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Ginger Snaps

Recently, we have been reading the Famous Five series again by Enid Blyton (British author). I read them to Michelle and Michael a LONG time ago, again to Daniel several years ago and now Caleb is in to them. I read them as a child and thus have the original series of 21 books. Last week the Famous Five were enjoying ginger biscuits (cookies) and that got me craving some of our own! Not being able to find... read more

Elderberry Syrup

2 photos in this post. Last winter we purchased Elderberry Syrup during the cold season but it was rather expensive. I happened to mention something to Jess about it or she said something to me, can’t remember! Anyways, she knew where there were some elderberry trees so last Friday off we went up a gravel road. Sydnee LOVES to climb trees so she was extremely helpful in pulling the big branches down... read more

Plum Fruit Leather

Large purple plums are SO plentiful here that we are having a hard time keeping up with them and there is no way we can eat them all fresh even though they are delicious. Dehydrating them in halves takes a LONG time so we decided to experiment with fruit leather. Yum! Yum! (Picture above actually shows both golden plum and purple plum leather.) It has turned out really well so here is our recipe. Be... read more

No-Bake Almond Coconut Macaroon Bars

This recipe from Azure Standard’s blog has become one of our favorites! If you like Almond Joy here in the USA or Bounty in the UK and Europe you will LOVE this. There are three layers so here goes: CRUST 1 cup almonds, finely ground 2 tbsp real maple syrup 1 tbsp coconut oil, melted FILLING 1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut 3 tbsp coconut nectar 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted 1 tbsp water TOPPING 1/4... read more

The ultimate chocolate cake and frosting!

I have been experimenting with our original Chocolate Oatmeal cake and have finally come up with a recipe (combination of a couple others) that makes a healthy, sugar free, MOIST and most delicious cake if you like chocolate! If you remember, the original cake called for chocolate chips. With organic chocolate chips being so expensive I wanted to use organic cocoa instead. The topping is from another... read more

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