Category: Recipe

Summer Tomato Feta Pasta

I have been looking for ways to use some of my garden tomatoes in ways I hadn’t before.  I’ve been lucky to get so many this year I’ve already frozen a bunch,  but I also want to use some fresh right now. I saw a recipe for a dish similar to this somewhere,  but I couldn’t find it so I just did what I … Read More Summer Tomato Feta Pasta

Summer Garden Tomato, Onion, Avacado Salad

My garden is starting to come in and I’m trying to find uses for all my baby orange tomatoes. So a couple nights ago I made this… It’s my garden tomatoes with onion and avacado in a little light vinaigrette. You’ll need: Some kind of cherry tomatoes (I used some from my garden but if your buying from the store it will be a … Read More Summer Garden Tomato, Onion, Avacado Salad

Homemade Summer Dog Treats

Looking for a health frozen dog treat for your favorite pup to have on a hot day? Look no further. Plus this recipe is versatile as far as ingredients and what you freeze them in. Ingredients: 1 Ripe Banana 1/2 cup Greek yogurt, unsweetened 1/2 cup Peanut butter Directions: Smash banana Mix in yogurt and peanut butter Spoon into flexible molds or ice cube … Read More Homemade Summer Dog Treats

Easy Healthy Dessert

Want a quick and easy dessert that will still impress if you have company? I just made one tonight. It’s not really got a name, but it’s only 3 simple ingredients. We can call it Summer Cream Pudding. ☀️ Ingredients:                                                    1 box pudding mix instant kind or cook and serve.  (I used the sugar free cook and serve kind.) 1 1/2-2 cups Greek Yogurt … Read More Easy Healthy Dessert

Weekend  Surprise

We often take a Saturday dive just to check out a new place,  visit an old favorite,  or find new things to do or place to hike. Yesterday we ran across something you don’t see often… a civil war reenactment. It was neat to see them run drills, talk to kids, and see what camp

Valentines fondue

My parents were here for valentines helping us paint. After painting the living room, kitchen/ dining, and hallway over two days, we were exhausted. But it was valentines day so we had to celebrate. Our plan fondue… So it was cheese and beef fondue time for the main course… with plenty of dipping options. It was so delicious and we were all happy after. … Read More Valentines fondue

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Officially with the Big Girls

The baby’s are officially out with the big girls all the time. They are still in their own area of the coop and protected by a fence. If I didn’t the adolescents and some of the white ones try to beat them up and they are still pretty small compared to the bigger girls. Hopefully by September they will be fully incorporated. So far … Read More Officially with the Big Girls

Chase’s Country Quiche

So I have been working to clean out the old freezer so things don’t get freezer burn and I can actually tell what’s in there. Does that ever happen to you? You just get caught up in specials at the grocery store and life gets away from you and you forget what’s in the old freezer? Anyways, I got some things out of the freezer, … Read More Chase’s Country Quiche

Dinner and a Lot of Work

Between thunder and lightening storms with lots of wind and torrential rain I tried to get a lot done inside. I got a lot more of the house organized, cleaned, etc. and then made a FREE dinner (well almost). I had a bunch of stuff from my garden and my mom and step-father’s garden. I was trying to figure out what to do with … Read More Dinner and a Lot of Work

It’s Snowing… Again…

I have officially lost count of how many times it has snowed this winter. I’m not complaining, I am grateful for the pretty snow and the peace it can bring to a day 🙂 The dogs have enjoyed watching the snow from the front porch… I wanted to show you the yummy gluten-free pizza I made the other night. I made the crust from … Read More It’s Snowing… Again…

Chip Chocolate Spice Cookies

So I made up a gluten-free and dairy- free cookie (at least from the recipes I have ever seen I have made up a recipe) and I am pretty proud of it as it has won over every person who has tried it. No one could tell it was dairy and gluten-free. Now don’t get scared of the spice in the cookies, it is just … Read More Chip Chocolate Spice Cookies

Baby chick cookies

  Every major holiday I make my great-grandmother’s secret recipe iced sugar cookies. My co-workers expect them and if I don’t make them I get asked for them. My co-workers like them they say due to the soft centers and sweet, but not too sweet icing. Each year I want to try to decorate them a little different. This year I wanted to do … Read More Baby chick cookies