Saturday, July 7, 2018

Market Saturday Morning - Canton Farmers Market

Canton Farmers Market - The Square in Downtown Canton Georgia 9 am - 1 pm

We visited the Canton Farmers Market this morning on the square in downtown Canton. Lots of great vendors with fresh produce, baked goods, jams and jellies and canned foods, crafts, and delicious prepared foods. Work the trip. Easy parking and access to the market.  A beautiful Saturday morning!

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Summer is time for Delicious Collard Wraps

This is a healthy raw vegan way to eliminate the extra carbs found in flour tortillas and bread by using fresh large collard leaves for your veggie wrapper. This recipe is extremely easy to make and the crunch of the fresh vegetables and collard leaves will satisfy any appetite.  Most people think the only way you can eat collards is cooked to death with a lot of fat and salt, but they are delicious raw as a wrapper for vegetables and your favorite hummus or spread.


3-4 Collard Greens
1 small cauliflower head, raw or steamed
1 large avocado
3 limes, juice
2 large carrots, julienned
1 cup jicama, julienned
1 small zucchini, julienned
1 tsp. dried Italian herb mix (oregano, rosemary, thyme..)
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
1 medium slice red onion


Place cilantro, cauliflower, 1/2 avocado, 1/2 tsp. dried herbs, juice from 1 lime and red onion in food processor until you have a creamy puree. Spread over collard greens and top with jicama, zucchini and carrot slices. Roll and close.

For the sauce, blend 1/2 avocado, 2 limes (juice), 1/2 tsp. dried herbs and more cilantro until creamy. You can more lime juice if necessary or a tiny bit of water.

Serve wraps with dipping sauce and bring anywhere you go. This will take around 20-30 min to prepare.

You can also add your favorite goat cheese, hummus, tahini, pesto, sundried tomato get the idea.

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Sunday, June 3, 2018

Spring and Summer Market Season 2018

Many cities in the spring and summer are gearing up their weekly markets with a bounty of freshly harvested produce, Fresh eggs, baked goods, specialty products, prepared foods, soaps and cosmetics, pet snacks and much much more! 

We visited the Jasper Farmers Market in Jasper GA in Lee Newton  Park (Each Saturday Mornings usually starting at 7:00 and open until afternoon.)

We also visited the Woodstock Farmers Market in Woodstock GA (Each Saturday, May through October, held in Downtown on Market Street between Mill and Maple Streets adjacent to the Elm Street Arts Village event green from 8:30 am until Noon.)

Visiting these markets are so much fun and an opportunity to make friends with the local artisans that produce great food and hand crafted products.

Most cities now have a local farmers market. You can find a local market and market information at the Ga Farm  Bureau site linked here.

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Keto Eggie Omelet Recipe (Individual Hand Held Omelets)

Making a healthy keto breakfast for an on-the-go lifestyle is easy if you make these delicious "Eggie" Hand Held Omelets. You can make them ahead of time for the week and  have them  in the refrigerator ready to grab and go. This is one of my most requested recipes and the basic steps for preparation, you can customize it to include your favorite ingredients.  

6 Servings
Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 20 Min

Preheat Oven to 375 degrees


Canola or Olive Oil Cooking Spray
6 Large Eggs
6 tsp Salted Butter
3 Cooked Sausage Patties (cut into small dice) or 6 Strips Cooked Bacon (crumbled)
Seasoning of your choice or Sriracha Pepper Sauce
4 oz. Chopped Spinach
4 oz.  Shredded Cheese of your choice

Per Serving
Total Carbs 3g
Total Calories 250


Spray large 6 muffin pan with cooking spray and place a teaspoon of butter in each cup.
Place 1 beaten egg in each muffin cup.

Add your meat of choice to each muffin cup. Season with your choice of seasoning. I like Mrs. Dash Southwestern Chipotle and a little Sriracha Sauce.

Add Chopped fresh spinach to each muffin cup.

 Top each with your choice of shredded cheese.

 Bake in preheated 375 degree oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Remove from oven and with a butter knife release the individual omelets from the pan and lean them up on their sides to cook.
 Place in zip lock sandwich bags and refrigerate until needed.

I hope you enjoy making these and eating them. Experiment with different vegetables, cheeses, meats, seasonings!