Cooking 3 Meals from 1 Whole Chicken

Hi y’all! Greetings from the farm! We moved to our little piece of paradise in the country back in 2016. We had been dreaming of a quiet little property, surrounded in trees and the possibility of planting a HUGE garden and having some farm animals. We found that little patch of land – a home…

My Meal Planning Tips for Busy Moms

As a pharmacist I have seen a lot of chronic disease over my career. One of the things a value the most is the health of my family. I am HUGELY committed to creating wholesome, healthy meals at home for my family. The biggest way that I am able to cook real food at home,…

Sausage Tortellini Soup

“When are you making my favorite soup Mom?” Greyson Bartman Ingredients: 12 to 16 ounces sausage – rosemary garlic or mild Italian or sausage of your choice 1 medium onion, diced 1 medium bell pepper, diced 1 can diced tomatoes, 796 mL 2 cans water 2 cups chicken broth, saved from whole chicken 2 tbsp…

Instant Pot Pork Spare Ribs

Ingredients: 2 to 3 lbs pork spare ribs, thawed your favorite seasoning or rub – we used LF pork & chicken spice 1 cup apple juice 1 to 2 cups LF homemade barbecue sauce or your favorite pre-made barbecue sauce Instructions: Cut pork spare ribs into individual rib pieces. Use spice rub and generously rub…

Homemade Spicy Barbecue Sauce

Ingredients: 1 cup apple juice 398 ml jar tomato sauce 1/4 cup honey 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp pepper 1 tbsp garlic powder 1 tbsp onion powder 1 tsp celery salt 1 tsp coriander Instructions: Mix ingredients in a medium sized sauce pan. Heat over medium high heat until starts to bubble. Turn…

Chicken Bacon Avocado Quesadillas

Ingredients: flour tortillas x 10 1 cup of your favorite barbecue sauce 4 to 5 lb whole roasting chicken, seasoned, cooked and shredded 1/2 to 1 lb bacon, cooked 2 cups grated cheddar cheese 3 avocados, diced 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, diced (optional) 2 green onions, diced (optional) Instructions: Cook whole chicken in the slow…

Top 5 Reasons to Cook at Home

Hi y’all! I am a self-proclaimed home chef and love to create delicious meals in my farm kitchen! There’s nothing better than sitting down at the kitchen table with my family at the end of a hard day’s work and sharing a delicious meal! If you love cooking at home, you’ll completely resonate with me….