Lemon Maple Zucchini Bread Recipe With Gluten Free Option

You’re going to love my Lemon Maple Zucchini Bread! Is anyone else overwhelmed with zucchini but me? We only planted ONE zucchini plant so that this wouldn’t happen. But, it’s gone crazy. And, then the neighbor brought over a bag of zucchini and summer squash because she had too much. And, I just couldn’t say […]

24 Main Dish Recipes That Use Real Maple Syrup

I’m not sure it’s possible to be from Vermont and not love recipes that use real maple syrup. Since my Dad was born and raised in Vermont, we have always had real Vermont maple syrup. If your only exposure to maple syrup is from imitation syrups in the grocery store, please go find a jug […]

Easy Sugar Cookies with Maple Frosting

I’ll let you in on a secret. I don’t make a dozen different cookies for Christmas. I have a few favorites that I make each year and then I swap with my Mom who also makes a few favorites. That makes it seem like I made more cookies than I actually did. One of my […]

Homemade Fresh Cranberry Juice in 20 Minutes!

I love starting the day with a glass of homemade fresh cranberry juice because it’s such a healthy juice. They can help prevent urinary tract infections and some people even use it for type 2 diabetes, chronic fatigue, to prevent blood clots. Cranberries are loaded with antioxidants, vitamin C, and salicylic acid. You can see […]

Paleo Thanksgiving Recipe | Butternut Squash with Maple

I love holidays but sometimes it can be a challenge to stick with healthy eating especially when you’re spending the holidays at someone else’s home. Sometimes when I sit down to a holiday dinner, I look around at the dishes and realize that there are really only one or two that are truly healthy let […]

Pumpkin Spice Paleo Coffee Creamer for a Healthy Treat

You’re going to love this Paleo coffee creamer. I love coffee. My husband tells me I’m addicted to it. I just think the world starts a little bit better with a few cups of coffee. Way back before I started worrying about what was in the food I ate, coffee meant about half a cup […]

Maple Glazed Carrots with Bacon for the Winter Holidays

These maple glazed carrots are delicious! I love carrots. Not only are they delicious but they store well and are fairly inexpensive to buy. Given our very rocky soil, I have never good luck actually growing carrots in my garden but I always buy them at the farm stand and our farmer’s market so we […]

Where Does Maple Syrup Come From

If you have ever wondered “Where does maple syrup come from?”, read on. For me, there is only one place that maple syrup comes from and that’s maple trees. For as long back as I can remember, we have had a jug of real maple syrup in the refrigerator for pancakes and waffles. There is […]

Spiced Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Maple Glaze for Fall

This Spiced Pumpkin Bread Pudding is amazing! It’s autumn and that means pumpkins! Living in rural Vermont, I am very lucky to have several different farmer’s markets close by.  I love driving by farms and seeing wagons full of pumpkins fresh from the field to purchase. Every autumn, the kids go on hay rides and […]

How To Make Homemade Barbecue Sauce for Grilling

This post on how to make homemade barbecue sauce is sponsored by Heinz and Mom Central.  I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Heinz Vinegar. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and as a thank you for participating There’s not a lot that you can buy at […]