The Excitement is Mounting!

The Hennick Homestead is coming right along!  Amazing progress has been made in the past 2 months and we are almost ready to move in.  This post is going to be picture heavy with explanations of what you are seeing.  I certainly hope to update this blog more often now that progress is being made... Continue Reading →

Oyster Mushroom Poboy

If you are from New Orleans or have ever visited you know what a poboy is, and this one is delicious!  A trip to the Covington Farmers Market yesterday yielded some beautiful organically grown oyster mushrooms from GF Farms in Franklinton.  Nathan immediately thought of making oyster mushroom poboys for our Sunday lunch, and boy... Continue Reading →

Homemade Dijon Mustard

Dijon mustard is usually a staple in our kitchen.  So many recipes call for a teaspoon or two of dijon and of course it is delicious added to a sandwich.  As Nathan and I continue on our journey of trying to eat as healthily as possible by making and growing as much of our own... Continue Reading →

Homemade Vegan “Tuna” Salad

Many times Nathan and I find ourselves looking for easy options to make ahead of time to take to work for lunch.  Of course, we eat salads and other sandwiches made with vegan meat substitutes.  Then one day Nathan came across this vegan "Tuna" salad recipe and edited it a little for our tastes and... Continue Reading →

Homemade Vegan Spicy Mustard

As condiments go, spicy mustard is one of my favorites.  Mustard is a great ingredient in so many recipes and this spicy mustard is delicious no a sandwich, with Chinese food, or as an ingredient in other recipes like potato salad (as long as you want it to be SPICY. Many mustard recipes calls for... Continue Reading →

Homemade Bar-b-cue Sauce

If you're like me, when I went vegetarian and as I move toward being mostly vegan one taste I typically crave is a very smoky bar-b-cue flavor.  One of my fondest memories of my dad is when we could have family cookouts and he and I would make the bar-b-cue sauce.  This is my recipe... Continue Reading →

Homemade Automatic Dishwasher Soap

We experiment a lot with different ways to make commonly used household items more cost effectively, more green & environmentally friendly.  Automatic dishwasher detergent is one of the successful and one of the easier things we have tried.  One of the key ingredients to this detergent is our own homemade coconut oil based soap (recipe... Continue Reading →

A bit about Gratitude and Love

Many times, either via Twitter or Facebook you will notice that I post inspirational and uplifting posts about Gratitude among other positively charged thoughts or comments.  Of course, I post these inspirational things for those who follow me on social media, but I post them even more as reminders for myself.  You see, though I... Continue Reading →

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