Frugal Fruit Vinegar – Using Up Leftover Canning Syrup

Frugal Fruit Vinegar – Using Up Leftover Canning Syrup

Are you as stingy as me? When I preserve my fruit, I always feel bad about discarding leftover canning syrup. That was good sugar that I put in there. I paid for that! I have worked out a way of putting that left over syrup and fruit pieces to use. Fruit vinegar!...
Preserving Summer Squash (Zucchini) and Tomatoes

Preserving Summer Squash (Zucchini) and Tomatoes

It always happens. Inevitably we end up with more zucchini that we can possibly eat in time before the next batch is ready. I like summer squash, don’t get me wrong. But using up the excessive volumes of zucchini can be hard. My mother in law freezes grated...
Simple Canned Salsa – Using up the Summer Harvest

Simple Canned Salsa – Using up the Summer Harvest

If you are like me, all the Summer produce comes ready to harvest all at the same time. One of my family’s favorite meals is Pork Carnitas which is best made with homemade salsa! This delicious but simple salsa uses up onions, garlic, heritage tomatoes and bell...
Gluten Free Dairy Free Traditional Christmas Fruit Cake

Gluten Free Dairy Free Traditional Christmas Fruit Cake

Christmas time is tricky when you have food allergies. This dairy and gluten free christmas fruit cake is rich and spicy like it should be, and really hits the spot in the holiday season. We have been gluten free for many years, but it is only recently that my husband...
Quick and Delicious Fruit Mince Recipe from Scratch

Quick and Delicious Fruit Mince Recipe from Scratch

One of the key flavours of Christmas is fruit mince – sweet, tangy, spicy and a little bit boozy. This super quick fruit mince recipe will last for a year in the fridge and it tastes delicious. You can use this fruit mince recipe to make mince pies or rolls or...
Super Easy Fruit Leather – With or Without a Dehydrator!

Super Easy Fruit Leather – With or Without a Dehydrator!

My kids love fruit leather, they call it fruit candy! Fruit leather is probably the closest you can get to a natural candy that still has some benefit to you  thanks to the fiber and the vitamins. The sugar is optional, we used very little with ours as the apples that...
Probiotic Lemon Fizz | How to make fizzy Lemonade at home

Probiotic Lemon Fizz | How to make fizzy Lemonade at home

Probiotics are becoming all the rage right now. And as they should. Probiotic lemonade is only one of the many probiotics that are super easy to make and much cheaper to make at home than buy in a bottle. What are the benefits of probiotics? There are many documented...
Quick and Easy Sourdough Pizza

Quick and Easy Sourdough Pizza

Today is a yucky, rainy, go-nowhere sort of day. We have the fire on, and some kids movies playing on the telly. What a perfect day for pizza picnic on the floor! Sourdough pizza bases are my hands down favorite for this kind of thing. Pizza makes a fantastic lunch as...