A-maizing Corn Bread

Corn Bread 1

I was tempted to inundate you with a ton of corny jokes. I restrained myself and limited it to the title.

This will be my last in a series of “corny” recipes (and they all sigh with relief). [Read more…]

Breakfast Muffins in a Jar!


Confession Time.

Skipping breakfast is one of my bad habits. There, I said it.

Here is my struggle. I get up in time to eat but my stomach just doesn’t feel ready and by the time it does I am hurrying out the door and looking for the most convenient thing to grab. But since I know the benefits of eating a good breakfast I have worked to break this bed habit and today I’m sharing my newest favorite! [Read more…]

Oatmeal Bake


The weather is getting chilly in South Dakota. That means several things:

  • I can’t get the dog to go potty outside.
  • We’re scrambling to get outdoor work done (because heavens——–it has been known to snow in October.)
  • My tribe and I are hankering for warm, filling meals in the morning.

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Zucchini CakeGarden’s are beginning to brim with their bounty! In keeping with God’s provision of seasonal fruits and vegetables we’ll spend the next few weeks focusing on recipes that feature garden items!

Today’s gem of a recipe uses grated Zucchini to add moisture to a simple, frosting-less cake. [Read more…]

Bran Muffins

Bran Muffins 1

If there is a meal that we are ever in need of Doing Ahead it’s breakfast! I and my tribe are breakfast eaters. Breakfast “cookers”? Aah, not so much!

Just like every other North American family we are on the run. If I don’t have breakfast options thought through and prepared ahead of time then breakfast inevitably turns into cereal or a granola bar. Not a bad option… if it only happens some of the time. [Read more…]