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Deliciously Addicting Lemon Poppyseed Zucchini Muffins

This post contains affiliate links.  If you purchase anything, I earn a small commission at no extra charge to you.  Thanks for your support! If you are the owner of a zucchini plant gone wild, you know the struggle–what on earth do you make with zucchini that you haven’t already made

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How To Cope When You Have Too Much Zucchini

Zucchinis are like rabbits-they multiply quickly, seemingly overnight.  That little plant that looked so innocent in spring now is producing five offspring a day that you have no idea what to do with.  Heaven help you if you planted more than one or two. Every time I turn around, another

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The 2 Step Solution to Control Powdery Mildew

Your garden is doing well and you’re even starting to harvest some vegetables, when all of a sudden you see some weird little white spots on your pumpkins, squash, cucumbers, or zucchini.  You shrug it off, thinking it’s probably no big deal. A few days later it’s spread to more

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This Is What Your Urban Garden Can Grow in One Year

Think you have too little space in your city backyard to garden?  I’m here to tell you that as long as you have decent light, you don’t. This year I planted a small garden in my backyard in a designated garden area, amongst my flowers wherever there was space, in

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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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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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Zucchini Strawberry Cake

Zucchini week has ended up turning into zucchini month, but life happens.  We finally got some good news and found tenants for our home in Humboldt.  We spent the last week sorting everything out and moving the last bit of our stuff, so this post has happened much later than

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Zucchini Brownies with Caramel Icing

Love brownies but don’t like all the fat & sugar?  While this recipe isn’t “healthy” per se, the addition of zucchini cuts down on both a half cup of sugar & butter in the original recipe, saving you 67 calories a serving.

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White Zucchini Cupcakes

When you think of desserts that use zucchini, you probably think of chocolate zucchini cake or some variation of zucchini loaf.  Those are awesome, but I wanted to try something that my young son would actually eat.  He doesn’t like chocolate, so white cake it is.

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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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