Using Kitchen Scraps To Enhance Your Meals

Stretching your food dollars has never been more important than right now. For many it’s the only way they can put food on their family’s table. In a previous post I wrote about making changes that would stretch your food dollars, today I wanted to add some additional thoughts that you might find helpful. Some…

Adding a Worm Tower & Greenhouse Update

So we wanted to present something that we’ve learned about recently which are putting worm towers in your garden beds to improve the soil keep the soil moist and fertilize everything you’re growing in those beds. It’s something that I have been wanting to do for quite a while, work with worms or vermaculture. Our…

Living Simply

I think of myself and my husband as living a simple life. We can’t really have a farmstead or homestead like many strive for today. However, we do try to be self sustaining as much as possible. One of the ways we do this is by growing a lot of our own food in our…

Conserving

I haven’t posted anything in over a week mostly because I was at a lose for words about our current situation. I was also busy like many of you making sure that we had enough of everything we need. Finally today as I was unloading one of the grocery bags I had just brought home…

Homemade Biscuits

One of my fondest memories is learning to cook with all the many women that influenced my life. During many of the summers growing up my brother and I would go to Alabama to visit my Aunt Cara and Uncle Kenneth on their peanut farm. Most days my cousins and I would go swimming in…

Food Prep

I find it interesting when the younger generation puts a modern spin or name on an old thing and call it theirs. Take “Food Prep” for instance, we have been doing that for generations, making food ahead for the week so that dinner didn’t have to be a big ordeal every night. I like it…

Coconut Cream Pie Sugar Free

We love coconut pie in our house and the regular pie I make is great. But, you have to cook the custard on the stove and use egg yolks instead of whole eggs and the whites always go bad on me so I created this one using the basic custard recipe that I like. It’s…

Low Carb Blueberry Muffins

It’s winter. It’s cold. It’s dreary. Who doesn’t want a delicious muffin with their coffee on like these. So I’m reposting this recipe which I have double-checked and updated to make sure that it’s easy for you to understand and make. The prep for this actually goes pretty quickly so you can even make it…

Avocado Mousse

I heard so much about this delicious avocado pie so many people were enjoying that I wanted to try it for myself. I knew I could create one but wanted to see what others were doing. So, I searched the internet for recipes. Every recipe that I found had sweetened condensed milk as the sweetener….