Rachel VanDuzer

Rachel VanDuzer

Mini French Apple Tarts

You’ve probably heard of pineapple upside down cake, but have you heard of upside down apple pie? The French make a truly delicious caramelized apple pie called Tarte Tatin which is baked and then inverted. Once it’s upside down, the…

10 Cool Apple Facts

I can still remember the crisp, tart taste of a freshly picked Stayman Winesap apple that I picked with my mom and a few friends when I was a child. Back in “those” bygone days, we used to come to…

5 Minute Apple Crisp

Ever have craving for apple crisp, but you don’t have the time to bake a whole one? Or perhaps you want a single serving apple crisp and are searching for a quick dessert for one option. Enter: 5-Minute Apple Crisp.…

Nature-Based Unit Studies

Last year, I set out on my first attempt at homeschooling my son for kindergarten. I had been homeschooled my entire life, so I at least had some good models of what homeschooling can look like in my mind, but…

Pear Matcha Smoothie

If you’re looking for an afternoon pick-me-up without refined sugar, a pear matcha smoothie is just the thing! It’s also the perfect shamrock-inspired drink that is totally healthy but still festive for St. Patty’s Day! Matcha is finely ground green…