This salad is super fresh and super simple! To give it more of a kick, substitute vinegar for the lemon juice. Ingredients: 1 pound carrots, grated 2 Tbsp finely snipped chives or green onions 2 Tbsp finely chopped parsley 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained Dressing: 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp lemon juice 2 […]
Need a breath of fresh Northern Michigan air—and to get in some light exercise? Guided group hikes and events can be an excellent alternative to a self-led hike. No mapping trails. No additional safety precautions. No extra stress. Just enjoying the woodland views and wonderful company. Here are a handful of free Northern Michigan hiking […]
Great as a side dish, for the start of a stir-fry, or to snack on all day long!
Delicious and affordable recipe- especially good with farm fresh cucumbers and tomatoes! We recommend leaving the cucumber peel on, for extra nutrients.
It’s not summertime in Northern Michigan without a family camping trip! That is, camping without hassles. Whether you’re planning a trip to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore or heading up the Lake Michigan coastline to Mackinaw City, these tips for camping with kids will help your whole family have a stress-free adventure. Tip #1: Pack Like a Pro […]
Too many cucumbers on your hands this garden season? Turn them into quick and easy freezer pickles and enjoy your produce all year long!
A super versatile salsa you can use as a dip or a topping!
The citrus-y dressing on this slaw makes it the perfect fresh, summer time side.
The sun is hot. The humidity is up. And there are countless fun and healthy ways to enjoy the summer season in Northern Michigan—both inside and out! Here are 10 ways to cool off on a hot summer day. 1. Sprinkler in the Sun Sure, it may not be the fanciest way to keep cool, […]
This Asian inspired salad is a crowd pleaser! Substitute zoodles (zucchini noodles) if you want even more veggies, or add some chili sauce if you like spice! Ingredients: 1/2 lb whole wheat thin spaghetti 1 lb sugar snap peas (or snow peas) 1 cup shredded carrots 1/2 cup frozen green peas, defrosted 1/2 cup peanut […]