Here’s the recipe I use for roasted tomato basil soup. Fall is here, it’s soup season. Soup and homemade grilled cheese and ham sandwiches. Here’s the site I use that lists all the great breads to use for a homemade grilled cheese and ham sandwich. This week has been a bit overwhelming for me. I … More Roasted Tomato & Basil Soup
When I think of pantry essentials I think of two things right away- homemade bread and homemade pizza or pie dough. The essentials needed for those homemade goodies are- flour, salt, baking powder, or soda and yeast packets. So just those few things, plus butter or shortening or lard, will get you homemade bread, and … More Pantry Essentials for Whole Food Living
Just hours before the first day of fall I kept busy baking up squash to freeze for over winter and peeling and slicing apples for applesauce. Ragweed has been kicking my butt these past few days, and I didn’t really feel like doing anything. Yet, these things needed to be done today and so they … More Happy Fall!
The last of the local zucchini is available this week, so I made sure to grate a bunch and freeze for pasta dishes this winter. Local apple orchards are announcing new varieties of apples every week. The first week we tried some new varieties and this week we bought Macintosh, Honey Crisp and Ginger Golds. … More Fall food goodness
I’ve found throughout time that Roma tomatoes are the best tomatoes to make pasta sauce out of. I didn’t always know that. During late summer and early fall Roma tomatoes are plentiful. Around here one can buy a bushel for just a few dollars. The first step is cutting a shallow x in the bottom … More Freezing Roma Tomatoes for Sauce
Hello friends and welcome to my blog. In my last post I defined the term whole foods. In this post I am going to blog about how I started my family on the road to a healthier whole foods diet. Our first conversion was drinking organic milk after either not drinking milk or drinking non-organic … More Eating Whole Foods