Strawberry Ice-cream

The strawberry fields opened up near our house, and guess what we did! We went strawberry picking! Oh yes! With what was leftover after making several batches of strawberry jam and strawberry syrup for our pancakes, we made fresh strawberry ice-cream. Strawberry ice-cream during strawberry season is the best! This dairyRead More →

banana chocolate chip bread

It’s time to get in shape and that means reducing my carbohydrate intake. My name is Laurel and I am a carb junkie. Yes, its true. It’s one of the main reasons why I’m overweight. So now that I’m going to the gym and reducing my calorie intake, it’s timeRead More →

Mac and Cheese with Coconut Milk

Ok, so if you are wondering. I am still very committed to weight loss. I’m down 6 pounds actually. I even had this mac and cheese with coconut milk last week. I’m not planning on eating so much carbs and cheese on a regular basis, but we had a kidRead More →

pumpkin puree

Imagine rolling hills with plump orange pumpkins scattered as far as the eye can see. A tractor pulling a hay-filled trailer with children bouncing gently back and forth. Families huddled together with warm cups of freshly made hot apple cider and hot cocoa. This is the time of year whereRead More →