Recipes

Banana Cake Slathered With Cream Cheese Frosting

Banana Cake Ingredients: 1/3 cup avocado oil ½ cup raw honey 2 large eggs, room temperature 1 cup mashed ripe banana (2-3 bananas) ¼ cup milk 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1¾ cups flour (I used a 50/50% blend of all-purpose and whole wheat flours) 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp… Continue reading Banana Cake Slathered With Cream Cheese Frosting

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Maple Mocha Frappe

I was a barista for most of a decade back in the day. We have had a near pro espresso machine setup for the past 6 or 7 years and most days I make lattes. But my groove is a cold frappe. However, the many frappe bases sold commercially are sugar pits, and have a… Continue reading Maple Mocha Frappe

Preserving · Recipes

Canning Boozy Huckleberries

Our land has been generous to us this summer - in giving red and evergreen huckleberries to forage. Gathering 6 cups worth is a lot of effort to say the least, so I wanted my project to be worthy of the time I invested. And there is nothing quite like infusing wild berries into a… Continue reading Canning Boozy Huckleberries

Homesteading · Reviews

Book Review: Creating Your Off-Grid Homestead: Radical Inspiration and Practical Advice

After buying my copy of the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle 2018 this week, I was going through the Gardening and the homesteading sections - which have 16 products in the bundle! I started reading Creating Your Off-Grid Homestead: Radical Inspiration and Practical Advice by Teri Page. I have read her blog for some time now,… Continue reading Book Review: Creating Your Off-Grid Homestead: Radical Inspiration and Practical Advice

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Gluten Free Oat Waffles

Gluten free oat waffles are a favorite of the boys, and no one misses the wheat at all. They have a hearty flavor and pair well with apple butter, Make the big batch, and if you have any waffles left over, cool them and then freeze. Pop into a toaster and hit the button for… Continue reading Gluten Free Oat Waffles