Instant Pot Applesauce

Instant Pot Applesauce

My family loves homemade applesauce, it’s a staple in our home.  I typically homemade applesauce on the stovetop but yesterday I whipped up a batch of Instant Pot applesauce and it was a hit!  This applesauce is easy to make and absolutely delicious. Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no extra cost to […]

Our 2017-2018 Homeschool Curriculum

Our 2017-2018 Homeschool Curriculum

This is our seventh year homeschooling.  My family is still thrilled with our decision to homeschool.   We don’t purchase box curriculum sets, instead I put together our own.  Creating our 2017-2018 homeschool curriculum was a bit more challenging because they are all moving up in their grades, no more preschoolers here.  If you are interested in what we are working on this […]

Black Bean Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

Black Bean Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

I enjoy making a few salads at the beginning of the week to have available for quick healthy meals when things get busy.  I store my salads in glass mason jars which make them easy for grab and go situations.  This black bean sweet potato quinoa salad has become a favorite of mine, it is packed […]

Field Trip Fun:  Criminal Investigation Services

Field Trip Fun: Criminal Investigation Services

I am so grateful that we live in a community full of active homeschoolers, we are often so busy that I find it difficult to fit in ‘school’. I am also grateful that we live in a location that offers many fun and often free field trips.  This years’ first field trip fun was scheduled at […]

Homemade Ketchup:  Same Taste, Less Sugar!

Homemade Ketchup: Same Taste, Less Sugar!

I am SO excited about this homemade ketchup recipe.  This homemade ketchup tastes the same as store-bought ketchup but has WAY less sugar.  Considering my son has been known to lick the ketchup off of his plate, lower sugar is a good thing. It’s funny, my son doesn’t like tomatoes but he LOVES ketchup.  I know that […]

How to Make Vegetable Meatless Crumbles

How to Make Vegetable Meatless Crumbles

Recently, I had a recipe and was tempted to buy a bag of frozen meatless crumbles.  While at the grocery, I looked at the ingredients of a few brands and found that using store-bought meatless crumbles was not an option for me.  They weren’t an option because they contained gluten.  This led me to make […]

Gluten-Free Instant Pot Mac & Cheese

Gluten-Free Instant Pot Mac & Cheese

Making gluten-free Instant Pot mac & cheese is quick, easy, ooey-gooey, and delicious.  I had a hard time finding a gluten-free mac and cheese recipe that pleased everyone in my family.  The Instant Pot changed that! Making gluten-free mac in cheese takes about 10 minutes using the Instant Pot and the results are delicious.  Everyone […]