Category Archives: Filling the pantry

Spiced apple jelly & canned apple pie filling – two in one recipe

One of my biggest pet peeves are recipes for canning that leave you with jars of beautiful preserve and – lots of “garbage”.Whenever I read “peel, discard peels” or “strain, discard pulp” I think: “Wait a minute, that is good … Continue reading

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Brown sugar plum compote – Canning recipe

A few weeks ago I found marvellous looking plums at Sprouts, Empress plums to be more specific. In German we call them “Zwetschge” (funny word, right?), and the Zwetschge season is a feast every year, we even have fairs just … Continue reading

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Frozen Green Smoothie Packs  –  take some hassle out of busy mornings! 

I love smoothies. It is the best way for us to get some vital nutrients in – we are not quite the “make a fruit platter and dig right in” type of people! But smoothies? Refreshing and delicious, packed with … Continue reading

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