13 Hot Drinks to Make at Home

13 Hot Drinks

Summer is officially over and fall has begun.  With fall, comes cooler weather and our attention turns to hot drinks that will help keep us warm.  However, heading to the coffee shop daily to pick up your favorite hot drinks can be costly.  So why not make a delicious hot drink at home?  We have […]

Pumpkin Spice Java Delight


Pumpkin is one of my all time favorite flavors. Before I changed my lifestyle I would love going to get the fancy pumpkin spice drinks from my favorite coffee shops. For the past few weeks my hubby, some family, friends and co-workers have had the chance to test out my Pumpkin Spice Java Delight. It’s […]

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Yogurt


This time of year the cool crisp weather has us dreaming about the flavors that come with the season. Fall always reminds me of the pumpkin bundt cake my grandma used to always make. I think of my grandma as I create new pumpkin recipes like this easy homemade pumpkin spice yogurt recipe that I am […]

Soups and Stews for Fall

Soups and Stews for Fall

With the cooler weather making itself known this last week in Southern Manitoba, my thoughts for supper have been turning to warm soups and delicious, hearty stews.  So we decided to put a round-up together of some delicious soups and stews for fall ~ everyone could use more ideas and recipes, right? We have some […]

How to make Spaghetti Squash


When our family began our healthy living I had heard of Spaghetti Squash but I really did not know how to make spaghetti squash. Now it is a regular part of our family dinners. It’s actually pretty simple to make spaghetti squash. Spaghetti Squash 1 spaghetti squash 3 Tbsp coconut oil (or butter) 2 tsp […]

Chicken Zoodle Soup


Chicken Zoodle Soup – a fun twist on a traditional favorite. I always loved my grandma’s homemade chicken noodle soup, now that I am not eating noodles, I decided to try making my own variation and boy did it hit the spot. For the Broth 1 chicken carcass 3 bay leaves 1 onion 1 tbsp […]

Homemade Bacon


Homemade bacon – this post features a recipe, but more importantly, it is about tradition, family tradition passed down through generations. As some of you know, my wife  Jody and I purchased her grandparents old home.  We very much enjoyed spending time with her grandparents in their later years, listening to their stories of life.  I enjoyed […]

Beet and Peach Homemade BBQ Sauce (Tomato Free)


This beet and peach homemade bbq sauce is great for those with food allergies or people who need to omit nightshades from their diet. Don’t let the lack of tomatoes keep you from trying this tasty recipe creation. ~ recipe and post written by Trevor. As many of you know, Jody and I have made […]

Dilly Sweet Potato Salad


Potatoes have always been a family favorite, but this Dilly Sweet Potato Salad made with sweet potatoes, yams and homemade mayo brings a regular potato salad to a whole new level of awesome! My family loves regular potato salad, but they love this sweet potato variety even more! For this Dilly Sweet Potato Salad recipe you will […]

Stamped Flower Cake

Stamped Flower Cake

I used to make my own cards all the time. My sister had a card club that was held once a month and we would spend our time creating beautiful handmade cards. We used stamps a lot and I slowly acquired more and more of them. After a while she moved away and I stopped […]