Homemade Gluten-Free “Cream of” Condensed Soups
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Homemade Gluten-Free “Cream of” Condensed Soups

If you or someone in your family has been gluten-free for very long, you have come to realize that finding a gluten-free store bought option for cream of chicken, cream of mushroom, or cream of anything soup can be next to impossible! Today’s post is to show you just how simple making your own “cream … Continue reading

Whole Wheat Chocolate Zucchini Bread
Baking Goodness! / Breakfast / Desserts / For the Holidays! / Fresh Produce / Goodness on the Side! / Sweet Treats! / Using Freshly Ground Flour / Vegetables

Whole Wheat Chocolate Zucchini Bread

One of the things I love about summer are all of the fresh vegetables that we are able to grow, pick, and then eat up! Our zucchini plants look excellent this year and we’ve been chowin’ down on everything from grilled zucchini, stir-fried zucchini, sautéed zucchini, to zucchini bread. My family loves zucchini bread, but … Continue reading

Tart Cherry Pie Jam
Dairy Free / Desserts / Egg free / For the Holidays! / Fresh Produce / Fruit / Gluten Free / Goodness on the Side! / Homemade Gifts! / Preserving / Sweet Treats! / Using Coconut Oil

Tart Cherry Pie Jam

I am not sure why I was amazed to see two of my children come inside from the backyard the other day with a bowl full of ripe cherries. I know there are cherry trees back there, and I realize that it is summer…the two kind of go hand-in-hand! I guess in my head, it … Continue reading

Blackberry Orange Jam {seedless}
Dairy Free / Dressings & Marinades / Egg free / Fresh Produce / Fruit / Gluten Free / Goodness on the Side! / Homemade Gifts! / Preserving / Sweet Treats!

Blackberry Orange Jam {seedless}

Last summer we were fortunate enough to acquire some beautifully plump and ripe blackberries from an aunt that has amazing blackberry bushes. I had very good intentions at the time of taking them home and making a lovely jam right away. Unfortunately life, and other gardening and canning duties, took priority over the blackberries. They … Continue reading

Blanching and Freezing Fresh Asaparagus
Fresh Produce / Goodness on the Side! / Preserving / Vegetables

Blanching and Freezing Fresh Asaparagus

Asparagus is a wonderful vegetable. Unfortunately in some places it isn’t one of the veggies that you can find readily accessible year-round. Where we live in Kansas, we start looking for the shoots to spring up around Easter time, and pretty much check every day after that until they pop through the soil. The thing … Continue reading