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Healthy sweets for self sufficient kids

Our kids aren’t sweet teeth; they don’t give much about candy. But they do love all kinds of fruit! Also dried fruits. We dry plums in the solar dryer, but peaches or strawberries are not suitable for drying. 251 more words

Self Sufficiency - Food

Sea Buckthorn leather: A Roll-up for Grown-ups!

This is my third post in a row using berries. The first were juicy sweet blue black nannyberries, the second sour red sumac, and this one is a bitter sweet bright orange sea-buckthorn, or… 600 more words

Wild Fruit

Plum Season

I have several plum trees in my back yard. This is the first year since we moved here that we’ve actually had a plum crop. The wind usually knocks them all down before they have a chance to ripen. 352 more words

All-Natural Foods That Kids Will Love

We do not have to feed our kids processed sugar to keep them happy. There are plenty of foods out there that are tasty, healthy and all natural. 486 more words


Fruit Leather

I picked up a dehydrator so jumped on making some fruit leather using my fantastic Vitamix.

Here is my first batch:
Bananas, strawberries, apple, peach, and unsweetened coconut flakes as garnish. 186 more words


Getting my invasivore on with autumn berries

I was encouraged a few years back to explore foraging … and I love it. Less interested in that which grows deep in forests and very interested in that which grows in meadows and suburban lawns and at the scrubby edge of well-manicured community paths, lawns and corporate office parks, I find myself thrilled with foraging. 699 more words

Being Green

RecipeRedux: Spicy Ginger Peach Fruit Chews

It’s time again for the RecipeRedux – a monthly link up of dietitians’ blogs, as we all focus in on a chosen food category! ¬†This time the theme is dehydrated food. ¬† 221 more words