garden Lady This is the simplest salad to make - 5 minutes and your meal is ready! And it tastes so good! If you soak up  juices left in the bowl from...

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Squash Fritters (with a secret ingredient)

Squash Fritters (with a secret ingredient)

Mouthwatering squash fritters with a secret ingredient that makes all the difference!  By: Garden Lady This Squash Fritters recipe has a surprising secret ingredient - a small amount of grated potato, which makes all the difference in taste. After your family tries...

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Keto Squash Casserole

Keto Squash Casserole

This simple to prepare keto squash casserole is perfectly suited for keto make-ahead meals.  By: Garden Lady This Keto Squash Casserole recipe has all keto friendly (very low carb) ingredients: eggs, a little bit of sour cream, Parmesan cheese and yellow squash....

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5 Yellow Squash Recipes (Super Quick and Easy)

5 Yellow Squash Recipes (Super Quick and Easy)

5 yellow squash recipes that are simple and quick to cook - 15 minutes max. Enjoy!    By: Garden Lady Is your garden overrun by yellow squash this time of the year, and you find yourself wondering  what to do with all that bountiful harvest? You go online and search...

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Calendula Healing Properties

Calendula Healing Properties

Experience calendula healing properties with homemade natural remedies prepared from calendula flowers. Calendula is one of the easiest plants to grow in your flower bed. Besides brightening your garden with cheery orange-yellow hues and decorating your summer salads...

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Beet Salad: from side dish to main course

Beet Salad: from side dish to main course

Use this beet salad as a side dish or, with addition of more ingredients, serve as a main course vegetarian salad. Enjoy!  By: Garden Lady I will present you with 3 versions of beet salad: basic, expanded and main course. The basic and expanded version of salad goes...

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5 Easter Ideas for DIY Home Decor

5 Easter Ideas for DIY Home Decor

Get inspiration and ideas for DIY  Easter decorations.  I was thinking about getting some Easter ideas for indoor decoration that can incorporate materials found in nature, and better yet, from my garden. Oftentimes I find  inspiration by browsing photos on Pixabay,...

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How to Dye Easter Eggs with Onion Skins (Step-by-Step Guide)

How to Dye Easter Eggs with Onion Skins (Step-by-Step Guide)

Dyeing eggs with onion skins is an easy way to dye Easter eggs naturally. Just follow simple step-by-step instructions to get consistent results.  By: Garden Lady I have been using this easy method of dyeing Easter eggs with onion skins for years. First I was doing it...

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Sorrel Soup – a taste of spring

Sorrel Soup – a taste of spring

This sorrel soup will become a favorite on your family menu from early spring until late autumn.     By: Garden Lady Usually by Easter time you can pick a handful of young sorrel leaves from your garden, just enough to make this delicious soup. Serve it with home-made...

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