• Homemade Brown Sugar
    Condiments & Sauces,  Vegan

    Homemade Brown Sugar

    Homemade Brown Sugar Homemade brown sugar. Did you know that you can make your own? The answer is yes, yes you can! It is incredibly simple to do. Homemade brown sugar is really easy to make and you’ll never have to worry about running out now that you can make it yourself!  This post contains affiliate links Homemade Brown Sugar Ingredients 1 cup white sugar 1 or 2 tablespoons molasses  Homemade Brown Sugar Directions Combine the sugar and molasses in a mixing bowl. Using a wooden spoon, mix until well-combined. Once it has a fluffy texture and golden brown color, it is mixed well. Store in an airtight container for…

  • Vegan Butter
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    Vegan Butter

    Vegan Butter Vegan butter is my latest recipe. I was recently telling a friend of mine that I had made butter over the holidays because I was excited about it. This friend told me I should try making vegan butter, so I made vegan butter!  This post contains affiliate links What I appreciate about this vegan butter recipe is the simplicity of it. I am big on knowing where my food comes from and what is in it. I am not a fan of manipulation when it comes to vegan food, so this was a perfect recipe for me.  Because I’ve tried this recipe and experimented with it, I have…

  • Homemade Baking Powder
    Condiments & Sauces,  Vegan

    Homemade Baking Powder

    Homemade Baking Powder Homemade baking powder is my latest kitchen experiment. I ran out of baking powder making Una’s Apple Cake earlier in the week. This prompted me to look and see if I could make my own instead of making an extra trip to the store just for that because I was stuck mid-recipe.  This post contains affiliate links Never run out of baking powder again! There is nothing worse than running out of something in the middle of a baking project. It is one of my pet peeves when it comes to cooking or baking. Being able to make my own things like baking powder with pantry staples…

  • Vegan Lasagna
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    Vegan Lasagna

    Vegan Lasagna Vegan lasagna is my latest and greatest recipe. I am a big fan of experimenting with vegan recipes because I have a good friend who is vegan. I’m always looking for dishes I can make when Nathan and I invite him over for dinner.  This post contains affiliate links I’ve made vegetarian lasagna and thoroughly enjoyed it, so it made me curious about changing it up to be completely vegan. It wasn’t much to change! I love recipes where I don’t have to go out of my way to work toward making something vegan.  Vegan Lasagna Ingredients 1 can diced tomatoes Mushrooms, 1 box, diced  Garlic, 5 cloves,…

  • Homemade Cranberry Mustard
    Condiments & Sauces,  Vegan

    Homemade Cranberry Mustard

    Homemade Cranberry Mustard Homemade cranberry mustard is my new favorite condiment around thanksgiving. It is incredibly easy to make, and it is a great way to repurpose and utilize leftover cranberry sauce as well.  This post contains affiliate links With all of the supply shortages going on right now, I have been on a mission to really take the time and learn to make things myself from scratch. Homemade scratch cooking is something pretty fantastic. Because there is love and care that goes into making things like that. It isn’t always easy. Although in this case it was much easier than I had expected, and now I want to make…

  • Homemade Almond Milk
    Vegan

    Homemade Almond Milk

    Homemade Almond Milk Homemade almond milk. Last week I had to buy almond milk in the store for my vegan clam chowder recipe. I’m not a big fan of it for drinking, and this got me thinking and wondering if I could make my own. Making things from scratch as opposed to buying it in the store is healthier because I know exactly what is going into my food and my body.  Homemade almond milk is not only better than store bought, it is easy to make too. This post contains affiliate links The prepper in me is also excited about this because it is an excellent alternative to traditional…

  • Vegan Clam Chowder
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    Vegan Clam Chowder

    Vegan Clam Chowder Vegan clam chowder is my latest recipe that I’ve just made. This idea has raised more than one eyebrow when I told people about it. Even my vegan friends gave me strange looks.  This post contains affiliate links I’m not remotely vegan, and I probably never will be. But hear me out. This was a fun thing for a couple of reasons. One is that I had the opportunity to cook for a friend who otherwise wouldn’t be eating at my house. Plus with being a prepper, I find it important to try other options when the standard and traditional choices may not be available.  The knowledge…

  • Salt Crusted Potatoes
    Side Dish,  Vegan

    Salt Crusted Potatoes

    Salt Crusted Potatoes Salt crusted potatoes are simply amazing! This is my new favorite way to cook potatoes. Potatoes seem boring. Like, there’s only so many ways to dress them up or cook them. This was a new and inventive experiment in making them. I’ve seen it done on TV, but never quite understood how it was done. Until I looked it up and decided to give it a try myself.  Being a wife and homemaker, I am always looking to try new things because the same basic recipes get really boring after a while. The great thing about these potatoes are that the salt removes the excess moisture in…

  • Apple Cranberry Sauce
    Condiments & Sauces,  Vegan

    Apple Cranberry Sauce

    Apple Cranberry Sauce Apple cranberry sauce is my latest and new favorite recipe. Have you ever tried apple cranberry sauce? If not, you need to! Because this apple cranberry sauce recipe will change your views on traditional cranberry sauce recipes forever. I must confess that I have hated cranberry sauce for the better part of my 30-something years that I’ve been walking on this planet. Until I discovered this absolutely amazing apple cranberry sauce. It was life changing! It was seriously that good. An experiment A couple of years ago now, I was gearing up for thanksgiving, or turkey day as I call it, with the in-laws. Now, that is…

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