Cinnamon Honey Applesauce

Nothing signals the beginning of fall quite like apple season. The kids and I recently took a trip to a local, organic apple orchard with a friend and her daughter.  They loved the experience of picking (and eating) apples straight from the tree. There was definitely some donuts and cider involved as well! It was such a fun afternoon spent… Read More

Instant Pot Tomato Basil Soup

Using Freshly Picked Garden Tomatoes If you are a seasoned gardener, you may be used to having an abundance of tomatoes this time of year. I have tried many different recipes over the years using freshly picked garden tomatoes, but I always come back to this classic soup recipe. It is so simple and uses only whole ingredients, most of… Read More

Vanilla Cream Einkorn Scones

If you are craving something slightly sweet for breakfast or an afternoon snack, these buttery scones are for you! Quick and simple to make, these einkorn scones with vanilla glaze are sure to impress. They are perfect for any occasion! You can take these along to a get-together or just enjoy them at home with your family.      … Read More

Banana Chocolate Chip Einkorn Muffins

As a mom of young children, it seems like they are always hungry! It’s hard keeping up with their growing appetites!I began making muffins each week in order to stay away from giving them processed snacks. If I don’t plan ahead, I tend to grab whatever is available and it’s not usually a healthy choice.  I love making these muffins… Read More

Coconut Milk Latte

  Life has been busy lately. Between working part-time, taking care of three young children, trying to sell our house, and keeping up with day-to-day tasks, I find myself completely exhausted some days. By mid-afternoon I am usually in serious need of a pick-me up. I typically just brew a quick cup of coffee but lately I have been wanting… Read More

Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate chip cookies are my ultimate weakness. I love anything containing chocolate chips and have been known to sneak a handful (or two!) straight from the bag every now and then. Unfortunately most of the recipes I have used in the past are loaded with processed sugar, white flour, and overall unhealthy ingredients. Eating cookies like… Read More

The Best Homemade Alfredo Sauce

(quick, easy and gluten- free) Who doesn’t love comfort food? If you are looking for a low-fat, low-calorie sauce, this may not be the one for you. We are all about whole foods here at These Lovely Acres, which includes full-fat dairy. You will find that, in moderation, eating this way will not make you gain weight. There is a myth… Read More