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3 easy ways to preserve herbs

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After you have sown the seeds, grown, maintained and, harvested your favorite herbs.  Now you are standing there saying, “there is no way I am going to be able to eat all of this. What do I do with it? “Well, no worries, here are three ways to preserve your summer herb bounty, to be able to reap the benefits year-round.

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Watermelon Drinks

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Watermelon Drinks

Watermelon Drinks I made all of these drinks with a watermelon that I grew 🍉👨🏾‍🌾 1️⃣. Watermelon Thai basil smash- muddle basil & fresh watermelon in shaker. Add ice, spirit, & sweetener. Shake & strain into glass filled with ice. Garnish with more watermelon & basil2️⃣. Watermelon, pineapple, & ginger juice- just juice all the fruit & enjoy3️⃣. Watermelon & lime infused water- add pieces of watermelon (muddle) & lime then pour in water 4️⃣. Watermelon & mint lemonade- muddle mint & watermelon, then squeeze the juice of 1 lemon, add sweetener & water then stir. Garnish with more watermelon...

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Peppers & Potato Soup

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Peppers & Potato Soup

Peppers & Potato SoupHere’s what you need: 1️⃣. 2 poblano peppers- seeded & roughly sliced2️⃣. 2 jalapeños- sliced3️⃣. 3 garlic cloves- minced4️⃣. 1 carrot- peeled & sliced5️⃣. 1 shallot- sliced 6️⃣. 4 potatoes- peeled & cut into cubes7️⃣. 2 cups of broth of your choice 8️⃣. 2 cups milk of your choice 9️⃣. 2 tablespoons of olive oil & flour🔟. Salt, pepper (1 teaspoon of each)*** Optional: avocado & cilantro for garnish ***•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••➡️ To a soup pot add olive oil, shallot, carrots, poblano peppers, jalapeños, & garlic over medium heat for about 5 minutes (be sure to stir)➡️ Next add...

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Vegetable and Lemon Orzo Soup

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Vegetable and Lemon Orzo Soup

Vegetable and Lemon Orzo SoupIt’s soup weather ❄️ I like making soup because it’s easy an easy way to load up on vegetables in 1 quick meal. Here’s what you need for this vegetable & lemon orzo soup:1️⃣. 2 medium carrots peeled & sliced2️⃣. 2 stalks of celery sliced3️⃣. 1/2 onion diced 4️⃣. 4 garlic cloves minced 5️⃣. 2- 32 oz boxes vegetables broth 6️⃣. 1 cup sliced mushrooms7️⃣. 1 small head of broccoli sliced 8️⃣. 3 cups chopped fresh spinach 9️⃣. 1 cup orzo 🔟. Salt, pepper (1 teaspoon of each)1️⃣1️⃣. 1 teaspoon fresh or dried rosemary & thyme...

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Vegetable Salad with Orange Ginger Dressing

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Vegetable Salad with Orange Ginger Dressing

Vegetable Salad with Orange Ginger DressingHere’s one of my favorite salad side dishes. Actually this is the side dish for I’m bringing for Thanksgiving.Here’s what you will need to make it:1️⃣. 2 cups of packed kale2️⃣. 1/2 a red cabbage 3️⃣. 12 Brussels sprouts 4️⃣. 2 carrots 5️⃣. 1 cup of broccoli 6️⃣. 1/4 cup parsley For the dressing:7️⃣. 2 oranges juiced8️⃣. Tablespoon of grated ginger9️⃣. 3 tablespoons of olive oil, apple cider vinegar, honey Optional:🔟. 1/2 cup of dried cranberries1️⃣1️⃣. 1/2 cup of pumpkin seeds & sunflower seeds1️⃣2️⃣. Salt & pepper to taste ••••••••••••••••••••••➡️ You can roughly chop ingredients...

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