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Keeping Chickens: A Beginners Guide!

Raising chickens is by far one of the easiest and most inexpensive hobbies one could acquire. In doing so, you would be providing a long lasting benefit of bug eaters, compost producers and edible eggs. (Or as my boys tactfully say- fresh butt nuggets AKA eggs.) Rasining chickens is a great way for the whole family to begin homesteading and/or…

Ultimate French Toast Recipe

Egg Recipe #10 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Ultimate French Toast Recipe ~In a round baking pan beat 6 eggs. Add 5 Tablespoons of whole milk. Blend with fork. ~Gently add a splash of vanilla extract and a couple drops of almond extract. Mix. ~Top off your batter with 1/2 tsp of cinnamon. (I only…

Garden in the Winter

Although gardening in the “frozen tundra” appears to be impossible, especially since there are no signs of end at this current time. Extending our growing season this year by transplanting some garden produce plants into buckets, allowed us to pick fresh peppers and tomatoes up through Christmas. It was such a nice treat to add to our sprouts, greens and…

Twice Baked Breakfast Potatoes Recipe

Egg Recipe #9 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Twice Baked Breakfast Potato Recipe ~Gather: 4 Baking potatoes, 8 eggs, 8 strips of cooked bacon, cheddar cheese, butter, cream, salt & pepper **Optional sour cream and chives ~Preheat oven to 400 degrees. ~Bake (4) Russet Potatoes until tender. (40-45 minutes) ~Remove potatoes from the oven. Cool.…

Mexican Breakfast Taco with Chorizo

Egg Recipe #8 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Mexican Breakfast Taco with Chorizo Recipe ~Heat iron skillet and fry 1/2 lb of Chorizo sausage until thoroughly cooked and browned. ~Drain grease, and reheat pan adding 2 Tablespoons of olive oil. ~Dice (3) large Yukon gold potatoes and add them to your skillet. ~Cook for about…

Overnight Apple Pie French Toast Recipe

Egg Recipe #7 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Overnight Apple Pie French Toast Recipe THE NIGHT BEFORE Plop ingredients in. Mix. Bake. Eat! A great recipe that kids love, no fuss kitchen mess, from fridge to oven early in the morning, ready and delicious in minutes. ~Start with 1 loaf of bread. (I use a…

Biscuits & Gravy Bake (with eggs)

Egg Recipe #6 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Biscuits & Gravy Bake (with eggs) Recipe ~Grease a 9 X 13 pan and preheat oven to 350 degrees ~Cut a 1 package of Grands Buttermilk “pop” biscuits into 1 inch pieces and place in the bottom of the greased pan. ~Brown 1 pound of breakfast sausage…

Free Editable Calendar (Along with a free 6 week menu rotation)

Planning is a drag to some. At times it’s not my favorite, but I do love to be organized! Here is one of the templates I have for organizing menus, along with an example or a (6) week adult/children’s menu. (Preschool) Feel free to download both and cut/paste for personal use only please! I have 5 more FREE lunch &…

Hashbrown Breakfast Bake in Minutes

Egg Recipe #5 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Hashbrown Breakfast Bake in Minutes Recipe ~Spray a 9 X 13 pan and preheat oven to 400 degrees ~NEXT, in a large bowl beat 8 eggs. ~Add 4 Cups of frozen hash browns to your eggs. ~Next dice 1 onion and add to your bowl with up…