Sharing Saturday: Vitality Oils Save the Day!

I was really in a bind on Thursday morning when I discovered that I had no cinnamon!  Oops!  How do I make pumpkin pie of any sort without cinnamon?  Well… Thieves Vitality essential oil, of course!  Here is my new favorite pumpkin pie: Pumpkin Cheesecake Eggnog Pie 2, 9″ uncooked gf pie shells, pierced onContinue reading “Sharing Saturday: Vitality Oils Save the Day!”

Easy as Pie Filling: Apple, Raspberry, & Peach

I have wanted to make pie for quite a while now, but when you’re staying in a homeless shelter, well, it can be a challenge. I had some apples from the trees in the back. I then bought raspberries. I found a can of peaches in fruit juice in my canned goods and I wasContinue reading “Easy as Pie Filling: Apple, Raspberry, & Peach”

Never Just a Cake Mix

Today I decided to use up some of last Summer’s homemade peach jam. But what to do with it? I have, on occasion, used baking mixes. Mostly they are a base for something tasty. That was the case today. I don’t exactly have my own kitchen right now, so I have to borrow one toContinue reading “Never Just a Cake Mix”

Three Cheers for Cherry Pie Filling

Ever wanted to make your own pie filling, but not sure where to start? Well, never fear; your recipe is here! I started making my own pie filling when I got tired of the sicky-sweet canned pie filling that was available in the stores. Cherry was especially problematic. I like tart cherries. So, if youContinue reading “Three Cheers for Cherry Pie Filling”

To Have or Have Not – Pie Crust

This last few weeks I have been giving a lot of thought to pie. Well, more accurately, pie crust. Do you ever find your mind straying to pie crust? Well, mine did! The problem with pie crust is finding a good gluten free recipe for one. Yes, I am aware that the stores sell pre-madeContinue reading “To Have or Have Not – Pie Crust”

Blueberry-Rhubarb Tartlets

I will be completely honest. Today was not my best day. I had too much on my plate, as usual, not to mention people judging me. So, I decided to treat you to a treat I made for an honors ceremony for child #4’s school. They are delicious! Make the pie filling: 6 cups frozenContinue reading “Blueberry-Rhubarb Tartlets”