A Finally Successful Attempt To Bake Peanut Cookies

Lesson learnt: Never ever follow the steps taken right out of a microwave manual. It’s horrible and distasteful....more

June Real Food Monthly Meal Plan from The More With Less Mom

June brings a few holidays, including Father's Day, Hug Your Cat Day, International Fairy Day, and the summer solstice. For us it brings the end of the school year....more

How to menu plan with veggie boxes

Yes, I did it (again)! The last few years, I've been subscribing to different veggie boxes or complete weekly menu boxes, to see what works for me. When I lived in my student town, there were different possibilities to subscribe to biological veggie boxes. To me, the biggest disadvantage was that it was a subscription. Where I live now, there's a very similar system, but you can decide each week if you sign in for next week's box. I like that system a lot, but when I got pregnant, I jumped off, too tired to work out weekly menus based on what was in the box....more

Italian Chicken

My son made this recipe for dinner this week...it was fabulous!!!  He has become an excellent cook!!Italian ChickenIngredients:1 can tomato soup1 lb. skinless, boneless chicken breasts1 tsp garlic powder1 tsp Italian seasoningGrated cheddar cheese...more

St. George's Mushroom Season Begins!

Photo credit: Nancy Anne Harbord...more

It's what's for lunch!

I encourage everyone to have something planted in a garden, even if that garden is a bucket on the patio.  This is what we had for lunch yesterday.  It was so pretty ( and good) that I just had to take a photo of it. I might add that we had mint and wood sorrel ( a common 'weed')tea to go with it....more

Focaccia Via Amazing Yeast

I’ve been reminding myself since I have arrived in the UK: there’s such a huge oven here in the apartment, how can I do it such injustice?...more

Corn Free Baking Powder

Most commercial baking powders are created using cornstarch, so many of you have been asking for our house made recipe of corn free baking powder. This is a super simple recipe and can be kept in an airtight glass jar until ready for use.Ingredients:1/4 Cup Baking Soda1/2 Cup Cream Of Tartar1/4 Cup ArrowrootPlace ingredients into a small bowl. You can either whisk or use a flour sifter to thoroughly combine. Makes 1 Cup....more