Category Archives: food

Elderberry flower cordial 

We went on a lovely bike ride today! As were biking along a beautiful path, we were all overcome with the sweet sweet aroma of the elderberry flower! I foraged a bundle of flowers and enjoyed their scent the rest of the bike ride! As soon as we got home, I headed straight to the …

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Savory Sourdough Pancakes with fresh picked herbs

Oh my – this dinner was so delicious, simple, cheap, and it fed an army of kids! My sisters (3) and children (8) were visiting yesterday – when my sister Sonja suggested we make savory pancakes with the herbs from the garden! What a wonderful idea! 🌿🍃🌸🌿🍃🌸🌿🍃🌸 Sonja not only had the brilliant idea, but …

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When the kids don’t like dinner… Have them make a Wild Salad!

I made dinner today… Some liked it some didn’t! The ones that didn’t like it (*cough Simone and Andre*) decided to forage a wild salad since they were still hungry! Andre collected sour flower (with the help of a friend).   He washed it and cut it…   Simone collected wild strawberries. Andre found a wild …

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When you really want a roasted marshmallow…

   The fire is hot and REALLY smoky… You need a scarf over your mouth and nose The smoke gets in your eyes… You need sunglasses  Your marshmallows are mini… You need a croquet hoop because it’s thin enough to string the tiny marshmallows on The Croquet hoop gets hot… So you need batting gloves to …

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Yummy Banana boats 🍌⛵️  on the Grill 

This is a yummy dessert Simone and I learned how to make at Girl Scout camp.  First we had to prepare the coals…     Since we don’t have a coal chimney- we did it old school- a coal pyramid! While the coals are getting White Hot – the banana boats were prepared! 1. Peel off …

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