This post is a little different from my regular scheduled programming, but for a good reason. Surprise! I’m pregnant, and today I’m sharing how I’ve spent my first trimester of pregnancy. In this post I’ll share all about my healthy first trimester and some natural pregnancy tips I’ve learned along the way.[Read more…] about Surprise! How I’ve Spent my First Trimester of Pregnancy
I’ve been making milk kefir for a while now, and it’s so easy to do and provides so many health benefits. Try making kefir to add to your favorite smoothie, or just drink it on its own for a snack. Learn all about how to make milk kefir in this easy tutorial.[Read more…] about How to Make Milk Kefir & Caring for Kefir Grains
It’s fall at the homestead and that means homemade chilis and pumpkin galore. Come along as I show you how to make this pumpkin chili recipe with lamb, a perfect and healthy cozy recipe for a cold fall night. I’m sharing today’s recipe with 5 of my other blogger friends for a fall chili cook off, so be sure to check out their recipes when you’re done with this one![Read more…] about Pumpkin Chili Recipe with Lamb
Learn how to make fresh blackberry pie for a sweet and sour, juicy dessert that is best topped with homemade whip. Ah, fall is here!Read more
It was a quiet day on the homestead today and I finally got to cut all the apples up that we picked a few weekends ago. They don’t last as long as store-bought apples so you really have to cut them up and use them, or freeze them for later. I hope my family doesn’t get tired of apple pie, because this is one of my favorite recipes to make! Learn how to make this homemade apple pie recipe naturally sweetened with honey.[Read more…] about Homemade Apple Pie Recipe Naturally Sweetened
We love cooking from scratch and eating organic, farm-to-table when we can. Every now and then we run out of a lot of food at one time and chose to do a healthy Costco grocery haul. Here’s what we bought to cook homemade meals every day without going back to the store for, hopefully, a while![Read more…] about Healthy Costco Grocery Haul
Once again, the cast iron saves the day. What I love about cast iron steaks is you can use a meat thermometer to control how well done the steak is, and you can keep flipping for your desired crispy-ness. Learn how to make cast iron steak so next time it’s raining out you don’t have to go BBQ![Read more…] about How to Make Cast Iron Steak
You know I’ve dreamt of being a farm to table girl almost m whole life, so the first time we bought a quarter cow was ever so exciting. It’s the best meat, from cows fed in your area, from farmers you can actually talk to. In this post I go into all the details about the benefits of buying local, how you can find the best meat near you, and what our quarter cow unload looked like. Oh, and I share some tips for how to homestead no matter where you live. Thanks for stopping by the farmhouse![Read more…] about Quarter Cow Unload: How to Homestead
The perfect pot roast falls off the bone, is juicy and tender, and melts in your mouth. We love roasts here at the homestead. There is something so satisfying about putting your meat, veggies, and bone broth in one pot and letting it sit for several hours while you work or do other errands. And then coming back to a delicious meal. It’s almost like you did no work at all! This perfect pot roast recipe has everything you need to get that fall-off-the-bone, tender juicy meat for you and your family.[Read more…] about How to Make Perfect Pot Roast in the Dutch Oven
It’s pie season! We are making breakfast pumpkin pie, sweetened only with coconut milk and spices, that is so healthy it can be made for breakfast, lunch, or a snack. What I love about this recipe is that is uses a real pumpkin, so it’s more like a pumpkin meal than a dessert pie. And pumpkin is so good for you too! This no sugar added pumpkin pie is fun to make and is one of the best ways to go farm-to-table this year. Don’t forget pumpkins are in season for a long time, so enjoy this dish well into the holidays!
Have you ever started to make something and then realized part way through that you’re missing one, two, or more of the ingredients? That ALWAYS happens to me. But I’ve actually realized that that is how the best recipes are born. When you don’t have the right flour, or enough eggs, or you want to sub out the sugared syrup. In walks this healthy breakfast pumpkin pie!
Recently we have been doing everything in our control to eliminate canned goods, processed sugars, and anything involving plastic or artificial ingredients. This isn’t always possible, and it takes time to do completely, but you’ve got to start somewhere. When I started making pies like this one, I realized that you can make a sugar-free BPA-free and totally farm-to-table dessert item – and have it be even better than the original!
In this blog post I share how to cut, gut, and roast a pumpkin, how to make a pie crust from scratch, and how to make this delicious breakfast pumpkin pie. I also made video tutorial and a printable recipe card. Enjoy![Read more…] about How to Make Breakfast Pumpkin Pie Naturally Sweetened