Creamy Apple & Cider Pork Chops

I really am not ready for summer to end – but I was a little consoled with this dish, Creamy Apple & Cider Pork Chops. Ya gotta love a recipe that tastes divine, looks great and is perfect for company but quick & easy enough to pull off on any old weeknight for family dinner!… via…

Stovetop Apple Cinnamon Butter

Originally posted on NancyC:
Last fall, I made some homemade applesauce. I thought it was so much better than store-bought. After making that, I decided I needed to try making homemade apple butter sometime. Several friends have given me homemade apple butter the last few years–it makes a wonderful food gift, especially around the holidays. I discovered…

Very Strawberry Coconut Cream Soda

Originally posted on NancyC:
When I saw that this soda was made with coconut milk, that got my attention. Fresh strawberries and coconut milk sounded pretty good! The original recipe that I found at also has sugar in it, but I substituted honey for the sugar. I also added extra strawberries. This soda is…

Strawberry-Honey Agua Fresca

Originally posted on NancyC:
While thumbing through a summer issue of Real Simple magazine the other day, I found a little note about Agua Fresca and how you could blend watermelon, cucumber, or cantaloupe with lime juice and a little sugar, then strain and serve over ice. That reminded me of an Agua Fresca recipe I made a…

The Gardening Channel

One of the web’s most vibrant communities of current and aspiring green thumbs, The Gardening Channel offers advice and tips on growing vegetable, fruit, and trees, as well as on landscaping, composting, and (much) more. via The Gardening Channel — Discover

My Flexitarian Kitchen

Originally posted on What's for dinner, Doc?:
I’ve moved my kitchen, literally and figuratively this month. I’m back in the U.S after living 6 months in Baja, Mexico so I’ll be creating and cooking from my Nevada kitchen. I moved my blog back from My Baja Kitchen to What’s For Dinner Doc for many…

Strawberry Cream Oatmeal Smoothie — Frugal Hausfrau

I love this Strawberry Cream Oatmeal Smoothie! It’s super simple, full of healthy, natural ingredients and is ready in a shake! And you don’t need any frozen ingredients! Bonus. At least if you’re like me and forget to freeze fruit for smoothies! via Strawberry Cream Oatmeal Smoothie — Frugal Hausfrau

Breakfast for the holidays

…an intimate gathering Superfood Toast Serves 4 2 ripe avocados Juice of a lemon 6-8 spring onions, chopped (don’t throw away the green bits, just keep chopping) A small handful each of flat leaf parsley and coriander A pinch of Himalayan pink salt and cracked black pepper Your choice of toasted bread A handful pumpkin […]…