Base Foods

Roasted Winter Squash Seeds

Roasted Winter Squash Seeds

I LOVE roasted winter squash seeds! They are very filling, and you can customize them whatever way you want. I also love the idea of reducing how much of the squash goes to waste. Roasted winter squash seeds are a great alternative for those with […]

Caramelized Onions

Caramelized Onions

Caramelized onions are something I routinely have a craving for. I can eat an entire onion’s worth…plain. Caramelized onions are generally used for topping burgers and hot dogs, but they can be used in practically any dish that calls for onions where a touch of […]

Oat Milk

Oat Milk

With food allergies on the rise, there has been an influx of food alternatives to supermarket shelves. You can now pretty much find an alternative to any food you want. In the milk department alone, there are several alternatives to cow’s milk: nut milks (e.g., […]

Homemade Peanut Butter

Homemade Peanut Butter

I know, I know…I can buy peanut butter at the store :). But, there are a few things that bother me about store-bought peanut butter. The first is that many of them contain palm oil (and many other oils) in them, which are not really […]

Homemade Butter Using a Mason Jar

Homemade Butter Using a Mason Jar

There is nothing better than a slice of freshly baked bread topped with a pat of homemade butter. I first learned to make homemade butter with a Mason jar in graduate school. I don’t remember how we got on the subject, but one of my […]

Homemade Chocolate Chips {Top 8 Allergen Free}

Homemade Chocolate Chips {Top 8 Allergen Free}

Having a dairy allergy is probably one of the worst allergies ever. I never realized how much stuff had dairy in it, until I could no longer have it. Now, what is dairy in? Chocolate. What can every ovulating woman not avoid around that special […]

Roasted Red Bell Peppers

Roasted Red Bell Peppers

Yes, I know you can buy roasted red bell peppers in a jar. 🙂 But, there is a lot more flavor to be gained by making your own. It does take a little bit of work, but the flavor is definitely worth it! Print Roasted […]

Oven Bacon

Oven Bacon

I could write a long winded post about how awesome bacon is…but I won’t because ya’ll are in the know :). This oven bacon is THE BEST and yields nice crispy bacon. And your house is going to smell amazing! Ingredients: Bacon (# of pieces […]