Nutty granola and a rant about clean eating

Nutty granola and a rant about clea...

Clean eating. It’s kind of a buzz word nowadays, but I’ve found that everyone has a different definition. Some folks say that “clean eating ” is: -low fat (and high in refined foods) -low carb (and high in...
Giardiniera: A jar full of garden

Giardiniera: A jar full of garden

I’m certainly not Italian. Which would explain why I had never heard of Giardiniera. See its pronounced Gee-arden-era. Like a jar full of garden. Or a garden in a jar. I think so anyway……maybe I should ask an Italian. Or...
Kiwi Lime Jam

Kiwi Lime Jam

Berries and peaches were bursting out my my fridge, and there was only one thing to do: make jam. We’ve been in a jam frenzy this month. My brother Nick and I collectively made 74 jars of jam. Do you think that will last us through...
Warm up with Chai Syrup on French Toast

Warm up with Chai Syrup on French T...

Brown sugar + Water + Chai Tea bags = heaven. I wanted to make something special today, but I didn’t want to dirty the whole kitchen. And Joslyn woke up asking for French Toast. “Mommy, I’m hungry for French Toast....
Iced Coffee

Iced Coffee

This is my crack. Since its been in the 90′s I can’t handle too much hot coffee. Here’s Pioneer Woman’s iced coffee concentrate recipe. Its soo rich, cold, and ready to go. Her recipe makes a HUGE vat that lasts a...
Kale Chips

Kale Chips

Yes I realize that most of you are turning up your noses. But I’m here to tell you that these leafy bites are little salty nuggets of awesomeness. Trust me, I got this recipe from a gal I work with- NOT someone who’s known for...