recipes

Harvest Unit Week Nine – More Pumpkins

This week, we focused on pumpkins again. The two pumpkin books we read were The Biggest Pumpkin Ever by Steve Kroll and Pumpkin Circle by George Levenson. The Biggest Pumpkin Ever is a story about two mice who are both taking care of a pumpkin at different times of day, unaware of each other. Pumpkin …

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Harvest Unit Week Four – Little Red Hen

The Little Red Hen was our main book for this week. We discovered that there are roughly 45,297,932 versions of this story and ours involves the little red hen growing and cooking corn, which we can’t eat. So, in addition to reading that version, we watched a few being read on YouTube. Each one still …

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No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Vegan, Dairy Free, Refined Sugar Free

Pumpkin spice is everywhere. I’m not obsessed with pumpkin spice, but I’m not a hater of it either. With our dietary restrictions, most commercial pumpkin spice products are no good for us. I was craving anything pumpkin so I looked at the ingredients I had and figured I probably had the ingredients to make no …

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Harvest Unit Week Two – Where Milk Comes From

My biggest goals for homeschooling are to cultivate a love of learning in the girls and to master subjects before moving on. Homeschooling gives us the opportunity to slow down and develop a greater understanding of topics and also take the time to redo anything that might need more attention. It can be easy to …

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Chicken Soup Nuggets – Veggie Filled Recipe

These nuggets are a great way to get more veggies in your diet, while making chicken nuggets even more delicious. I’ve been making these for the last few years and want to note that it’s a very flexible recipe. You can use ground turkey instead of ground chicken, customize the seasonings to what you typically put …

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Chicken with Honey Lime Vinaigrette and Veggies

With homeschooling and little kids, simple dinners work well. I figure once the girls are older and can help with in-depth dinners, we’ll do more complicated recipes. For now, simple, healthy dinners that can be cooked with minimal hands-on time are what works for us best. Trim Healthy Mama introduced the world to Hangry Pockets …

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