One of my favorite recipe websites is I have an account there where I can find recipes as well as type in my recipes and store them and share them with friends. Today, I was looking up my favorite cookie recipe, Bluebird Millet Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Plums when […]

Update on the Federal Governments Progress on Improving School Lunches

Today’s Bluebird CSA Sharebox included the ingredients for a healthy salad made with locally grown buttercrunch lettuce, Rome apples, and pecans. This is what I made and everyone in the family loved it! Apple Feta Salad Rinse, tear and drain artisan lettuces.  Add thinly sliced apples, crumbled feta cheese, and […]

Apple Feta Salad Made from our Bluebird CSA Sharebox

When we picked up our Bluebird CSA Sharebox, it came with some recipes to try. We tried two of them and hope you will too! Rosemary Pecan Crusted Trout Chop pecans finely and mix with McCormick Crusting Blend and fresh chopped Rosemary. Dip Tilapia in whisked egg then pecan crusting […]

Pecan Crusted Tilapia on Bed of Mediterranean Roasted Collards: Nutrient ...

This week, I’ve signed up for the Bluebird CSA.  Yes, that’s what I said, “What’s a CSA?’  It is a cooperative partnership between our local rural farmers and the community.  We have purchased a share box which will arrive next week.  Whatever the farmers produce, we will get a share.  […]

The Wellness Lady Explores Eating Fresh and Local Foods with ...

I just never dreamed I would try this, but since we’ve been adding more fresh, local vegetables to our dietswe needed an idea for turnips. Frank Mason of the Bluebird Market suggested we try Turnip Fries.  I was skeptical, but once I tried them…I was impressed.   Recipe for Turnip […]

How to Make Healthy French Fries Using Turnips

Farmer Bob of James Family Farms showed us how to prepare a healthy squash casserole in only 10 minutes. Ingredients: 3 yellow squash (cubed) 1 Idaho potato (peeled and cubed) 1 Vidalia Onion (diced) 1 tbs of butter Sweet Basil (optional) Dump all ingredients into a microwave safe bowl and […]

Farmer Bob’s 10 Minute Squash Casserole

Today at the Bluebird Market, my favorite local farmer (Bob James) did a demonstration on making home made pimento cheese.  He grows his own pimento peppers and roasts them in organic olive oil for this delicious recipe. “Kickin” Pimento Cheese Recipe Ingredients: 16 oz shredded cheddar cheese 16 oz shredded […]

How to Make “Kickin” Pimento Cheese in 5 Minutes

If you are struggling to get your children to eat vegetables, then you may want to try this “sneaky” idea.  Puree vegetables in a blender and then add the purees into recipes your children like.  I did this for years sneaking vegetables into meatloaf, hamburgers, and soups. But, now there […]

How to Get Your Children to Eat Vegetables: A Simple ...