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How to Make Kielbasa Stuffed With Cheese Grits

How to Make Kielbasa Stuffed With Cheese Grits

When I was a kid my mom used to make cheesy mashed potato stuffed Kielbasa Sausage whenever we had leftover mashed potatoes and my sister and I loved it. It is the ultimate comfort food. One day I found myself with an abundance of leftover 

My Mama’s Amazing Frittata

My Mama’s Amazing Frittata

I am always looking for new ways to use our farm fresh eggs on the homestead. Frittatas are a great way to make a fancier breakfast or even Brinner on those night you want a Second breakfast. First of all, let us state the obvious 

Grow Your Own lettuce in 5 easy steps

Grow Your Own lettuce in 5 easy steps

Growing your own food is rewarding and satisfying. Being completely in charge from seed to harvest, allows you to know exactly was was done to nurture the plant. Most importantly you completely control any growing aids and can choose natural methods. Growing your own lettuce 

Ten must see natural health documentaries

Ten must see natural health documentaries

Documentaries are a great way to ease into, or plummet head first into, ( I tend to plummet) a healthy lifestyle. A great result of watching these documentaries is that they allow you to become more aware. For instance, you learn how and what you 

Easy White Chicken Chili

Easy White Chicken Chili

I love making soups or chili on a cold day. They are the ultimate comfort food. My beautiful sister Kristyn made THE best White Chicken Chili when she came to visit me in Charleston. It was warm and delicious with just the right amount of 

Homemade Shrimp and cheese Grits

Homemade Shrimp and cheese Grits

“Oh yeah well my mama makes THE best shrimp n’ grits ever – she uses lots of bacon” This is how my son one ups other kids at Summer camp. He especially adores my homemade shrimp and cheese grits. I am from Madison WI, and 

How to make a Mexican Inspired Charcuterie Board

How to make a Mexican Inspired Charcuterie Board

I love how you can make a charcuterie board fit any kind of theme or occasion. Simple swaps of ingredients and you have a whole new kind of board. I took this Mexican inspired charcuterie board to dinner at a friend’s house and it was 

Easy Shrimp Scampi with Zoodles

Easy Shrimp Scampi with Zoodles

I have adored shrimp scampi ever since I was a little girl.   Garlicky, buttery, what is not to love?  It is the ultimate comfort food.  Delicious over pasta, rice, grits, pretty much anything.   Using zoodles gives this old favorite a new low-carb twist.  Shrimp Scampi 

How to make easy Homemade Pimento Cheese Dip

How to make easy Homemade Pimento Cheese Dip

I am a Wisconsin girl. I had no idea what pimento cheese even was until I moved to the south. Once I tried it I fell in cheesy, salty love! It is so good I could literally be the “Bubba Gump” of pimento cheese. I 

Easy Gluten Free pantry  swaps

Easy Gluten Free pantry swaps

When I found out I had a wheat allergy, my world was rocked. Not in a good way. I am the daughter of a chef, a major foodie – I love food. But there it was, and I had to adapt. I have tried MANY 

Easy Loaded Potatoes with Bacon and Gouda

Easy Loaded Potatoes with Bacon and Gouda

I adore loaded and stuffed baked potatoes. They can be served as an elegant yet easy side with a steak. Make up half of a meal with a soup or salad and even stand alone as an entree. These easy loaded potatoes with bacon and 

How to Forage Wild Greens for Your Chickens

How to Forage Wild Greens for Your Chickens

Foraging Wild greens for your chickens is a great way to supplement their diet and save you money. Foraging is also a great life skill for the whole family to learn so if they were ever in a situation where they needed to eat from 

St. Patrick’s Day ideas kids will love

St. Patrick’s Day ideas kids will love

Our family loves to have fun with food as evidenced by our themed charcuterie boards. St. Patrick’s Day is no exception. ( and yes, I will have a St. Patrick’s Day themed charcuterie board) We always have corned beef and cabbage and I have always 

Grain and Dairy Free Parfait

Grain and Dairy Free Parfait

I have both a gluten and oat allergy so breakfast and snacks can be a bit tricky for me. This grain and dairy free parfait is easy and delicious. We love the eggs that our chickens provide on the homestead but sometimes I want something 

Geocaching is treasure hunting fun for all

Geocaching is treasure hunting fun for all

What the heck is Geocaching?  In a nutshell, Geocaching is treasure hunting. You can geocache anywhere you live.   In this post you will learn how geocaching is treasure hunting fun for all. You just need a GPS- capable phone, or device, a pen or pencil, and 

Mostly Candy Free Easter Baskets Kids Will Love

Mostly Candy Free Easter Baskets Kids Will Love

For Easter in our house, I love coming up with creative and fun alternatives for my boy’s baskets rather than a whole basket full of only candy. I do want to include some candy though, and have found some better alternatives. I have done a