Urban Gardening goes Country…Part 2

Urban Gardening goes Country…Part 2

Time for another thrilling episode of the Berger’s down on the farm!  In case you missed our last post, click HERE to read all about the beginning of our gardening adventure on our friend’s property the past several months! The last few weeks our plants have really taken off! We continue to struggle with low nitrogen in the […]

Urban Gardening goes Country…Part 1

Urban Gardening goes Country…Part 1

When we tell people we are planting a big garden this year, we wonder whether the term “big” is truly comprehended.  You see, we are just your typical suburban dwellers who happen to have a passion for eating fresh, real food and growing our own organic produce. Our humble abode sits on a tiny plot of land upon which, […]

Vacations, Holidays, and a Recipe for Ceviche

This morning was one to reflect, be still, and take in the world around me.  Just as the sun began to peek through the haze, I slipped into my favorite pair of running shorts and laced up my sneakers that still have a few more miles left in them.  Libby dog and I headed out the door for our morning run […]

Quick and Fresh: Grilled Summer Vegetable Salad

I love grilled vegetables…and I also love salads with dinner in the summer time!  What an easy way to get the best of both worlds?!?  Not to mention the benefit of a healthy serving of vegetables.  This recipe is so easy…if you can chop you can make it!  Try adding other grilled vegetables as well […]

Peaches n’ Cream Ice Cream

One of my favorite things about summer is the delicious and fresh array of fruits!  I get so excited when the berries and peaches start rolling into the markets!  When I was younger I would always go to the farmers market with my Grandma when I visited in the summertime.  There I would help her pick out […]

Properly Preserving your Fresh Fish! Part One

It is official!  We have FINALLY found a reputable fish supplier that gives us access to fresh seafood that is beyond delicious.  Due to the lack-of lakes or trustworthy water sources where we live, the selection of wild-caught fish is mediocre at best.  Spending $8-9/lb on fish that is old, stinky, and dry by the time it hits my mouth is […]

Vacation 101: Snack Packs for Healthy Travelers

Sizzling sun, soft breezes, refreshing rain…summertime not only draws us to the outdoors, but it is also a time for families to get-away and enjoy each other on vacation.  At least with us there is always a slight anxiety surrounding get-aways when it comes to the food; if you are trying to eat healthy, and especially if you have […]

Greene Goodness Lemon Blend

 On a whole different level than “Pink Lemonade”… Do you ever feel like your body just needs a good sweeping from the inside out?  That’s how I feel every time I come back from say a weekend away or even just after a busy week!  Sometimes you just need a fresh start to the day that will set you […]