Blueberry Granola

I love the crunchy goodness of granola with Greek yogurt…and this special recipe uses up some of our blueberries too!

Recipe:

1 c. butter melted

1 c. brown sugar

1/4 c. water

1 T vanilla

6 c. old fashioned oats

2 c. shredded coconut

2 c. chopped almonds

1 c. pumpkin seeds

1 T. cinnamon

mix all together, spread on baking sheet, bake at 250 for an hour or until dry, stirring every 15 minutes.

I added dried blueberries on the last 15 minutes.

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It’s the little things

Way to go girls… our first egg!

Starting off on a farm is hard work! I am sure I put in two miles a day just watering and feeding pets and gardens! There are days that I fall into bed after a full day of work and chores and wonder about taking on this amount of work in our fifties. But there are so many little things that make it so worth it.

The quiet as we just sit and enjoy the gorgeous sunset, the peace of walking the puppy along the property to learn his space, the satisfaction of cooking with berries and veggies right from your own yard. The muscles that are refinding themselves after schlepping 40 pound bags of feed, hauling hay and wrestling naughty goats back into their pens.

Everyday, when the goats and chickens follow me around like toddlers yelling, “Mom, mom, mom” with their bleating and clucks, it makes me smile. And today, we found our first egg! It’s exciting to see progress. So far that egg cost about $600+ but I’m sure the cost balance will even out over time. None the less, we know that those chickens are eating organic, non-GMO feed so the eggs will be pure and good for our health!

I love life on the farm. Come visit anytime you need a little more peace..there is nothing like a dose of fresh air and an animal snuggle to heal ya! ❤❤❤