Strawberry Almond Milk

Oh my Heavens!!!!!! I wanted to give you a quick little update on the Strawberry Almond Milk Recipe I have anxiously been saving with a bookmark here on the homestead, until my strawberry patch was bountiful. All I can say is, “RUN, DON’T WALK TO THE KITCHEN AND GET YOUR ALMONDS SOAKING!!!!!!!!”   IT IS…

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Got (Almond) MILK?

Homemade almond milk, so rich and creamy, with it’s velvety texture makes an indulgent addition to the homestead diet.  Most of you know that milk producing animals do not produce milk year round.  Some produce milk longer than others such as cows who can still provide milk for the homestead whilst growing next years calf,…

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Flax Eggs

Did you know that you can make eggs from flax seed? No, it’s not a magic trick…. but it is a lifesaver in the kitchen… Today I want to share with you a wonderful homestead kitchen secret!  An easy-peasy egg substitue that I have been using for years, it has saved my bacon over and…

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Homemade Baking Powder

Let’s face it.  Sometimes the homestead kitchen runs out of the basics.  What to do then?  When you have cornbread nearly mixed, and you just have the baking powder left to add….and low and behold, there is one teaspoon of baking powder left in the container when your really need four.  Well, a mama could just…

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Homemade Homestead Granola Bars

I have been on a quest.  For years I have tried recipes for granola bars not containing corn syrup, looking for the right texture, consistency, and nutritional quality.  I have been picky.  Today’s recipe finally fills all my extremely high criteria.  The bars are crunchy, yet chewy, they are not sticky or overly crumbly, they contain NO…

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