Use Your Own Produce for These Summer Recipes

Posted by Jonathan Reed, AcreageLife Editor on May 27, 2019 2:39:00 PM
Jonathan Reed, AcreageLife Editor

vegetable-recipeYour garden is the jewel of your rural acreage! It’s producing a bounty of fruits and vegetables and plenty of herbs for your kitchen. Your backyard chickens are producing more eggs than you can use, and your homegrown beef, pork, lamb, and chicken are in the freezer. Your backyard orchard is producing baskets full of luscious fruits. How can you utilize all of this yummy, home-raised food without it going to waste? We have gathered some of the best recipes (many of which are featured on Thriving Home) to put those fruits and veggies to work in delicious ways! 




Savory Breakfast Muffins


Oven Omelet


Double Chocolate Zucchini Waffles





Pork Chops Marsala


Tuna & Artichoke Pasta Salad


Vegetable & Lentil Soup



Side Dishes


Watermelon Salad with Balsamic Glaze


Roasted Vegetables


Fried Rice with Sweet Soy Sauce





Creamy Avocado Dip


Seven Layer Taco Dip


Baked Nachos



Snacks & Beverages


Homemade Kombucha


Star Spangled Skewers


Strawberry Pina Colada Smoothie





Hawaiian Ham Skewers


Salmon, Peas & Asparagus with Pasta in Lemon Cream Sauce


Cilantro Lime Chicken





Nutella & Pumpkin Mini Cheesecake Bites


Mini Meyer Lemon Parfaits


Apple Caramel Cheesecake Bars





Homemade Yogurt


Freezing Peaches


Homemade Marinara Sauce



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