Homemade sauerkraut is rich in probiotics, vitamins, and many other nutrients. It can help improve your digestion, boost your immune system, and even lower your risk of certain diseases and aid in weight loss. Aside from all of that it’s one of my favorite vegetables, with its sour, tangy flavor and crunchy texture. Learn to make homemade sauerkraut in a mason jar with this easy tutorial.[Read more…] about Homemade Sauerkraut in a Mason Jar
Sides & Snacks
This kohlrabi slaw with potatoes is a quick and easy way to use up your kohlrabi and enjoy a nutrient-dense side dish. You can make this for a summer dinner party or bring it to a lunch picnic at the river. Be sure to make the homemade honey mustard dressing to go with it![Read more…] about HOW TO MAKE EASY SUMMER KOHLRABI SLAW WITH ROASTED POTATOES
Roasted beets are full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, making them a great healthy pregnancy snack. In the summertime you can find beets at your local store or farm stand. Today I’m sharing how to roast beets in the oven and an easy dressing to go on top for a delicious summer snack. It’s not often you get to eat a food that is dark red or purple, so grab some beets and let’s get started![Read more…] about How to Roast Beets in the Oven | Healthy Pregnancy Snack
Packed with nutrients and delicious to eat, kale has been one of my favorite vegetables for over 10 years now. A few years ago my husband and I got some kale plants for our backyard, and we found ourselves with an abundance of kale flowers. In case this ever happens to you, I decided to write up a recipe to use up those kale flowers. Join me as I show you how to cook kale flowers and I share our sautéed kale florets pasta recipe. It is the perfect healthy and delicious vegetarian dish for those warm summer nights.[Read more…] about How to Cook Kale Flowers + Sautéed Kale Florets Recipe
I am pretty much on quest to eat the best, most pure food during this pregnancy. These delicious protein muffins are both sweet and healthy, making them the perfect pregnancy snack. With chocolate chunks, protein powder, and nutritious toppings, these muffins satisfy that mom-to-be late afternoon craving without feeling guilty.[Read more…] about How to Make Protein Pregnancy Muffins | Healthy Pregnancy Snacks
I love making all things pumpkin in the fall. Pumpkin spice pancakes, pumpkin breakfast pie, pumpkin chili, and more. So this means I use a lot of pumpkin. We buy pumpkins for home decor, but I also buy them for baking and pureeing. In today’s post I will show you how to make pumpkin puree so you can use your pumpkins in all your fall baking.[Read more…] about How to Make Pumpkin Puree – Canned Pumpkin from Scratch
These cupcake-like cheesy sourdough biscuits are dry on the outside and creamy on the inside. Learn how to make cheesy sourdough biscuits for the perfect gut-healthy appetizer or snack that takes a bread roll to the next level.[Read more…] about How to make Cheesy Sourdough Biscuits | Healthy Snack
Learn how to make spaghetti squash so you have a sneaky way to eat more vegetables and less processed grain. It may look complicated, but I can promise you it’s no more difficult than frying an egg (and yes, I still break yolks sometimes too 🙂[Read more…] about Learn how to Make Farm Fresh Spaghetti Squash
We love that crispy, crunchy, tangy taste you get when brussels sprouts are cooked on the cast iron skillet with only lemon and garlic. Here’s how to make crispy brussels sprouts using the stovetop and a simple recipe with one secret step. We make this recipe at least once a week and pair it with a chicken or steak on the side. You can also add bacon or parmesan cheese on top – yum!
In our homestead, we like to have one veggie, one protein, and one grain for dinner every night. Usually we will do a chicken or steak, a stovetop veggie, and sourdough bread or skillet potatoes. Brussels Sprouts are one of our favorite side dishes to pair with chicken or beef. This recipe only has a few ingredients and is simple to make – but there is a simple secret to how to make crispy brussels sprouts. I am posting this recipe alongside a few other bloggers who are sharing delicious Thanksgiving recipe ideas. You can check out their recipes at the bottom of this page.
Many people don’t care for brussels sprouts, but this may be because they haven’t found the right way to cook them. For example, if you microwave frozen brussels sprouts, you may end up with a soggy cabbage-like side dish that doesn’t smell too great. And we don’t want that![Read more…] about How to Make Crispy Brussels Sprouts