Healthier No Bake Cookies

Did you eat No Bake Cookies growing up? They have always been hard to resist for me! So gooey and sweet and chocolatey! Some people call these boiled cookies, or Novaks. I always wondered if “Novak” was just a local version of NoBake. If you say it fast a few times they start to sound…

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Hobo Pies!!

Have you tried Hobo Pies? Today I’m giving you a blast from the past! Let’s take a trip down memory lane and talk about Hobo Pies! When I was young–like 12-16, my brothers and I joined the Pathfinders! We made some seriously wonderful memories in that club (kind of like scout clubs, for boys and…

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Hearty Red Lentil Soup

Hearty Red Lentil Soup for a Warming Winter Meal Have you tried red lentils? I’ve gone for most of my life mostly unaware of red lentils. I’ve eaten plenty of ordinary brown lentils, and green split peas, but somehow missed knowing about the red lentils. So…in case you’re like me: Let me introduce you to…

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Salted Caramel Date Fudge—A Vegan & Gluten Free Recipe

Super Simple Recipe for Salted Caramel Date Fudge 4 Ingredients, unlimited options! This is a recipe that I learned of while hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Another mom, whom I’d never met before, randomly popped out with this recipe, which intrigued me. I liked that it was: Simple–just 3-4 ingredients! Raw Vegan…

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Fresh Holiday Cranberry Sauce

Simply Delicious Fresh Holiday Cranberry Sauce If you’re looking for the most delicious cranberry relish recipe to serve at your holiday table, this is it! This post may contain affiliate links So Yummy! We first sampled this cranberry sauce while visiting a church friend’s home sometime after Thanksgiving one year. I couldn’t get enough of…

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Homemade Vegan Yogurt. Yes, You CAN Do It Yourself!

Vegan Yogurt—A Plant-Based delight Vegan Yogurt is delicious, rich in probiotics that help your gut and immune system, and satisfying. Although you can buy ready-made vegan yogurt? it tends to be expensive and loaded with sugar, which sort of negates all those good benefits! This post contains affiliate links. The good news about Vegan yogurt–you…

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Vegan Parmesan Cheese Crumbles

Simple, easy recipe for plant based Parmesan cheese crumbles This recipe is the product of my memory, and a unique story shared by a friend. This post contains affiliate links Not long ago, a friend and I chatted about pizza and vegan cheese. I normally make a cashew cheese sauce for pizza and lasagna, haystacks,…

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7 Reasons to Bring Back the Old-Fashioned Work Bee!

What is a Work Bee, and what is so wonderful about one? If you’ve ever read some of the old stories, like the Little House on the Prairie books or stories from former pioneer times, you may have come across the idea of a work bee. Depending on the nature of the project needed help…

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Homestead Tofu Breakfast Scramble

My Favorite Breakfast–Tofu Breakfast Scramble & Taters.  A Plant-Based Feast! This post may contain affiliate links. So I’ve been AWOL again in the blogging community. Life has been so busy. We have two teen boys, and one about to turn thirteen, and we’ve been doing a lot more running around these days with their activities….

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