Easy Pan Fried Cabbage and Apples 2

Easy Pan-fried Cabbage and Apples

Green or red cabbage is gently cooked with apples in this simple, but delicious side dish. I find that when you are eating cabbage (or cauliflower) when they are freshly picked from the fields, they are especially sweet and flavorful. Here, I add some sliced apples to continue to sweeten and flavor the cabbage as… 

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Pennywise platter

Pennywise Platter Thursday 10/23

It’s time to share your frugal and nourishing tips and recipes! Where do you shop for quality food at a lower price? What recipe saves a penny? How do you balance a budget with nourishing food? Share here. Please read through the three simple rules for those participating. This helps keep the quality of our… 

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Easy Vanilla Buttercream

Delicious & Easy Vanilla Buttercream (without so much sweetener)

Rich buttercream, lightly sweetened and with hints of vanilla is the perfect frosting for many cupcake and cakes. This version is significantly less sweetened than the typical recipe and is still delicious and sweet! It seems you are either in one of two camps – either you scrape the frosting off of your cake, or… 

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The best grain-free Mexican Wedding cookies

Grain Free Mexican Wedding Cookies

These cookies should come with a warning: Utterly addictive. Be forewarned. They are everything that I love about Mexican Wedding cookies – nutty, buttery, lightly sweet, with a melt-in-your-mouth texture. They also happen to be grain and gluten-free. (These cookies are also commonly called Mexican Wedding Cakes or Russian Tea Cakes.) If I was just… 

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Nourishing Homemade Pumpkin Spice Creamer 1

Nourishing Homemade Pumpkin Spice Creamer

Written by Katie Mae Stanley of Nourishing Simplicity There is something lovely about wrapping your hands around a cup of hot coffee – it is soothing for the soul. Hot drinks always make me feel a sense of calm, whether it is in the quite hours of the early morning, with a friend or on… 

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Pennywise platter

Pennywise Platter Thursday 10/16

It’s time to share your frugal and nourishing tips and recipes! Where do you shop for quality food at a lower price? What recipe saves a penny? How do you balance a budget with nourishing food? Share here. Please read through the three simple rules for those participating. This helps keep the quality of our… 

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Gluten-free Frozen party

How to Throw a ‘Frozen’ Party (without gluten, dye, or eggs)

Whether you are looking for “Frozen” theme party ideas, or ideas for a winter/snowflake themed party, this is for you! Those who are gluten, egg, and dye-free may find it especially helpful. My sweet Elena just turned eight, and we threw, per her request, a “Frozen” themed party. It was so much fun, and I… 

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