(photo credit: Jesse Egan) It is once again canning season, and I’m so happy to see it come around again! This year, our plans include canning strawberries, peaches, cherries, and apples, with the possibility of adding blueberries into the mix. Last summer we got a crate of peaches from Tree-Ripe and made peach jam, among […]
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This week, Dairy-Free State turned 2 years old. It’s been a fun couple of years and I’m looking forward to many more with much more growth on the horizon. In 2014, my site received over 16,000 visits and almost 22,000 pageviews. Visitors almost doubled from 2013. I’m hoping to continue this growth into 2015, and […]
Long time, no post! It’s been a while since my last entry, but with a performance ending and the semester winding down, my time has opened up a bit. I can see the end of my first semester back at school, and Thanksgiving break is right around the corner. I’ve learned so much but I’ve […]
That bread better be whole-grain. If it isn’t, I can’t eat it this week. For our week 8, the mini-challenge is to only eat 100% whole grains. Once again, I think this is going to be a pretty easy week. We eat sprouted bread every day, but I think I’ll even investigate that to make […]
Hello, any loyal readers this humble little blog has! I’m so sorry for the recent “off the air” time you’ve experienced. Trust me, it’s all for good reason. I recently started back at school and have been getting the hang of the “having it all” kind of life. Turns out, school is pretty demanding.
This past week, we took on the challenge of drinking only real beverages for the week – this meant only coffee, tea, water, one glass of juice and the occasional wine.The challenge definitely went better for me than it did for my fiance.
Last week, we were tasked with eating local meat, which was admittedly easier for me than it was for my fiance. We had just one slip-up, and it involved free food we didn’t want to reject. Outside of that, all meat we ate was local. I noticed we ate more vegetables as a result, which […]