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Garden Fresh Roasted Tomato Sauce

Can I tell you a secret? I don’t like tomatoes. But I really wish I did.  I long to love a toasted tomato sandwich on homemade bread with a vine-ripened, garden fresh tomato.  For some crazy reason, uncooked tomatoes taste like dirt to me. *scratches head and thinks to self*

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Raspberry Bran Muffins

The first day of school is fast approaching, and if you’re like me, you’re looking for easy snacks and meal plans–stat!  While I still haven’t mastered the fine art of meal planning, I’m pretty good at whipping up a batch of healthy muffins. This recipe was born out of a

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Fresh Summer Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

August is a busy month for the home gardener.  The last of the beans and peas need picking.  Raspberries seem to ripen before your eyes.  Canning is in full swing.  Scorching hot days mean constant watering.  Who has time to make lunch?

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Fried Garlic Parmesan Zucchini and Kale

Sometimes you need an easy win. Something that’s easy to make, uses up a lot of the extra zucchini you have laying around, and isn’t yet another variation of zucchini chocolate cake or zucchini poppyseed cake.  One can only have so many desserts! Fried garlic parmesan zucchini and kale is

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How to Harvest and Preserve Sour Cherries Like a Boss

This post contains affiliate links.  If you purchase anything, I earn a small commission at no extra charge to you.  Thanks for your support! July is a busy month for the Saskatchewan berry picker.  Strawberries start off the month, followed by saskatoon berries, raspberries, and then finally, sour cherries.  Of the

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No Bake Saskatoon Berry Cheesecake

Currently the temperature is hovering around 30 degrees celsius these days and I will do anything to avoid turning on my oven.  Enter the no-bake saskatoon berry cheese cake. No oven, no cracking cheesecake, and no worrying about burning or undercooking a traditional cheesecake.

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No-Churn Raspberry Chocolate Ice Cream

Raspberry season is the best.  There’s nothing like picking fresh raspberries from your backyard patch and making them into delicious jams and jellies. Last month I enjoyed making (and eating!) no churn ice cream so much that I wanted to make a flavour for each month.  So in honour of warm

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The Best Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberries are in season and it’s time for a summer classic. . . strawberry shortcake.  My version is light and fluffy and keeps well for up to a week.  You can also freeze the biscuits and save them for raspberry, blueberry, and peach season too! I recently made 120 of

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Kristen

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Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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