Did you know you can infuse herbs in honey? Well, yes you can! And you end up with a little jar of heaven. The herbs kindly give themselves to the honey resulting in a sweet, gentle preparation that not only tastes amazing but has the healing properties of the herbs and honey all contained in a little jar. The perfect present for friends, family, teachers and, of course, for yourself!Read More
Some nights call for a tasty little something with a kick. Something to warm you up and help you feel calm. This yummy rum is full of warming herbs that gently stimulate digestion and circulation. It also has relaxing nervine herbs which help to calm the nervous system and ease you right off to sleep.Read More
After a long, long drive through the corn fields of Nebraska, we would be greeted at my grandparents’ house with a big hug and a homemade cookie. Each and every time, and I always looked forward to those first few moments. Sweet relief from the extreme boredom of the car, lots of love and something tasty prepared by loving hands. Perhaps I got my love of baking from my grandma and my mom.Read More
Did you know that roses are edible? And, did you know that roses are part of a large family of plants (called the Rosaceae family) comprised of some of our most beloved fruits? Fruits like apples, pears, cherries, strawberries, peaches and even almonds are all part of this amazing and delicious plant family.
Learn about the rose family while making a luscious Summertime fruit salad!Read More
Coming home to warm, delicious smelling food all ready to eat after a long winter’s day out and about is so comforting. This meal, like many slow cooker meals is healthy and tasty. My whole family felt invigorated and soothed when we ate it this during the frigid nights last week brought in by the arctic front that covered most of the United States. Temperatures below zero call for something hardy! Plus, my favorite thing? It was so easy to make. I just love my slow cooker!Read More
Brussel sprouts are tiny cute little members of the cabbage family and when I was a kid, I hated them! But now I love them and so do my own kids, which I think is pretty cool.
Here is a tasty recipe for making your brussels sprouts and eating them too.Read More
My daughters and I have a long history of baking delicious granola together. The girls get to choose what they want in the granola and then we have a blast measuring, pouring and mixing it all up. Homemade granola is much healthier than store bought and can be made to suit your taste buds. Plus I love how easy it is to throw on the table for breakfast on a busy morning.Read More
Long ago I learned the magic of simply placing a sprig of mint or lemon balm in my water bottle. After a half hour or so the water takes on a lovely light taste of the herb. My kids love herbal waters and I often put a sprig of mint into their water bottles if they are headed out and about for the day. Yet when we spend the day at home, I have found that filling a pitcher with water and herbs doesn't seem to attract their attention.Read More
This afternoon found us quietly rambling in the yard harvesting a bit of our freshly growing chocolate mint. It is so yummy and vivacious with dark green leaves and chocolate colored square stems. I love having this plant growing in our yard. We took our mint inside to create our first ice cream of the season. I love making frozen desserts with my kids using healthy ingredients!Read More