I do practice the “eat what’s placed before you as I’m not making separate meals for everyone” parenting style. One way that I’ve found to get the kids, and yes even the husband, to get those healthy vitamins and minerals is to blend them!
Pear and Peach Cobbler from Scratch
Cobbler is a time honored comfort food, and it’s very easy to make. I like using my stand mixer to make it extra simple and to cut back on clean up.
Festive Date Squares
Classic Date Squares recipe and tutorial for your holiday menu.
Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe and Tutorial
Green and red Maraschino cherries make this a perfect Christmas treat. Bring it to the holiday party or have it out on Christmas day. It’s a classic and oh so yummy.
Healthy Fat #LoveOneToday Why I Love Avocados
Avocados are one of my favorite foods when I’m embracing a healthier way of eating that focuses on whole foods instead of highly processed foods.
Any-Fruit Cobbler or Dump Cake
This recipe has all of the memories and only half the guilt. Its a fun way to eat any fruit, not just peaches, so experiment with your own fresh fruit of choice.
Coconut Whipped Cream Parfaits
Ingredients: 1 can of coconut cream (higher the fat content the better) ¼ cup of honey (or white sugar) 1 tsp of Mexican GF Vanilla Extract Fruit of your choice, I use blueberries and strawberries or cherries and blueberries Tools: Metal bowl (chilled) or whip n prep bowl hand mixer or stand mixer can opener […]
UntrainedHousewife’s Super Snacks
The Superbowl is upon us, and what better time to try out all of the yummy snacks you been eyeballing? It doesn’t have to be a guilt (or antacid) inducing affair, either. Check out these yummy and basically-good-for-you treats when you’re making your menu for the weekend. Dip it up! Nothing is more suited to […]
Creamy Cranberry Salad Dressing
I’m not a fan of anything raspberry, but I adore cranberries. They are my second favorite fruit next to strawberries. If you don’t want cranberry salad dressing, simply substitute another berry or fruit in this recipe for a delicious treat on any salad. This raw, probiotic salad dressing will help you and your family derive […]
Homemade Cranberry Sauce
Thanksgiving wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without cranberry sauce. This iconic side dish gives a burst of color and bright flavor to the Thanksgiving table. Many people enjoy jellied cranberry sauce from a can, but I prefer the chunky homemade kind. Here in Massachusetts, cranberries are the state fruit. One of the few fruits native to North […]
Homemade Canned Apple Butter
On a recent visit to my grandmother’s house, I received a special canning request. My grandmother had a couple of apple trees that were full of ripe apples, and she wanted apple butter. Normally, my grandmother makes my family apple butter, applesauce, and canned apples, and she gives them to family members for Christmas. I […]
Using Chokecherry Shrub
This year, my newest adventure is canning chokecherry shrub. It’s a vinegar syrup that you add to water. This is an old recipe that people made before pop came along, and it tastes great! How to Use Chokecherries -Three cups chokecherries, crushed in glass bowl -One cup white vinegar -One cup water Make sure […]