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Now is the time to plan for next year’s growing season!

Starting your garden planning in autumn sets you up for a more organized, successful, and productive growing season in the coming year.

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  • Did you know that you can easily make a ramen that's 10X better than the cheap, pre-packaged kind, but just as inexpensive? It not only tastes better, it's much healthier for you!

#ramenrecipe #easyramen #healthyramen #recipe #soup #5minutemeal #cookyourself
  • Naan is incredibly easy to make and so delicious!

First mix 1 tsp instant yeast and 1 tbsp sugar into 1/2 cup warm water. Let sit for 10 minutes.
Mix half an egg with 2 tbsp milk
Sift 1 3/4 cups bread flour and mix a pinch of salt, yeast mixture and milk mixture with flour to make a soft dough.

Let rise until doubled in size.

Place the risen dough on a floured surface and cut into 6 - 8 even sized pieces, tuck and roll each piece into a ball. Let rise again until doubled in size.

Gently press each ball on a floured surface and roll with a rolling pin until flattened like a pancake.

Heat a cast iron skillet on medium/high. When the skillet starts to smoke, place the naan on the skillet and let it cook until large bubbles start to form, flip and cook until golden brown.

Enjoy with homemade hummus, olive oil and zaatar.

If you'd like to see a video for our homemade hummus, let us know in the comments!

#recipevideo #recipes #naan #realfood #homemadefood #homemadebread #homamadenaan #easyrecipe #recipeinspiration #homesteadlife #homesteadcooking
  • Did you know dandelions, although commonly considered a weed, are a nutrient-packed herb? Rich in vitamins A and C, it's a natural way to support your immune system. Plus, its gentle detoxifying properties can help with digestion. 

Fun Fact: Although the roots are commonly used to make tea, every part of the dandelion is edible. It's tender greens are delicious in salads and the yellow flowers can be added to salads or slightly sauted and added to soups. 
We share more info about dandelions along with a recipe for dandelion salve on our blog

#recipe #dandelionroot #dandelion #getbacktonature #gardenstaple #dandelionroottea #herbsforhealth #herbaltea #herbalism #herbgarden #herbalremedies #SustainableLiving
  • We gave you a recipe for roasting a Honeynut Butternut squash a few posts ago, but here's what a roasted one looks like!

These are so delicious and healthy!  There's nothing better for breakfast on a frosty fall morning. 

Top this with a bit of maple syrup or honey, and it's the perfect complement to just about any meal.

#honeynutbutternutsquash #butternutsquash #recipe #organicfood #permaculturegarden #survivalgarden #foodsecurity #gardenstaple #threesistersgarden