Christmas Breakfast Pretzel Candies: 3 Ingredients to Adorable!

This adorable little candy was on every holiday cookie plate my mother made when I was growing up. I always called them Christmas Breakfast candy, but I have no idea where the idea, or the recipe, actually came from. They always reminded me of little dollhouse food, a perfectly cooked egg and two slices of bacon…in miniature. When I had my own kids, I started to make this, too. They became very popular and people started looking for them. My husband looks forward to these little bites every year. They really dress up a holiday cookie plate and look so cute on a Christmas breakfast or brunch table. The best part? They have only THREE ingredients, so you can whip them up in no time.  Continue reading “Christmas Breakfast Pretzel Candies: 3 Ingredients to Adorable!” »

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10 Must-Make Fall Comfort Foods

As fall hits, we all crave warm and delicious comforting meals. Here in Colorado, our weather is very changeable, so it may be warm and sunny one day and then freezing cold the next. I love to keep ingredients on hand for some delicious meals that fill the tummy and warm the heart. As we begin the process of hunkering down for winter on the homestead, these warm meals sure do the trick! Continue reading “10 Must-Make Fall Comfort Foods” »

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Simple and Wholesome Pumpkin Muffins

I love this time of year, because when I am out and about I can find pumpkin-flavored EVERYTHING. Pumpkin is one of my favorite fall flavors. But, in our home, we use pumpkin quite a lot throughout the whole year. Pumpkin is a great source of vitamin A, fiber, and beta-carotene. I find pumpkin soothing to my stomach and easy to eat. The flavor is fantastic, and when combined with warm spices…really has such a comfy feel! I keep canned pumpkin in my cupboard, as well as fresh pumpkin puree in my freezer in the years when our pumpkin crop does well.

These simple muffins are great for breakfast or as a snack. They are also super to pop in your kid’s lunch boxes. They are light, moist, and filling. I hope you give them a try. Their simplicity is my favorite part. It takes very little time to whip these up! Continue reading “Simple and Wholesome Pumpkin Muffins” »

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