In my ongoing attempt to eat less processed foods, I try to cook and bake from scratch whenever I'm able. Sometimes I veer off track, other times I purposely derail, but I've found that putting meals together from scratch doesn't have to be as daunting and tedious as it sounds - especially if you have… Continue reading 5 Homemade Seasoning & Soup Mixes
Expand your use of this healthy fruit with these four recipes, featuring a green smoothie, avocado dressing, chocolate avocado bread, and chocolate avocado pudding.
This school year brings American History lessons back to our homeschool, and one of the recent activities suggested in my daughter's curriculum was making a colonial recipe. The recipe below is my take on Boston Brown Bread, using milk kefir instead of buttermilk. If you don't have milk kefir, you can substitute buttermilk back instead.… Continue reading Boston Brown Bread with Milk Kefir
As the summer draws to a close, I'm letting my favorite salads have one last hoorah. I made this one for a bonfire picnic we attended last weekend. Thankfully, the weather's still hot and this salad is a welcome treat when all you want is something cold.
Yummy as a light breakfast or as a little pick-me-up snack, this simple fruit bowl has been a favorite of mine this summer. Try it out! Ingredients: Swap these 1st four ingredients out as desired to include your favorite fruits. Apples, raspberries, peaches, strawberries...whatever is fresh and in season. 1 chopped nectarine (pit removed, of course!)1/2… Continue reading Fruit and Yogurt with Walnut Date Topping