Grilled Turkey and Cheese With Pesto

grilled turkey and cheese with pesto~The Homesteading Hippy

Garden fresh basil…you are finally mine! Normally, I will “lift” a plant of basil from the garden each year and bring it indoors to have fresh basil all winter long. Last year, I couldn’t get to it in time and it was lost. To say I was distraught is an understatement. Imagine my excitement as… [read more]

Fried Squash Blossoms

How to make delicious fried squash blossoms~The Homesteading Hippy

This time of year is the only time you can really get this delicious garden fresh treat…when squash is blooming, but not forming it’s fruit yet. They are so yummy, and so easy to make…you’ll have a hard time stopping and leaving some blossoms to form squash! You can use any squash you have…butternut, spaghetti,… [read more]

The ULTIMATE Strawberry Recipe Collection

The-ultimate-strawberry-recipe-collection~The HomesteadingHippy

Strawberry Season is coming! I sooo can’t wait to get a hold of those fresh, delicious, juicy jewels! Here are over 45 delicious ways to enjoy these sweet berries! Strawberry Salads Strawberry-Spinach Salad Strawberry Bruschetta Strawberry Beet Salad Strawberry Salsa Strawberry Radish Salad Strawberry Jams Strawberry Freezer Jam Strawberry Jam Peppered Balsamic Berry Jam Strawberry… [read more]

Taco Salad


I love eating salads. I could eat a salad for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The problem a lot of people have with salads is that we toss some limp greens on a plate, smother it with a creamy, tasteless dressing and call it “salad”. We need to add variety to that! This taco salad contains… [read more]