This is a repost, but I thought I’d share it again with some of my newer readers…
Okay folks, this one is going in the “keeper” file at our house. Emma and I whipped up this soup last night for our Sunday night supper tonight. Yum! Healthy, easy to make, and delicious! Enjoy!
1/2 C. chopped shallots
2 T. chopped fresh garlic
July 11, 2012
Loaded with fresh parsley, fresh garlic, and unfiltered olive oil, this snack is not only delicious, but it’s really, really healthy!
1 bundle fresh parsley chopped
1 T. chopped shallots or red onion
2 cloves fresh garlic
¼ C. unfiltered olive oil
2 T. raw apple cider or red wine vinegar (or fresh squeezed lemon)
1 tsp. dried oregano or a small handful of fresh oregano
1 dried red chili pepper or …
November 6, 2011
Fall is here and winter is on its way. Today we harvested the last of our garden and prepared the ground for next year. Now, what to do with all the wonderful green tomatoes and peppers? Tonight we made this Tex-Mex inspired soup and served it with corn bread and a salad. Everyone said it was a keeper, so I thought I’d share the recipe while I remembered what all we …
October 10, 2011
In the McDonald household, “Chicken Pickin’” time is a highly valued family tradition. Basically, it’s the time when children (especially those who look like they need a “job”) are chosen to gather around the table (little children too) to “pick” chicken meat off the bones after making rich, homemade chicken stock. When it’s all finished, we bag up the shredded chicken, put the rich, golden broth in mason jars and store …
August 24, 2011
My daughter, Jessica, found this great recipe for peppermint patties at Elana’s Pantry. We tweaked it a bit and came up with a wonderful, healthy version that incorporates therapeutic grade Peppermint essential oils and organic, raw coconut oil! You can pamper yourself and your family, as well as your guests, by making these healthy candies ahead and serving them on elegant dishes. Enjoy!
½ cup Organic Extra Virgin …
June 11, 2011
Over the years, our family has traveled many thousands of miles together, across the country and beyond, speaking at family conferences, homeschool conventions, and churches. Of course, now that we’ve married off a few children, our clan of twelve is now a dwindling group of nine. And the diapers and port-a-cribs we used to need are no longer necessary. Since our little ones are growing up, …