A Healthy Breakfast 1940s Style

A Healthy Breakfast 1940s Style

I suppose that what I used to feed the children for breakfast was an old-fashioned version of muesli. Oats or wheat berries would form the base of the meal, and added to that would be any summer fruits that we had, chopped cobnuts or even walnuts if we had them. A few...

Breakfast Cookies – Start the Day Off Right

As parents, we want our children to start their day out with the right types of foods in their body in order to maintain concentration, keep energy levels up and most importantly, to stay healthy. These breakfast cookies have protein, carbohydrates, and vitamins from...

Breakfast Pizza

There is only so much eggs and bacon that your kids will eat. Let’s be honest, they get bored with meals served over and over again. I have found that if you change how the meals are presented, the kids are more accepting to the foods. So, here’s a way to...
Gluten-Free Blackberry Biscuits {Made with Whey}

Gluten-Free Blackberry Biscuits {Made with Whey}

This sweet berry biscuit is the perfect addition to a Sunday brunch.   I had a plethora of whey left over from some homemade cheese that I made and wanted to incorporate this into my baking. With my whey in hand, I decided to surprise the family with fresh blackberry...

Peanut Butter & Apple Sandwiches with Granola

As parents, we’re always looking for healthy foods for our kiddos. Rather than giving them the normal pb&j – shake it up a little. Best of all, it’s healthy! This simple meal is packed with protein, fiber, fresh fruit and yumminess. If you have...
Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Pumpkin Spice Waffles

I love fall and have been looking forward to this season for almost a year. The crisp air and the colorful changes of the leaves provide me with a much-needed break from the summer months. My baking seems to reflect my love for this season. This morning, I made...
Raspberry Vanilla Jam (Pectin-Free)

Raspberry Vanilla Jam (Pectin-Free)

There is nothing like freshly picked sun-kissed berries. We have a plethora of wild growing berries where I live and I love to preserve them. I tend to draw on more natural based recipes that have been passed down from my pioneer ancestors, like the ones found in my...
Spice Up the Holidays With Pomegranate Jelly

Spice Up the Holidays With Pomegranate Jelly

Who doesn’t love homemade gifts?  I decided to make some homemade jellies, but wanted to do something a little different. Rather than giving them the regular jams that I make in the summer, I wanted to bring a little winter variety into the mix and try my hand...
Sweet Wheat Berry Cranberry Salad

Sweet Wheat Berry Cranberry Salad

Wheat berries are a pantry must-have and are extremely versatile when it comes to using them in recipes. Although they can be ground to make delicious wheat bread, they can also be added to soups and hearty dishes as well as made into a delicious warm cereal. Wheat...
Five Healthy Alternatives to Bisquick Pancakes

Five Healthy Alternatives to Bisquick Pancakes

Pancakes have always been one of my favorites breakfast treats, and I’m willing to bet that many of you reading this feel the same way. It hits the spot in all the right ways, yet somehow leaves you asking for more. It’s not unlike eating dessert for...