Pancake Cupcakes


Was it breakfast, or was it dessert? It really could have been either. All 3 boys thought I was the coolest Mom it was a winner. Krusteaz had sent me a care package recently and I was thinking how much fun it would be to make them a baked pancake. I adapted a recipe off their site and made … [Continue reading]

Steel-Cut Oatmeal with Salted Caramel


I have been slowly learning to enjoy steel-cut oats. My choice has always been old-fashioned tolled oats, and the texture is quite different. This recipe produces a creamy oatmeal and will satisfy any rolled oat fan! Baked in individual servings, you can make this breakfast in advance and reheat … [Continue reading]

Blueberry Streusel Muffins


Blueberry Streusel Muffins Ingredients: Streusel - ¼ cup whole wheat white flour 3 Tbsp old-fashioned rolled oats 3 Tbsp Coconut … [Continue reading]

Vanilla Bean Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting


Alistaire's birthday was last weekend and much to Walker's complaining, baby picked out cupcakes for his treat. Walker can be patient and wait till … [Continue reading]

Cheesy Rice and Veggie Casserole


Originally I was going to use quinoa and then right as I started dinner, I realized I had forgotten to stock up. So rice it became! You can use … [Continue reading]

Putting In An Orchard


When Kirk and I bought the house last spring, one thing we liked was the potential for long-term trees that could produce. In other words, an orchard. … [Continue reading]

Oat & Jam Muffins


It is very easy to hide oats - if you bake them into muffins, and maybe call them cupcakes to your kids ;-) Oat & Jam … [Continue reading]

Raising The Second Greenhouse


A few weeks back I finally put up my first mini greenhouse and so far have been happy with it. The only real issue came down to space though. … [Continue reading]

Dry Cream of Mushroom Soup Mix


This dry mix can be use as a soup base, added to dry recipes and more. Have it on hand and never need to go to the store to buy the sad soup in a … [Continue reading]

One Pot Caprese Pasta


I was feeling the need for a late summer dish, in the middle of winter. And paid $$ for that pleasure: greenhouse grown tomatoes and basil from Canada … [Continue reading]