Hash: A Great Stretchy Meal

When I’m looking at little bits of leftover meat and a small selection of vegetables (either raw or previously cooked) Hash immediately comes to mind as the perfect meal. Especially if I just happen to also have leftover gravy made out of nutrient dense bone...
Naturally Leavened Muffins

Naturally Leavened Muffins

A few weeks ago I made a double batch of muffins.  I realized as soon as they were in the oven that I’d forgot to add any baking powder or baking soda. Oops. I expected to end up with stones instead of muffins. I was super surprised to pull beautiful muffins...

My Version of Broth

I thought I would share with you how I make broth. If you are a broth/stock purist you will not want to read this post. If you are a busy slightly scatter brained person (like me) working with a tight food budget (also like me) then this might interest you. I make...

Easy Soaked Oatmeal

One of the early changes that we made to our food was to soak our oatmeal. Why? In a nutshell, oatmeal is high in phytic acid. Phytic acid blocks the absorption of some minerals in the body and is basically an anti-nutrient (you can read more detailed information here...

Wonderfully Tart Grapefruit Marmalade

Last winter we lived in Northern California (after our house in Oregon sold but before we could move to our land in Wyoming) and we had access to an amazing array of different fruits. Joe’s parents had a grapefruit tree and to be honest we ended up with...

Design a Meat Salad

  I like having formula’s for basic meals ideas. It helps me to use up things that I have on hand without making a special trip to the store (the store is about 15 miles away) and helps to keep our food budget in check. I’ve posted before about my...

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