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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 

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 

Easy Dessert Boards for Date night in

Easy Dessert Boards for Date night in

Platters and boards are all the rage right now. They are beautiful, fun to make, and a great way to get creative in the kitchen. You can literally throw anything on a board and BOOM you’re fancy! These easy dessert boards for date night in 

Five Fun Food ideas for Valentine’s Day

Five Fun Food ideas for Valentine’s Day

When I think of Valentine’s Day, I immediately think of chocolate and yummy desserts. Heart-Shaped pizza shows up in my thoughts too. This year, skip the expensive store bought stuff and make some of these favorites with your family. Here are Five Fun Food ideas 

Easy Instant Pot Frittata

Easy Instant Pot Frittata

Now that we are getting fresh eggs on the regular from our coop, I love to find fun ways to use them. We love all different kinds of egg dishes and this Easy Instant Pot Frittata lets you hit the easy button. It is super