Overnight Crockpot Steel Cut Oats

Overnight Crockpot Steel Cut Oats

January’s in full swing now! I’m loving the quietness now that the bustle of the holidays are over. The temperatures outside dropped drastically, and we’ve been snuggled up indoors with pajamas and blankets, good books, hot coffee and one of my favorite winter breakfasts – steel cut oats. I started making overnight crockpot steel cut …

Hot Apple Cake Recipe

Hot Apple Cake Recipe with Streusel Topping

  Finally, the pile of apples we gathered the other day when we went apple picking is starting to look more reasonable! After a busy week of apple crisp, apple bread, apple butter, and apple pancakes, we’ve made an excellent dent in the bushels we had. I had fun trying out new recipes and old, …

Spicy Mexican Soup for the Crockpot

Spicy Mexican Vegetable Soup for the Crockpot

I was right yesterday. When my kids woke up and saw snow on the ground, they wanted nothing more than to get outside and play in it. They didn’t want to brush their teeth, they didn’t want to eat any breakfast; their little eyes were still half closed with sleep. But they were running to …

Lentil Salad with Tangy Garlic-Mustard Vinaigrette

Garden Lentil Salad with Tangy Garlic-Mustard Vinaigrette

[pinit] I  love lentils!  They’re one of my favorite comfort foods, and they’re so versatile, especially for vegetarians like me.  I’ve used them for everything from a ground beef substitute to breakfast food.  One of my all-time favorite things to do with them, though, is to make this delicious lentil salad. I’m a stay-at-home mother …