Recipes

PUMPKIN PIE

PUMPKIN PIE It has been raining off and on for the past 4 days; it is cold and windy; not the nicest weather for taking out the last of the garden vegetables. So I am inside catching up on the... continue reading

HEALTHY GINGER SNAPS

I am so thankful “FOR MY BOSCH”! Last winter a good friend of ours was telling us what they often do for activities when traveling with their grandchildren. She will say, “What are you thankful for?” and they will take... continue reading

GRAMMA’S DILL PICKLES

GRAMMA’S DILL PICKLES It is pickling season so every second day I am out there trying to pick them at the right size. I have one recipe, and one only. When we got married 53 years ago I started using... continue reading

CARB COUNT IN HARVEST CRUNCH

HARVEST CRUNCH SNACK This delicious, healthy snack can be baked on one large cookie sheet (approx.18 by 12) or two small pans ( 9 by 12) SHOPPING FOR FRESH PRODUCTS! All of the seeds and most ingredients found in this... continue reading

HARVEST CRUNCH

HARVEST CRUNCH I always look for healthy munchies for our men while they spend long hours on the field during the harvesting season. Our niece came to visit this week and brought a snack for us to enjoy. We were... continue reading

DELICIOUS SPELT WAFFLES

HEALTHY WAFFLES OR PANCAKES – 15 large Belgium Waffles I make this large recipe to serve as many as we need and then freeze the rest to thaw & reheat in the waffle iron another time. It just takes about... continue reading

STRAWBERRY RHUBARB JAM – less sugar

STRAWBERRY RHUBARB JAM (Yield: 8 – 2 cup size jars) (No added pectin; pectin power will be increased by adding lemon juice, zest and peels, as well as the apple sauce) Ratio of fruit to sugar – 16 cups fruit:... continue reading

PROSTATE CANCER & DIET

In my blog last week I mentioned that Melvin has prostate cancer and had to eliminate a good number of healthy foods.   When I looked at what he could eat, I knew that a diet without fibre would not... continue reading

BLACK BEAN FUDGE CAKE

THE YEAR OF THE PULSE – BLACK BEANS Black beans are very beneficial for the health of our digestive tract and colon. It helps support the growth of desirable bacteria in the digestive tract. Black beans can lower the risk... continue reading