Fluffy Sourdough Breadsticks

In my childhood memories, breadsticks were always an item that either came from restaurants, our annual youth group spaghetti supper, or pasta night at church camp. I don't remember having them very often in our home or in other gatherings. They accompanied special occasions, which is kind of neat to me because eating them now... Continue Reading →

Sourdough Recipes for Breakfast

We love our breakfast foods here on the Hilltop! Big Saturday morning brunches, breakfast for dinner, and quick weekday morning grabs. Items such as muffins, pancakes, eggs, hashbrowns, bacon, ham, waffles, and biscuits are our most popular choices. Unfortunately, all of those bread items aren't the healthiest choices. The gluten in them is hard on... Continue Reading →

Apple Pie Pot Pourri Recipe

Mid-winter is here. The holidays have come and gone, but that doesn't mean our homes must become dreary and lifeless like the outside world seems to be! Pot Pourris are some of the best ways to fill a home with wonderful and safe fragrances. I even made a Christmas Pot Pourri Recipe if you're interested... Continue Reading →

Non-Toxic Glass Cleaner

I've spent the past 3 years progressively switching the chemical cleaners out of my house for safer, more natural options. I've already switched to products like Toilet Bowl Cleaner, DIY Natural All Purpose House Cleaner, DIY All Natural Linen Spray, DIY Non-Toxic Dusting Spray, and so much more. Glass cleaner was next on my list!... Continue Reading →

From Scratch Peanut Butter

I find so much enjoyment in cooking from scratch. There's something so special about making items yourself instead of purchasing them pre-made at the grocery store! Here at the Hilltop we strive to make as many things as we can homemade: Fermented Pickles, Cinnamon Applesauce, Garden-Fresh Tomato Sauce, Sourdough Tortillas, and so much more! Peanut... Continue Reading →

Old Fashioned Christmas Pot Pourri

Winter temperatures are here and Christmas is oh-so-close. It is the time of year when we all crave the warmth and comfort of home. Making home a cozy and inviting space relies heavily on good smells. It's so easy to light Christmas candles and achieve that comfortable vibe, but did you know that synthetic fragrances... Continue Reading →

Sourdough Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

Sourdough discard is always in abundance around here, so I'm always seeking out new ways to use it up rather than throwing it out. Thankfully there are endless varieties of recipes that call for sourdough discard. No shortage of options here! I frequently use up any sourdough discard in pancakes, waffles, crepes, pizza crust, or... Continue Reading →

All Natural Febreeze Spray

We all enjoy fresh smelling room! Febreeze makes it so easy to get a nice scent with very minimal effort. But did you know that many of those air freshening bottles at the grocery store are filled with toxic chemicals that are terrible for breathing in? Unfortunately, it's true. So many of the products we... Continue Reading →

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