Jamaican Jerk Tofu (or Chicken), Coconut Lime Rice, and Mango Salsa This combination of flavors and textures is a party in a bowl. Easy and delicious! Jamaican Jerk Seasoning Recipe (can use store bought)1 TBSP onion powder1 TBSP garlic powder2 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)2 tsp ground black pepper (optional)2 tsp dried thyme (OR 1 tsp … Continue reading Jamaican Jerk Tofu (or Chicken), Coconut Lime Rice, with Mango Salsa
Quick Summer Meal
Tomatoes, Avocado, and optional Cottage Cheese Want a quick, easy, refreshing summer meal? This is it! slices of fresh garden tomatoes1/2 avocadodollop cottage cheese (optional)fresh salt and pepper to taste Slice tomatoes. Halve, pit, and peel avocado. Arrange on plate. Add desired amount of cottage cheese, if using, and some fresh ground salt and pepper. … Continue reading Quick Summer Meal
Sky Nerd’s Dream Calendar
I've ordered this "Nights on Earth" calendar the past two years for our sky-watching family and wanted to share it with you. I paid full price and did not receive any discount or bonus for sharing, I just love to pass along things we find especially useful! We literally plan multiple family activities around sky-viewing … Continue reading Sky Nerd’s Dream Calendar
BEST Homeschool Science! Courses for all ages.
Hands down the BEST homeschool science program we've experienced. Hands on and FUN! Journey Homeschool Academy is where we coded DNA with red licorice and colored marshmallows. We've used their elementary biology and I just signed our first-year highschooler (gulp!) up for their biology course. We've also used their free backyard bugs and summer stargazer … Continue reading BEST Homeschool Science! Courses for all ages.
Our favorite all-subjects all-grade-levels homeschool website is having a BOGO sale. Purchase a year's subscription at $199 (Usually $269.97) and get a second year free! You'll also get a tote, your choice of red or silver, when you register using the promo code BOGO22. This site has well over 400 course from prek to college … Continue reading Homeschool Sale!
Summer Corn Salad
Summer Corn Salad Refreshing, healthy, and a great way to use excess garden vegetables. This dish is an excellent picnic addition or to eat at home or work on hot summer days. 6 ears fresh sweet corn (or whatever leftovers you have )1 large fresh garden tomato (diced)1 large onion (sweet preferred) (diced)1 handful fresh … Continue reading Summer Corn Salad
Hippie Meat(less) Loaf
Hippie Meat(less) Loaf Whole foods, veggies, chickpeas, all packed into a meatless version of your favorite comfort food, meatloaf. This recipe is from the cookbook, Plant Pure Nation, under the name "Beanie Veggie Loaf." I seldom make it as written. I will share the recipe and some ideas for adaptation. It is a little involved … Continue reading Hippie Meat(less) Loaf
Chicken Pot Pie Casserole (Vegetarian Option)
Chicken Pot Pie Casserole (Vegetarian Option) Easier than making a pastry crust but just as delicious, this biscuit-style topping is baked golden brown over a layer of vegetables and chicken in tasty gravy. You can easily make this dish vegetarian by skipping the meat altogether and its just as tasty as a vegetable potpie! … Continue reading Chicken Pot Pie Casserole (Vegetarian Option)
Favorite Banana Bread (vegan option)
Favorite Banana Bread (vegan option) I recently served both the vegan and regular options for this bread at a church breakfast and everyone asks for the recipe! The crushed pineapple makes it so moist. 2 cups all purpose flour (I use white whole wheat for this)1 1/2 cups sugar (I use raw)3 bananas (mashed)2 *eggs … Continue reading Favorite Banana Bread (vegan option)
Lentil Vegetable Spaghetti Sauce
Lentil Vegetable Spaghetti Sauce This sauce is packed with hearty healthy ingredients that nourish your body and help you feel your best, and it also tastes AMAZING! This is the recipe we use for the plant-based sauce at the Annual Sadie Rose Foundation Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser and it gets rave reviews every time, including … Continue reading Lentil Vegetable Spaghetti Sauce