Oats Gone Wild: Apple & Banana Baked Oatmeal


Have you checked out Oats Gone Wild? We really love oats for breakfast, be it in granola or in baked oatmeal. The boys especially love baked oatmeal, especially if dress it up a bit - breakfast cupcakes or cookies is always a hit (and you can cut baked oatmeal like this with cookie cutters). … [Continue reading]

Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts and Onions


Think you hate Brussels Sprouts? Maybe you just haven't had them prepared right. If you start off with thinly sliced sprouts, they cook quickly. Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts and Onions Ingredients: 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 large sweet onion, roughly chopped 10 ounces brussels … [Continue reading]

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Risotto


Sugar Pumpkins are at their prime, so pick one up and enjoy how amazingly tasty they can be if roasted. This risotto dish is perfect for chilly fall … [Continue reading]

Beet and Goat Cheese Risotto


A little more unusual for risotto, the pink hue is simply gorgeous, especially if served alongside vivid green vegetables. Beet and Goat Cheese … [Continue reading]

The Teal Pumpkin Project


The Teal Pumpkin Project? Maybe you have seen this pop up on Facebook, or in the news this past week. And you might wonder just what it is. It is … [Continue reading]

Sunflower Granola


My beautiful sunflower plants...well, a few weeks back. Now they are hanging over, bursting with seeds - which the squirrels and birds are happily … [Continue reading]

Building Never Free, Or Rather, A Garden


Every time I open up one of my backwoods, rural living, and/or gardening magazines, there is often some hobby farm being talked about. The "farms" … [Continue reading]

Blog Forward Challenge Update & A Giveaway


I have been participating in the Blog Forward 2014 Challenge hosted by Zone Perfect. In mid-January I wrote a post on my other blog, TrailCooking, … [Continue reading]

Orzo with Caramelized Onions and Cherries


I was inspired to make this recipe after bringing home many, many olives from IFBC. Tangy, a bit salty when you bite into an olive and the cherries, a … [Continue reading]

Garden Harvest Pasta


A few weeks ago, as summer slipped away, I made this dish. With our warm fall we have been having, the produce kept coming - I finally picked my last … [Continue reading]