Chewy gingerbread cookies

Ingredients: 2 cups all purpose flour 1 tablespoon tapioca starch 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 tbsp cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tbsp ginger 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 3/4 cup (1.5 sticks) butter, softened 1/2cup Brown sugar 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup powder sugar 1/4 cup molasses 1 large egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract *Spoon…

Baked turkey legs

Ingredients: 6 large turkey legs 2 tbsp poultry seasoning Instructions: Preheat oven to 350. Coat the turkey legs in poultry seasoning then place in a large baking dish. Bake for an hour and a half then turn off heat and let remain in the oven for an additional 15 -30 minutes (unless juices run clear)….

Orange Cranberry Sauce

Ingredients: 12oz cranberries 1 cup orange juice 1/4 cup maple syrup Instructions: Add all ingredients to a pot over high heat. Stir for 10-15 minutes. My notes on this recipe: You will notice the cranberries pop when they are boiled! You’ll want to gently squish them as you stir. If you like a smooth consistency…

Beneficial Nematodes Review

I’ve read all about using beneficial nematodes for handling fleas in the yard. I’m very excited to see how it works for us. We have three lovely dogs and most of the year they are completely flea free. We use brewers yeast tablets for the vitamins and for flea control but sometimes that just isn’t…

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Makes 3-6 servings Ingredients: 3 acorn squash 3/4 cup quinoa 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth 1 large Apple 1 celery stalk 1/2 cup raisins 8 oz mushrooms diced 1 onion diced 3 cloves of garlic 1 tsp sage 1 tsp thyme 1/2 tsp cinnamon Instructions: Preheat oven to 425 degrees F Cut a thin slice off…

Vegan lentil and mashed potatoes

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 bag baby potatoes 1 can lentil soup 1 box mushrooms 1 bunch dandelion greens 3 cloves of garlic minced 1 tbsp olive oil Instructions: Boil potatoes until soft and mash. Meanwhile cook soup over high heat and add chopped mushrooms. While those are cooking start on the dandelion greens. Heat…

Simple potato hash

Makes 4-6 servings Ingredients: 1 bag baby potatoes diced 1 bell pepper diced 1 onion diced 3 cloves of garlic minced 1 tbsp olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Instructions: Add all ingredients to a large frying pan and sauté constantly over medium to medium high heat for about 10 mins or until potatoes…

Hummus vegetable pizza

Ingredients: 1 cup Cooked mixed vegetables 6 pita breads 6 tbsp hummus 1 container of mini mozzarella balls 1 avocado Instructions: Line a baking sheet with parchment and place the pita bread on it/them (I was able to fit about 3 to a sheet) add 1 tbsp of hummus to each pita. Add vegetables and…

Vegan shepherds pie

Makes 8+ servings Ingredients: 1 bag russet potatoes (peeled chopped boiled and mashed with 1 cup veggie broth. 1 cup lentils cooked in 3 cups veggie broth. 1 bag mixed frozen vegetables of your choice. 2 ribs celery 1 box mushrooms 1 onion 4 garlic cloves 1-2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp thyme 2 tsp…

Easy rice and beans

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 cup brown rice 1 can diced tomatoes 1 can black beans 1 fajita mix seasoning pocket 2 cups water Instructions: Put all the ingredients into a rice cooker and cook for 1 hour. Stir and enjoy! Can be done on stove top as well. My notes on this recipe: I…