• Strawberry Rhubarb Shortbread Squares - dairy free and gluten free!
    DAIRY FREE,  FOOD,  GLUTEN FREE,  RECIPES

    Strawberry Rhubarb Shortbread Squares – Dairy Free and Gluten Free

    Last year I decided to mix two recipes I found online to create these delicious Strawberry Rhubarb Shortbread Squares. I took the shortbread portion of the recipe from here and the strawberry rhubarb portion from here and greatness ensued. I recently made the recipe again and realized I really needed to write the recipe out the way I make it because it is incredibly confusing to flip back and forth between two recipes.     The original shortbread recipe was using gluten all-purpose flour but I’ve been using our gluten free all-purpose flour to make it and it turns out divine, so you can make it either way depending what…

  • Garden Tour - Planting Our Backyard Garden Beds, The First Rhubarb Harvest of the Season Plus Composting Worms!
    GARDEN,  LIVING,  WELLNESS

    May Garden Tour – Planting Our Backyard Garden Beds, Plus Composting Worms!

    I thought it would be fun to document our garden this summer. Living in Saskatchewan we have a much later planting season than a lot of other places so we just got everything in the ground.     We aren’t doing anything crazy in the garden this year but I love documenting it and seeing the plants grow and how much the trees grow from year to year.       LINKS rhubarb syrup for soda our garden two years ago

  • Simple and Delicious Rhubarb Syrup - great for drinks and ice cream!
    FOOD,  GLUTEN FREE,  RECIPES

    Simple and Delicious Rhubarb Syrup

    I love rhubarb for a couple of reasons: it grows incredibly well, even if your husband accidentally tilled it up one spring 😉 it is the first thing that starts producing so I can use it way earlier than any other fruit and vegetable in my garden I don’t have the greenest of thumbs but rhubarb makes me feel good about my plant growing capabilities This super simple syrup is my favorite way to use my massive rhubarb harvest. I like that it can be made with fresh or frozen rhubarb so I can get the taste of summer even in the middle of our freezing winters.     This…