Taking Thyme

fresh food & fresh air

Fresh Picked Asparagus with Honey Mustard Sauce

Oh my goodness! I just discovered that there is a farm not even 45 minutes from our house where you can go and pick your own vegetables! Right now it is the end of asparagus season, but soon it will be time for peas and beans. I don’t know how many of you have ever seen asparagus out in the “wild”, but it is one of the craziest things. You.. Read More






Fail Proof Granola!

Granola is one of my favorite things to make. Like seriously. I am excited when I talk about making it. I anxiously stare at the container wishing it to empty so I can make more. Okay, I may not go quite that far. But I definitely do my part in eating it so that I can make more. That’s almost the same thing, right? There is something so therapeutic about.. Read More






Butternut Squash Noodles with Shrimp

It has happened. It’s official and it’s real and it’s here. I like shrimp. I have spent the better part of my life denying this fact. I would eat it in a pinch to be polite, but otherwise no-way, no-how. But something about moving to Kansas City made me start to play with this little crustacean in the kitchen. (I know, I decide to start eating shrimp when I live.. Read More






Walk To REbeL

This weekend I had the opportunity to volunteer at the 6th Annual Walk to REbeL. REbeL Peer Education is a non-profit based out of Overland Park, KS who’s mission is to “change the definition of health and beauty for every body.” They do this through pushing all of us – old or young, man or woman, straight or LGBT, or any other way we may identify – to love ourselves.. Read More






Blueberry Beet Salsa

Happy Cinco de Mayo! It is a gorgeous day here in KC and how better to celebrate then with some fresh blueberry beet salsa?! Whoa! What’s that I just read?! Blueberry and BEET salsa?! I know, it sounds crazy. But just hear me out. For you to fully understand the beauty of this salsa, I think we need to start at the beginning… I love to grocery shop. I love.. Read More