Cauliflower Salad

When I make recipes now I present it as what it is, rather than saying it is something else. I don't see a point in fibbing to my kids anymore - mostly because they know I do it. We eat a lot of cauliflower, because it's good for you, and honestly it fits into so… Continue reading Cauliflower Salad

Homesteading · Recipes

Red and Blue Huckleberry Scones

Our property on Whidbey Island has quite a few native berries to forage, and two types of huckleberries are healthy producers. The boys and I have been picking every few days, to nibble on and to freeze for use in the winter months as picking season has arrived. We saved enough to make a large… Continue reading Red and Blue Huckleberry Scones


Studded Oatmeal Cookies

These studded oatmeal cookies don't have processed sugar, unless you are bad like me and use white chocolate chips added in. Stick with the dried berries for a healthier treat. Or not. Either way, the cookies are soft and chewy! Studded Oatmeal Cookies Ingredients: 2 cups quick oats 1½ cups all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp baking… Continue reading Studded Oatmeal Cookies

Prepping · Recipes

10 No Cook Recipes For Prepping

Long before we were even thinking about homesteading, I was writing my first backpacking cookbooks. In the early 2000's Kirk and I pioneered a method we later coined "FBC", or better known as "Freezer Bag Cooking". The concept was easy: Dried (dehydrated) food stored in zip top bags. Easily making your own long-term dry storage meals,… Continue reading 10 No Cook Recipes For Prepping


Pizza Baking Powder Biscuits

Pizza in a portable biscuit form? Yes! All the flavors, none of the mess. Though these pizza baking powder biscuits would taste great with a bowl of warmed pizza or marinara sauce to dip in! Pizza Baking Powder Biscuits Ingredients: 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 Tbsp baking powder 2 Tbsp granulated sugar 2 tsp fine… Continue reading Pizza Baking Powder Biscuits