Honey Sweetened Mug Brownie

This post and recipe was updated on September 20th, 2022. My husband and I sat down for a movie night last week and before long my sweet tooth started nudging me. Ice cream or a yogurt parfait are my normal go-to's, but neither of those were available at the time. So I pulled out an... Continue Reading →

Homemade Chili Seasoning | Recipe

The Autumn season quickly approaches. Mornings are just brisk enough to call for the wearing of a sweater. I, as so many others do, love this cozy season. One of the better aspects of the cooler seasons, in my opinion, is the food. Warm and wholesome, there's just nothing like the dishes we customarily enjoy... Continue Reading →

Cast Iron Sourdough Brownie Recipe

I created a Sourdough Brownie recipe a few months ago and it really is such a great, healthier than your average brownie, dessert! I wanted to give the recipe a try in the cast iron skillet just out of curiosity. The process was just as easy as making homemade brownies in a regular baking pan!... Continue Reading →

The Various Methods for Drying Herbs

My herb garden is a work in progress. I’ve continued to add more plants of medicinal and culinary value to this section of my garden over the past three years. Read all about my Herb Garden plans here! This is the first year that many of my herbs have thrived. I’ve so enjoyed their unique... Continue Reading →

Sourdough Pie Crust

I just baked strawberry rhubarb pie as my husband’s Father’s Day dessert. I’ve been wanting a healthier alternative to a pie crust for awhile now and I believe I’ve found a great alternative! We all know what pies are usually full of refined sugars, so why not make the crust as healthy as possible? This... Continue Reading →

Homemade Cottage Cheese

I started making homemade cottage cheese for two reasons: my husband loves it, and I wasn't pleased with the ingredients found in store-bought cottage cheese. I wanted a cost effective and healthier option for my husbands favorite snack food. Homemade cottage cheese is more cost effective to make from scratch than purchase at the grocery... Continue Reading →

Properly Storing Cast Iron

Cast iron is one of my favorite kitchen tools. I’ve learned quite a bit about utilizing this type of metal in cooking as it truly is a skill to learn as you go. One of the keys to success with cast iron is proper storage of the skillets. Problems such as rust and infrequent use... Continue Reading →

Sourdough Banana Bread

Banana bread has to be one of my most favorite quick breads of all time! It's subtle sweetness and moist texture make it a perfect comfort food for any occasion. Unfortunately, just because it contains bananas doesn't necessarily make it the healthiest snack. I wanted a homemade banana bread recipe that contained zero conventional sugars... Continue Reading →

No Bake Cookies | Naturally Sweetened

No-bake cookies have to be one of the simplest cookie recipes out there. They are especially ideal as a summer dessert when I don't want the oven heating up the whole house! Just one sauce pan for the whole mixture, so minimal dishes too! I've been on a journey of replacing white and brown sugars... Continue Reading →

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