Apple Sunflower Granola

This is a bit of a two-part recipe – the apples come first, then the apple sunflower granola. Fall is here – preserve all you can! Dried Apples are incredibly easy to make, and so delicious to snack on. Especially if you use a “premium” apple such as a Honey Crisp. The final product depends on… Continue reading Apple Sunflower Granola

Gardening · Homesteading

October On The Farm

October was a typical October for farming. Lots of tidying up, final harvests and lots of new projects to do. We got in the garlic (which for me was huge - it was the first seeds in the ground here) and we built the blueberry orchard. Next month I will be working on figuring out… Continue reading October On The Farm


Butternut Pie Cupcakes

Butternut Pie Cupcakes Ingredients: 15-ounce can butternut puree ¾ cup coconut sugar or brown sugar 2 large eggs 1 tsp pure vanilla extract ¾ cup evaporated milk or full fat milk 2/3 cup all-purpose flour ¼ tsp baking soda ¼ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp fine sea salt 1½ tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp ground ginger Directions:… Continue reading Butternut Pie Cupcakes

Gardening · Homesteading

Creating The Blueberry Orchard

I have always wanted an "orchard" of blueberry bushes, all in nice and tidy rows. Before, at our last house we had 45 or so plants, but they were all over, tucked into corners. While it was a way to have them, it wasn't efficient for growing. I dug up a dozen plants in preparation… Continue reading Creating The Blueberry Orchard

Gardening · Recipes

Lavender Granola

Who doesn't have at least one pretty Lavender bush? Lavender provides a nice crop yearly - for both edible and aromatic, and food for the bees. Our Lavender bushes are covered in both honey and native bees, from spring to mid fall! Some varieties are better than others for eating, Grosso is often the most… Continue reading Lavender Granola