Category: Baking

  • Apple-Spinach Fruit Leather

    Apple-Spinach Fruit Leather

    What I Used: 3 cups applesauce 1 cup packed fresh spinach (1)  Process applesauce and fresh spinach in blender or food processor until smooth.  You may need to add some water to get the pieces moving, but be careful not to add too much because it will significantly add to your drying time. (2)  Preheat […]

  • Apple-Pear Pie with a Leaf Crust

    Apple-Pear Pie with a Leaf Crust

    What I Used: Crust: 2 nine-inch pie crusts 4 large eggs Red, orange, and green gel food colors Filling: 2 lbs apples (about 4) 2 lbs pears (about 4) 1 lemon 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 2/3 cup white sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp ginger 1/8 tsp nutmeg (1/4 tsp) 1/4 cup (1 stick) […]

  • Freezer cooking

    Freezer cooking

    Freezer cooking has been single-handledly responsible for helping me be more sane and more frugal.  We are able to create monthly meal plans, follow them, and make dinner time a relatively low-stress time in our household while still enjoying healthy, home cooked meals.  Hopefully it works to bring these benefits to your family too.  Happy […]

  • Homemade Box of Chocolates

    Homemade Box of Chocolates

    What I used: Dollar store box of chocolates Template Full-page labels OPTIONAL: Acrylic paint, stickers, and preschoolers Chocolates S’mores bites Buckeye Candy Chocolate coated soft caramels (1)  Print template and attach to the back of the Dollar Store chocolate box. (2)  Decorate top of box. AUTHOR’S NOTE:  Since we were intending for kids to decorate […]

  • S’mores Bites

    S’mores Bites

    What I used: 12 graham cracker sheets 8 tbsp unsalted butter 1/2 cup sugar 3 envelopes gelatin 1/2 cup cold water 1 1/2 cups sugar 3/4 cup light corn syrup 1/3 cup honey 1/2 cup water 1 Tbsp vanilla extract 24oz semi-sweet chocolate Mise en place Oil 9×13 or 10×14 pan and line with plastic […]