7 Days of Granola Recipes

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Granola is incredibly easy to make and if you live in a less humid area, it keeps well in sealed mason jars. Stir it into yogurt or top with milk for a quick and filling breakfast! Lavender Granola Maple Pecan Granola Coconut Cranberry Granola Maple Almond Cranberry … [Continue reading]

Cold Pack Sweet Canned Blackberries

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Tucked away into a low shelf in many grocery stores are cans of berries. Many people never notice them, and even if they did, would they buy them? They are usually very expensive for a small can, that only has a few berries in it. And are packed in a heavy syrup, which simply means a heavier amount … [Continue reading]

Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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Sun-Dried Tomatoes are an easy way to preserve a lot of tomatoes, quickly. And enjoy them all year long. Which is especially nice if you have multiple … [Continue reading]

Small Batch Bumbleberry Jam

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Bumbleberry is when you have a few types of berries and combine them into a tasty spread. A great way to use up a half-flat of fresh berries from the … [Continue reading]

Summer Slipping Away – Ice Cold Lemonade

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A treat from the newly released Beach House Baking: An Endless Summer of Delicious Desserts- After looking through the lovely photographed … [Continue reading]

Small Batch Canning: Raspberry Salsa

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Kirk mentioned to me he'd love some hand crafted salsa, and I was going to go crazy and make it from 100% scratch. Until I looked over a jar of … [Continue reading]

Love My Silk – Vegan Pumpkin Cupcakes

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For me, healthy living can include fun foods, even "sinful" treats. I had fun revisiting a recipe I made years ago, that at the time included pecans, … [Continue reading]

DIY Candy Jars

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Last night we had a lot of fun watching The LEGO Movie, - which was a perfect family movie night :-D The boys all loved it, and you know, so did I! I … [Continue reading]

Baked Pumpkin Mac ‘N Cheese

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If I want to rate a successful recipe, I need only see how the Teen reacts to it. He had two helpings, ate all the leftovers and has bugged me since … [Continue reading]

Fruit and Oats Breakfast Pudding

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The elegant A Taste of Washington: Favorite Recipes from the Evergreen State is the perfect book to have on a counter or coffee table - it will be … [Continue reading]