This eggnog recipe has converted confirmed eggnog haters. “Liquid ice cream,” someone once called it. And now I have a dairy-free version. (This post includes both.)
I don't know anyone who would argue that cookies and cakes are necessary food groups for a balanced diet. (Chocolate, on the other hand...) But even with all the conflicting information, I believe that baked goods can still be a nutritious alternative to store-bought processed foods. Here is the outline of the philosophy I have embraced to judiciously incorporate delicious baked goodness into our family's diet over the years while still keeping as much nutrition in our calories as possible.
'Tis the season for preserves. Between deals on fruit at the grocery store, fruit stands, and berry bushes on the property of anyone willing to let you pick them, there is plenty of sweet goodness going around right now. And despite the heat, I am determined to keep some of it to be available during the long winter months.
Yesterday and today I have been doing preserves. Which, to me, is kind of a big deal.
Recipes for Basic Quick Mix, Quick Mix Pancakes, and Quick Mix Biscuits. An easy way to create your own baking mix for use in multiple recipes.
Spicy Hamburger Scrambler recipe using ground beef or game. Fast and delicious!
An introduction to my series on how to Cook from Scratch fast while eating a whole-foods diet.
This recipe got particular rave reviews this past weekend. I would like to lay exclusive claim to the origin, but I am pretty sure I stole the idea from one of my aunties. Enjoy!