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Milling Food For Your Amazing Winter Pantryfeatured

Milling Food Last week I talked about how I was canning food for winter.  I mentioned milling it in a food mill rather than using a sieve.  Let me tell you, it is a game-changer!  It’s like when I got my salad spinner all over again!  But even better!  When we used the sieve for Read more


Starting to Forage for Food And Fun: The Researchfeatured

Foraging When you hear the word “homesteading” you may think “growing your own food.”  However, foraging is also a fantastic way to fill the table!  I’ve been fascinated with the skill how to forage for food for a couple of years now.  Seeing the delicious and nutritious foods growing right up around your feet is Read more


Foods I Don’t Allow in My Home And Their Substitutesfeatured

Food You know that I love writer Michael Pollan and all of his advice about what to eat.  “Don’t eat food like substances.” This is one of my favorite pieces of advice and I’ve taken it to heart whether intentionally or not the past few years.  There are some things that I simply won’t allow Read more

Starting To Grow My Own Food Indoorsfeatured

Growing Food I’ve been experimenting in growing my own food for years.  There have been several failed tomato plants and pots of basil.  However, this year I decided to kick things up a notch.  I decided to go for it and plant seeds in the hope of growing my own food.  Click here to read more about Read more

Food Day: Eat Realfeatured

Some of you may know that Food Day 2015 is coming up.  For those of you who don’t, let me tell you a little bit about it.  Food Day focuses on eating a real and sustainable diet.  What does that mean?  It means cutting down on processed foods and eating more whole foods like grains Read more


Seasonal Fun For The Whole Family This Fallfeatured

Fall Festivities Fall is a great time for families everywhere.  The weather is turning cooler which means more time inside spent together!  I know I sure hustle inside when I’m out at night here in the mountains.  Lately, I’ve even been wearing my winter coat!  Whether you’re inside or outside to enjoy the season, there Read more


Why You Need To Dehydrate Excess Greensfeatured

Leafy Greens Greens are one of the most versatile things you can get from your garden or farm.  They can make salads, chips , quiche, wraps, sautees, or you can even throw them in smoothies.  But, what do you do when you have too many leafy greens to handle?  Dehydrate! Dehydrating Food I’ve dehydrated a few Read more


Winter Is Coming. Stock Up Your Pantry!featured

Stocking Up Harvest season is in full swing here in the mountains!  I just stopped by the farmer’s market today and they are overflowing with squash, tomatoes and corn.  So many delicious vegetables falling out of every basket!  The past few weeks I’ve been hunting down a few things with a plan in mind.  It’s Read more


Late Summer Gardening In The Rocky Mountainsfeatured

Mountain Gardens I’ve come to realize that the seasons up in the mountains run a little differently than they did back East.  My little seeds were planted back in March for this garden and some of them are coming up like weeds!  But, they’re definitely producing at a different rate than the same kinds of Read more