Quick Summer Meal

Tomatoes, Avocado, and optional Cottage Cheese Want a quick, easy, refreshing summer meal? This is it! slices of fresh garden tomatoes1/2 avocadodollop cottage cheese (optional)fresh salt and pepper to taste Slice tomatoes. Halve, pit, and peel avocado. Arrange on plate. Add desired amount of cottage cheese, if using, and some fresh ground salt and pepper.... Continue Reading →

Sky Nerd’s Dream Calendar

I've ordered this "Nights on Earth" calendar the past two years for our sky-watching family and wanted to share it with you. I paid full price and did not receive any discount or bonus for sharing, I just love to pass along things we find especially useful! We literally plan multiple family activities around sky-viewing... Continue Reading →

BEST Homeschool Science! Courses for all ages.

Hands down the BEST homeschool science program we've experienced. Hands on and FUN! Journey Homeschool Academy is where we coded DNA with red licorice and colored marshmallows. We've used their elementary biology and I just signed our first-year highschooler (gulp!) up for their biology course. We've also used their free backyard bugs and summer stargazer... Continue Reading →

Homeschool Sale!

Our favorite all-subjects all-grade-levels homeschool website is having a BOGO sale. Purchase a year's subscription at $199 (Usually $269.97) and get a second year free! You'll also get a tote, your choice of red or silver, when you register using the promo code BOGO22. This site has well over 400 course from prek to college... Continue Reading →

Summer Corn Salad

Summer Corn Salad Refreshing, healthy, and a great way to use excess garden vegetables. This dish is an excellent picnic addition or to eat at home or work on hot summer days. 6 ears fresh sweet corn (or whatever leftovers you have )1 large fresh garden tomato (diced)1 large onion (sweet preferred) (diced)1 handful fresh... Continue Reading →

Hippie Meat(less) Loaf

Hippie Meat(less) Loaf Whole foods, veggies, chickpeas, all packed into a meatless version of your favorite comfort food, meatloaf. This recipe is from the cookbook, Plant Pure Nation, under the name "Beanie Veggie Loaf." I seldom make it as written. I will share the recipe and some ideas for adaptation. It is a little involved... Continue Reading →

Chicken Pot Pie Casserole (Vegetarian Option)

  Chicken Pot Pie Casserole (Vegetarian Option) Easier than making a pastry crust but just as delicious, this biscuit-style topping is baked golden brown over a layer of vegetables and chicken in tasty gravy. You can easily make this dish vegetarian by skipping the meat altogether and its just as tasty as a vegetable potpie!... Continue Reading →

Favorite Banana Bread (vegan option)

Favorite Banana Bread (vegan option) I recently served both the vegan and regular options for this bread at a church breakfast and everyone asks for the recipe! The crushed pineapple makes it so moist. 2 cups all purpose flour (I use white whole wheat for this)1 1/2 cups sugar (I use raw)3 bananas (mashed)2 *eggs... Continue Reading →

Lentil Vegetable Spaghetti Sauce

  Lentil Vegetable Spaghetti Sauce This sauce is packed with hearty healthy ingredients that nourish your body and help you feel your best, and it also tastes AMAZING! This is the recipe we use for the plant-based sauce at the Annual Sadie Rose Foundation Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser and it gets rave reviews every time, including... Continue Reading →

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