Food, Recipes

Granola Recipe

A throwback blog post! I like granola. I’ve never loved granola before because I’ve never had a recipe that really just made me go, “oh yeah!” My Dad’s a good granola eater and has gotten his from the Little Debbie outlet in a nearby town. It’s ok. We ran out and didn’t want to trek… Read More Granola Recipe

Real Life, Recipes

Purify This!

Have you ever had one of those sets of days that just stuck it to you? We’ve been healthy this year.  I am so very thankful.  Last year we were plagued with multiple strains of the flu as well as strep and bronchitis that probably morphed into pneumonia (are you supposed to make gurgling and… Read More Purify This!

Recipes

Homemade Strawberry Syrup

A throwback blog post! It’s strawberry season! I’m always looking for something new and yummy to do with the huge amount of strawberries in my fridge.  I love that Aldi has their strawberries for 99 cents a pint!  So…each time I go in, I buy about a gallon’s worth of strawberries.  My fridge is bursting… Read More Homemade Strawberry Syrup

Recipes

Kefir – Wonder Food

A throwback blog post! It’s true.  Kefir is a wonder food. “I wonder what kefir is!” “I wonder why in the heck someone would actually drink that!” “I wonder what good it will do my body today!” When I first heard about kefir, I was adamantly opposed to it.  My understanding was that it was… Read More Kefir – Wonder Food

Recipes

Culturing Kefir

Ok, so have we established here that kefir is pretty good stuff to be eating on a daily basis?  Yes?  Good. Kefir’s a living organism, so there are a few things to keep in mind before you get started — The starter for kefir is called “kefir grains.”  Not to worry — this “grain” has nothing… Read More Culturing Kefir

Recipes, Slow Cooker

Aargh & Almond Butter

Another throwback blog post!  🙂 I’m falling down on the job.  I suppose being this many weeks (37.5-ish) pregnant allows me a little leeway, and yet, I hate not sticking to something I’ve set.  Oh well.  To quote The Princess Bride, “Get used to disappointment!” The “Aargh” of this week?  I have tried to make my… Read More Aargh & Almond Butter