{Guest Post} Changing Our Lifestyle Choices to Improve Our Health

I’m 39 years old, my husband, Matt, is 36.  Generally speaking we’re both healthy people with little need for doctor visits or medications**.  We rarely get sick, not even colds.  But recently we got a wakeup call from a silent killer and we need to make daily changes before it’s too late.  My husband was [...]

{Food & Gardening} Rhubarb Compote

rhubarb1

While reading old Classic Winnie the Pooh stories to my children, Rabbit was always discussing rhubarb in his garden and in his pies. My little gardeners didn’t know what it was, so I put it on the grocery list, and over the last few years rhubarb has woven itself into our kitchen for special occasions [...]

{Food & Gardening} Creamy Rice

Being on a special diet doesn’t mean you have to cut out some old favorites. I’m using dairy free and gluten free items to make a creamy rice side dish almost like a risotto or a white macaroni and cheese. You can add whatever you like to it like meats or veggies since it’s a nice hearty base. Ingredients 2 cups unsweetened coconut [...]

{Eco-Tutorials} Sunflower Seed Butter

After finding out many of my allergies were common, I had to figure out other ways to enjoy my favorite foods by substituting. I love peanut butter and jelly, I mean who doesn’t? Since I’m allergic to tree nuts and peanuts as many are I had to find an alternative spread to pair with my [...]

What to Do with Green Tomatoes

Debbie from Larson Farm Naturals tried making fried green tomatoes. Her results prompted her to try this recipe for green tomato jam instead! So we had our first freeze here the other night.  That means end of gardening for me.  I could go all out and try to cover everything each night.  Ya, I tried [...]