Restoring the Lost Petal

Homemade Healthy Marshmallows

Years ago I made homemade marshmallow cut outs for Easter treats. I was intrigued with the idea that I could actually produce something that resembled marshmallows at home. I made that batch of homemade marshmallows with white sugar and food coloring. Not the healthiest option but still, I had made marshmallows! Now, as we enter another […]

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Building An Awesome Campfire with Recipe & Printable

Building a good fire for cooking is essential when you’re camping, especially if you’re not using a grill or camper kitchen.  Follow these simple instructions to build a prefect cooking campfire. Fill a bucket or gallon jug with water to keep close by. Use a pre-established fire ring our build a U-shaped area with medium […]

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*Creamy Chocolate Chia Pudding Without A $400 Blender

I first heard of chia pudding about from a blogger I followed a foodie blogger who had wonderful expensive, high power blender. Sure, I want one. It just is not in the budget nor could I justify adding it as a needed item right now. So how do you make creamy chocolate chia pudding without a high […]

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*Real Food Cooking Tips and A Free Cheat Sheet

I’m just over halfway through my first year of Traditional Cooking School by GNOWFGLINS. I’m happy get myself reacquainted with some of my favorite real food staples and grateful to Wardee for the new things I’m learning. Real food or traditional cooking methods aren’t necessarily complicated but they can feel overwhelming. If you’re just starting […]

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*11 Uses for Strawberries

  Fresh from the farm berries are so much tastier than store bought ones that are more white then ripe red. You can save some money by buying strawberries in bulk and freezing them for later use. I love these freezer trays.  Here are some of our favorite uses for strawberries: Smoothies or Shakes – […]

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Shaped By God: Eating The Healthy Stuff

You would think as co-author of a veggie cookbook I would have this eating more fruits and veggies thing down. Truth is, I don’t. I know I need to. I have the recipes. The bottom line, I need to commit. This week in the Faithful Finishlines Program we focused on eating more fruits and veggies. […]

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Ultimate Apple Recipes Collection (50+ Recipes)

It is apple harvest season here in Pennsylvania.  It seems like just yesterday tiny pink and white flowers were appearing on the apple trees that can be seen all around our county. We are blessed with some friends who have an orchard and allowed us to pick some apples. Ultimate Apple Recipes Collection I never […]

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5 Ways To Save Money On Organic Food Shopping

As the dangers of pesticides become more prevalent, many people are looking to make the move to organic and natural foods.  Others have no choice due to health concerns but to eat as natural as possible.  Unfortunately the cost of doing so can be budget killer.  When you are working to reduce your grocery budget […]

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Food and Faith: Does God Really Care About What We Eat

  Food is not a moral issue.  So does God have time to care what we eat and drink or where our food comes from? You might say, “God has better things to worry about than my cheeseburger,” and from a human perspective you’d be right.  We are always measuring things up one against another […]

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Salted Chocolate Covered Caramels

I love salted caramel and if you add chocolate to the mix it’s even better! When I decided to try my hand at making some I just did a Google search and I got, according to Google, “about 131,000” results. So I decided on this recipe.  No particular reason other than the directions were clear and […]

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