Chorizo & Egg, and Avocado

Ingredients

How to cook Chorizo Egg and Avocado Burritos

Avocado is a must-have ingredient when it comes to making chorizo & egg burritos. We find that about once per week we’ll eat breakfast for dinner – based on what’s left in the cupboards. There was only one ingredient, the chorizo, that we didn’t already have in the fridge so this was a pretty simple recipe to put together. The ingredient that puts this recipe over-the-top is the fresh cilantro from the backyard garden. The cilantro not only tastes great, but it provides fresh balance to counter the spice level of your chorizo. Below are the directions Continue reading

Building your own backyard garden: Part 1

Building your own backyard garden can be extremely worthwhile and very rewarding. It’s also a known fact that you can’t garden angry 🙂 so some might even say it’s therapeutic too!

In our first Backyard Garden series clip, we’ll show you how to get started by tilling the garden beds and walking you through important tips throughout. Let us know if you’ve had any similar experiences with your own garden.

Good luck!

Reminder to stop and smell the…Broccoli?

Healthy broccoli at the 4 week mark

Organic gardening takes vigilance, and being aware is your best weapon when dealing with garden pests. I generally give each plant a look when I am watering.  If any have holes, yellow leaves, wilting, or Continue reading

Strawberry fever!

Fresh strawberries from the backyard garden

Fresh strawberries from the backyard garden

We’ve got a late harvest of strawberries from the backyard garden. Normally, they’d be dormant by now but the extra heat as has been sweet. Some fresh fruit goes with just about anything – and it’s just fine by itself if that’s all you’ve got. We served it with rosemary rolls and butter. Grow tip: We picked the plants up from the local nursery 3 weeks ago and once we Continue reading

Backyard Gardens

Gardens just before planting

Gardens just before planting

There’s nothing like a green salad fresh from your own garden, or steamed broccoli that was freshly picked. If you haven’t had the pleasure of experiencing either of these – it’s really worth it. We have 4 garden beds that we planted back on November 12th. All of the plants are thriving and we’ve had a string of warm weather which surely helped. Continue reading