Spaghetti Squash Boats filled with Black Beans Enchilada Filling makes a healthy and filling meal!
There’s nothing better than a tasty meal that is filling and is loved by the whole family! These spaghetti squash boats with black beans are a perfect way to bring a meatless meal into a meat lovers home! (more…)
Multigrain Bread made with whole wheat flour, sunflower seeds and cracked wheat.
Today my boys turn 14! For their birthday I made them a loaf of bread! Okay….not really! That would never fly with them. Birthdays are for special dinners, cake, friends and family, and in their case, soccer….not a loaf of bread. If it was my birthday, I’d love a homemade loaf of bread. But it isn’t my birthday….don’t worry, the boys are getting the full birthday treatment today. (more…)
An Annual Trip to a local Apple Cider Press
We have a few apple trees that produce a handful of apples every year. My in-laws, on the other hand, have several apple trees that produce tons of apples. Do you remember our apple pruning in the spring? All that hard work paid off with a bumper crop of apples. After making apple pie filling and apple butter and drying apples and eating apples, we load up the remaining boxes of apples and head north to a small farm to make apple cider. (more…)
Perfect dinner salad: Spinach, Pear and Blue Cheese Salad!
Fall is in full swing here. The temperatures have dropped. The leaves are changing and pumpkins are everywhere you look. I’m all ready to dive into pasta dishes and soups. However, I still want a salad. The spinach, pear and blue cheese salad is a great fall salad. (more…)
Preserve your own apple pie filling!
I love apple pies! My favorite is made with tart fresh apples. Sometimes there just isn’t enough time to make a pie and this apple pie filling really comes in handy. You just make a quick pie dough, open a jar of filling, pour it in and bake! Instant dessert! (more…)