Recipes, Sides and Soups

5 Homemade Seasoning & Soup Mixes

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

Desserts and Baked Goods, Recipes

Boston Brown Bread with Milk Kefir

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

Appetizers and Snacks, Recipes

Fruit and Yogurt with Walnut Date Topping

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