An assortment of tried-and-true summer vegetable recipes featuring veg from cabbage to tomatoes.

Summer Vegetable Recipes: Ways to Cook Garden Produce

The summer season is full to overflowing with the very best produce. I frequently fall back on a good stir-fry or curry. However, I really enjoy trying new and unique vegetable recipes that showcases produce. Here are 10 unexpected vegetable recipes that I have personally made again and again.

These superfood breakfast cookies are a delightfully healthy way to eat chocolate and peanut butter in the morning.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Superfood Breakfast Cookies

These superfood breakfast cookies are the definition of winning. They are dairy-free, sweetener-free, gluten-free, low-carb cookies that are packed with nutrients. Oh, and they are also chocolate peanut butter. Chocolate peanut butter cookies that you can eat for breakfast? And still feel good about your choices? Winning.

A Homestead Kitchen Wish List. Here are the things I would love to add to my country kitchen next.

Homestead Kitchen Wish List: Part 2

Once upon a time I wrote my Homestead Kitchen Wish List. While reviewing my post I realized that I have acquired four of the items I was after. I’d like to offer you my new and updated kitchen wish list.

Why Choose Canning? Read on to discover the reasons this for of preserving is a homestead favourite.

5 Reasons to Choose Canning for Food Preservation

I’ve greatly increased my repertoire of preserving methods over the past few years. However, I’m still deeply committed to all the reasons to choose canning. Sweating over my rusty water bath canner was the first time I found the joy of putting food by,

These healthy popsicles for summer are all sugar-free and made with natural super-nutritious ingredients.

List of Healthy Popsicles for Summer

I have an outrageous weakness for frozen treats in the summer. It doesn’t really matter what kind of treat, as long as it’s cold and delicious. Ice pops are especially fun. However, I recently cut out processed sugar, which seriously limits the icy treats that […]

Canning Tips for Beginners: What to Know to Get Started

m going to share some of the essential canning tips I had to learn before preserving confidently on my own. These are the things I either gleaned from those more experienced (and verified), learned through trial and error, or frantically looked up as I went. Canning at home doesn’t need to be scary. A little knowledge can go a long way!

Recipe: Red Lentil Egg Bake. This recipe is quick, easy, nutritious, and full of flavour. A great family dinner idea.

Recipe: Red Lentil Egg Bake

I love red lentils. They’re so easy to use as they cook quickly and don’t need soaking. They’re also a wonderfully healthy protein source full of fibre, B vitamins, and iron. This Red Lentil Egg Bake has the added benefit of using canned tomatoes and eggs, […]

My Homestead Kitchen Wish List. The ultimate guide to items for the dream country kitchen.

My Homestead Kitchen Wish List

I have a lovely homestead kitchen. There is plenty of space, the counter top is stone, the sink looks over the busy dining area, and wide glass doors lead to a patio. Still, as with anyone who spends plenty of time in this room, I am […]

Learn a simple method to make your own healthy beef bone broth.

Making a Simple Beef Bone Broth or Stock

We’ve been raising our own ethical beef since I was a little girl. When we process meat all our leftover bones used to be solely destined for dog treats. I now scavenge them for broth/stock. Thank you hipsters and paleo people. A quick note on […]

Ideas for delicious ways to use blackcurrants and links to simple and tasty recipes.

9 Ways to Use Blackcurrants

I love blackcurrants. I only know this because we have a couple bushes that were planted around the yard a number of years ago. Every summer I can happily stuff my face with these rich, tart berries by the handful. Thankfully, they’re also ridiculously healthy. This […]