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No-Bake Butter Pecan Bars, Vegan and Paleo

No-Bake Butternut Bars

Despite our warm weather the leaves are beginning to turn and the pro-and-anti Pumpkin Spice Latte factions are creating almost as much controversy as the election. In other words it feels like fall, and it is time to eat all the winter squash! Pumpkin is great (I am in the pro-PSL camp) but butternut squash […]

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Grain-free Zucchini Pie

Super Simple Zucchini Pie

As a child of the Midwest I have memories of eating zucchini almost daily during late summer.  It found its way into breads, soups, skillets, and casseroles.  So ubiquitous was this vegetable that when I was in my early teens I spent a productive chunk of time writing a book with my cousin Julie called […]

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#CanItForward 2015, plus a giveaway!

Jarden Home Brands, better known to most of us as Ball Canning, is once again hosting their international Can-It-Forward event, with a live webcast that you can view here on Saturday, August 1st, from 11-4 E.S.T.  There is a live chat function for questions about home canning, and you can also join the events by […]

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20 Paleo and Primal Egg Recipes

20 Paleo and Primal Egg Recipes

I recently started a Pinterest board devoted solely to eggs, because, these guys: Someone has been pooping on the deck furniture, and it isn’t me. Anyway, I have been trying to expand my egg recipe collection, for obvious reasons.  I put together a little collection of Paleo and Primal-friendly recipes from several bloggers, and also […]

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Grain-free Carrot Cake Pancakes

Carrot Cake Pancakes

Winter has been strange and moody this year, with more genuinely cold weather than we are used to, and my personal weather gauge is more sensitive to the cold since we have chickens.  Our smallest chicken, Lightning, got a case of frostbite on the tips of her comb during a bitter cold snap, and I […]

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Slow Cooker Honey-Vanilla Applesauce Recipe

Slow Cooker Honey-Vanilla Applesauce

This recipe will make your house smell incredible, I promise.  We had a couple of buckets of windfall Transparent apples, and after making a Caramel Apple cake and a batch of hard cider with about half of the haul, I decided to can some applesauce.  Cinnamon is the standard spice and it is wonderful, but […]

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