Garden Fresh Recipes

Find tons of yummy recipes for how to make delicious dishes using fresh vegetables, herbs and fruit straight from the garden. Whether you’re cooking healthy…
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How to Make Bee Balm Tea (step-by-step guide!)
If you have monarda in your garden, you can make your own bee balm tea (also called wild bergamot, or oswego tea). Bee balm tea is delicious and simple to make. In this post, I’ll give you my easy tea recipe, and show you step-by-step how to make bee balm tea using either fresh or dried monarda from your flower garden. Garden-to-table recipe made easy!
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Garden to Table: How to Make Rhubarb Jam Step-by-Step
Making your own rhubarb jam is easier than most people realize, and this recipe comes together very quickly. If rhubarb is flourishing in your garden or you find a good deal on it at the market, this is the perfect way to use it up. I'll also show you how to can rhubarb jam using the water bath method. A super easy garden to table recipe to enjoy your produce year round!
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Simple Vegetable Garden Recipes (garden fresh recipes made easy!)
Sun-ripened tomatoes, crisp zucchini, and overflowing herb gardens – your vegetable garden is bursting with potential! This collection of garden-fresh recipes is full of great ideas for using your garden produce. From homemade pickles, jams and jellies to picked asparagus, fruit dip and zucchini brownies, there's a tasty recipe here for everyone. Make the most of your garden harvest. Get ready to enjoy the taste of the season and savor the delicious rewards of your gardening efforts!
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How to Make Homemade Blueberry Jelly (garden fresh recipe!)
In this post I’ll show you exactly how to make your own homemade blueberry jelly, step by step. It’s perfect for slathering on your toast, muffin, or biscuit for breakfast, snacks for the family, dolloping on your favorite dessert, and more! If you want to try home canning blueberries, I will show you how to do that, too! A great way to preserve and enjoy an abundance of summer blueberries year round!
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How to Make Sweet Pickles from Garden Cucumbers (detailed step-by-step guide!)
If you have a plethora of cucumbers from the vegetable garden or grocery store that you don’t want to go to waste, making homemade old-fashioned sweet pickles is the perfect way to use them up. In this guide, I’ll show you exactly how I make mine, with the full recipe, and detailed step-by-step instructions.
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Healthy Baked Okra Fries (simple garden fresh recipe; oven or air fryer)
Learn how to make okra fries with my easy recipe, using your oven or air fryer. These garden-fresh okra fries are crispy, delicious, and every bite is still packed with nutrients. This easy and quick vegetable side dish or snack recipe is also gluten-free, dairy-free, and low-carb! The perfect way to enjoy an abundance of okra from your vegetable garden or grocery store.
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Insanely Fudgy Zucchini Brownies (vegetable garden fresh recipe!)
If you have an abundance of zucchini from your vegetable garden or farmer's market this summer, this hidden veggie dessert recipe is the best way to use them up! These yummy chocolate zucchini brownies are a super easy summer dessert! It’s a great way to use up extra zucchini from the garden, and nobody will ever know you snuck some veggies into their dessert! Let the kids help make these irresistible and insanely fudgy vegetable garden fresh brownies!
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How to Make Bread and Butter Pickles (great way to use up garden cucumbers!)
If you’re looking for a great way to use up all of those cucumbers from your garden or the farmer’s market, then this recipe is for you. This bread and butter pickles recipe comes together in minutes with a handful of ingredients. You could either keep them in the fridge, or try canning them so they last longer. They’re perfect for the whole family to enjoy, and are so delicious on burgers and sandwiches, or simply for snacking.
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How to Make Healthy Potato Soup (easy garden fresh recipe!)
When I have fresh veggies from my garden or store, every season is soup season! This homemade, garden-fresh potato soup is lighter than most classic versions, very easy to make, and tastes great, too. This healthy vegetable soup recipe creates a hearty and filling meal thickened with potatoes and pureed cauliflower, with an added crunch from reduced-fat turkey bacon and fresh green onions. Reduce food waste by making a big bowl of soup.
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How to Make Blueberry Jelly (complete step-by-step guide!)
I’ll show you how to make homemade blueberry jelly, step by step. Plus, which tools and equipment you’ll need to make this blueberry jelly recipe. It’s perfect for slathering on your toast, muffin, or biscuit for breakfast, snacks for the family, dolloping on your favorite dessert, and more! This is a great way to reduce food waste and increase sustainability efforts.
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How to Make Zucchini Relish (plus canning instructions!)
Got zucchini from your vegetable garden or farmer's market? Make relish! This homemade zucchini relish recipe has a sweet and tart taste, with just the right amount of crunch. It’s surprisingly simple to make. I’ll show you how to make this quick and easy zucchini relish in just a few steps. I’ve even included optional instructions for home canning so you can preserve your garden vegetables to enjoy them year-round.
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How to Make an Acai Bowl (step-by-step guide!)
If you’re looking for an acai bowl recipe that is simple to make and tastes great too, you’re in the right place. This acai berry bowl is so delicious, I know it will soon be your favorite quick and healthy breakfast or snack. I’ll show you exactly how to make the best acai bowl, step by step.
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How to Make Pickled Garlic (only 6 ingredients!)
Calling all garlic lovers! Homemade pickled garlic tastes much fresher than the stuff you buy at the supermarket. You can eat it right out of the jar, use it in your cooking, or for making fancy appetizers. Making pickled garlic is easier than most people realize, and this recipe is sure to be a family favorite. I’ll give you my full recipe for how to make pickled garlic, along with tons of tips to get the best flavor.
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How to Make Bread and Butter Pickles (recipe and instructions!)
If you’re looking for a great way to use up all of those cucumbers from your garden or the farmer’s market, then this Bread and Butter Pickles recipe is for you. This classic recipe comes together very quickly, and is a great way to enjoy the taste of summer all year round. It uses common ingredients, so you can whip up a batch whenever you have a healthy snack craving, and enjoy them in just a few days.
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How to Make Lavender Cookies from Fresh or Dried Buds (simple treat recipe!)
These homemade lavender cookies have a rich yet delicate sweetness and subtle floral notes. With only 6 ingredients, it’s simple to whip up a batch, and the flavor will keep you coming back for more. This is a great cookie recipe to have on hand when you need a treat, and they’re quick to make in a pinch.
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