Rhubarb is one of the first plants to poke through the ground in the spring. These tart red stalks can be used in to many ways. Pair them with lemons in this recipe to make a refreshing drink.
Pickled Okra, THM FP, Sugar-free, THM FP, SF
Pickled okra is crunchy with just a hint of garlic and dill. These pickled pods add a special touch to relish trays and are a southern specialty.Continue reading
Preserving Food–Ketchup, THM FP, SF, GF
Do you have extra tomatoes and dont know what to do with them? Try making ketchup. It only takes a few pantry ingredients to make this recipe. It is simple but so delicious served with air-fried French fries!Continue reading
Pickled Garlic, SF, DF, GF, THM FP
Pickled Garlic is fresh garlic that has been preserved in a pickling syrup. The pickling syrup gives the garlic a sweet, sour, and spicy flavor. After the garlic has been in the brine for three weeks it loses some of the heat. Pickling also extends the shelf life of the garlic.Continue reading
Cinnamon Brown Sugar Angel Food Cake, THM FP, DF, SF, GF
Angel Food Cakes are a delicious fluffy light dessert to add to any meal. These cakes are primarily made with egg whites, flour, and sugar. Did you know that you can make a sugar-free, gluten-free version that bakes and taste just like a regular one? And by adding extracts you can have any flavor you wantContinue reading
Preserving Food—Pizza Sauce, THM FP, SF, DF, GF
Preserving Food and large gardens/orchards have been a way of life for my family for generations. Rows of jars lined canning shelves and freezers were full of food by summer’s end.
Tomato products have always be a favorite of many people, including myself to can. Pizza Sauce is a must at our house. This sauce is made without sugar and chock full of veggies. I love to make pizza using sourdough crust! In fact we rarely buy pizza since we prefer this homemade version.Continue reading
Cranberry Coconut Protein Baobab Bars THM FP, Keto, Sugar-free, Gluten-Free
Protein Bars!! I love them for a quick snack when I’m busy at home but I still need something to eat or when I’m traveling. Cranberries and Coconut pair wonderful in this bar. When cranberries can be found in grocery stores over the holiday season, I will purchase a number of bags to dry or freeze. These dried cranberries make a wonderful, chewy addition to protein bars.Continue reading
Party Food Round-up!
Here is a round-up of my favorite party foods. You will find anything from Wings, Taco Dip, Trail Mix, Candy, Cheesecakes, and more. I hope these will become your favorites, too.
A party would not be complete without wings! These Cajun Wings can be quickly made in an air fryer. I love my Ninja Foodie! It makes the best wings and the grease and splatters are all contained inside the unit. Yay!Continue reading
Chicken Noodle Soup THM FP, DF, GF
Chicken Noodle Soup been a favorite of mine ever since I was a young child. The traditional Pennsylvania Dutch Chicken Noodle Soup was made with homemade egg noodles, lots of sweet corn, and loaded with carbs. Here is a slimming version that is so tasty and packed full of flavor.Continue reading
Vanilla Oolong Tea Concentrate THM-FP
We, as mothers often find ourselves with too much to do and not enough of time to take care of ourselves. Teas and drinks help to keep me from snacking but they do take time to prepare. Here is an easy way to have oolong tea ready at your fingertips. I find that when I have these small jars of concentrate in my fridge, I drink much more. My youngest daughter can put the ingredients in the jars and even fill them with hot water using the Keurig. I hope this handy tip will help you in the busyness of life.Continue reading