Lady Bug Popcicles

INGREDIENTS: 1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled and quartered juice of 1 orange juice of 1/2 lemon 2 tbsp maple syrup 1/2 c blueberries DIRECTIONS:  In a blender combine the strawberries, orange juice, lemon juice and maple syrup. Blend until smooth. Pour the mixture into popsicle mold 3/4 of the way up. Drop in a few… Continue reading Lady Bug Popcicles


Banana Nut Bread

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 c vegan butter, room temperature 1 c coconut sugar 2 flax eggs (2 tbsp flax with 1/4 c water) 3 ripe bananas, smashed 1 tsp vanilla 2 c flour 1 tsp  baking soda 2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup pecans, chopped DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 250*. In a large bowl combine the butter… Continue reading Banana Nut Bread


Brown Sugar And Molasses Cornmeal Cake

INGREDIENTS: 2 1/4 flour 2/3 c yellow cornmeal 2 1/2 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 2 flax eggs ( 2 tbsp flax mixed with 1/4 c water) 3/4 cup coconut oil 2 tsp vanilla 1/3 c molasses 3/4 c plant-based milk 3/4 c brown sugar zest of 1 orange juice of 1 orange DIRECTIONS:… Continue reading Brown Sugar And Molasses Cornmeal Cake


Earl Gray Tea Cookies

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups flour 2 1/4 tbsp loose leaf earl gray tea leaves 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup powdered sugar 2 tsp vanilla 3/4 cup vegan butter 1/8 tsp cinnamon DIRECTIONS: Preheat the oven to 375*. In a food processor combine the flour, tea leaves, salt, sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon. Add the butter and pulse to blend together.… Continue reading Earl Gray Tea Cookies

Sauces And dips

Homemade Ketchup

INGREDIENTS: 1 (15 oz) can pureed tomatoes 1 small onion, peeled and quartered 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1/2 cup brown sugar 3 tbsp tomato paste 1 cinnamon stick 1/4 tsp salt DIRECTIONS: In a medium saucepan combine all of the ingredients and stir to combine. Cook over low heat for 1 hour. Remove from heat… Continue reading Homemade Ketchup


Sunrise Smoothie

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup strawberries 1 cup mango 1 cup watermelon 1 cup raspberries 2 cups orange juice ( depending on how thick or thin you want your smoothie) DIRECTIONS: Make sure all of your fruit is frozen but slightly thawed. Combine all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a… Continue reading Sunrise Smoothie


Hot Cider

INGREDIENTS: 2 quarts apple juice 4 cloves 4 cinnamon sticks 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1 apple, thinly sliced DIRECTIONS:  In a large pot combine all of the ingredients. Bring to a boil and turn heat to low and simmer for about 10 minutes. Take out the cloves, cinnamon sticks and apple slices if you want but I… Continue reading Hot Cider

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Watermelon Spritzer

INGREDIENTS: 4 cups watermelon, seeded and diced 2 cups ice 2 cups lemon-lime La Croix sparkling water DIRECTIONS: In a blender combine the watermelon and ice. Blend until smooth. Pour through a strainer into a pitcher. Add the sparkling water and stir to combine. Pour over ice and serve.


Grapefruit Spritzer

This is a refreshing summertime drink. It cools you down on those hot summer days. INGREDIENTS: 2 grapefruit, juiced 1 cup simple syrup 1 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup cranberry juice 1 bottle (6 cups) grapefruit flavored La Croix sparkling water DIRECTIONS: For the simple syrup combine 1 cup water to 1/2 cup sugar. Bring to… Continue reading Grapefruit Spritzer


Peach And Strawberry Soda

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup sugar 2 cup water 1 cup peaches, frozen, thawed 1 cup strawberries, frozen, thawed zest of 1 lemon juice of 1 lemon 1 bottle of sparkling water ( I use about 6 cans of La Croix flavored water) DIRECTIONS: In a saucepan combine the sugar and water. Cook over medium heat for… Continue reading Peach And Strawberry Soda