Recipes

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A Winter Daybook Pssst.  Remember me?! I really didn’t intend to take such a hiatus but when this site was hacked into I was forced to shut it down for a while.  One thing led to another and the next thing I knew, nearly 2 years have passed!  Rather than hash out the last 2 years

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{photo credit} When our oldest was under 4 years old he would eat an entire can of spinach in one setting, eat prunes for a snack, and rarely ever scoffed at a vegetable on his plate. Fast forward several years and plenty of exposure to much less healthy alternatives and eating vegetables has become an afterthought for

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If you are anything like me, you are still trying to use up the numerous bags in the freezer of shredded zucchini from the last couple of seasons.  If not, you can just buy a couple and still make this amazing dessert!  By request, here is one of our favorite recipes. Zucchini Bars 2 cups

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Welcome Frugally Sustainable readers!  I am honored to be featured this week because so many of you clicked on my recent post 12 Simple and Frugal Ways to be Green.  I hope you are enjoying what you have found here at Our Heavenly Homestead.  We’re glad you’re here! This week I’d like to share a

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My friend, Melissa, has motivated me to start making muffins a go-to easy breakfast.  I don’t know why I haven’t made muffins more often.  They are seriously so quick, easy and frugal to make.  I made 6 batches of them in just a few hours one day last week.  Now we have a great selection

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  One of my many favorite treats that my mom makes is fried zucchini flowers.  The flowers are picked in the morning when they are open and you want to pick only the male flowers.  The female flowers are the ones that produce your fruit.  On zucchini it is easy to tell because the male

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Smoothies are a regular lunch and dinner favorite around here.  Typically it’s yogurt, almond milk or coconut milk with strawberries, blueberries, banana, raspberries, honey(or stevia) and often spinach or lettuce as well.  When the summer heat took hold this year, and I found an abundance of yogurt in my frig, I decided to make some

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After our recent potato harvest I couldn’t wait to taste those cute little spuds.  I used some of the smallest ones that night for a simple side dish.  I cut them in half and put them into a plastic bag, added some olive oil, garlic salt and parsley then shook it all up to coat

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I found a fun new idea recently and have to say, it is yummy!  I have lots of zucchini flowers on my plants and I love to pick the male flowers to fry up like my mom does, but this is a great new way to use up some of the actual zucchini.  I sliced

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By request, here is the bread recipe I use for all of our sandwich bread.  What I love most about it is that it makes 2 loaves and only requires stirring and kneading, no mixer or bread machine necessary-and it is delicious!  I make one batch every couple of weeks, unless we make French toast