Author Archives: Donna Miller

About Donna Miller

Donna Miller is a believer and follower of The Risen Messiah, the wife of 30 years to the love of her life Joseph, and the mother of three, amazing home-school graduates. She’s now been further blessed, as her family has grown with the additions of a daughter-in-law and a new son-in-law.

The Millers are the owners of Millers Grain House, the founders of PREPARE Magazine and the Organizers of the WNC Preparedness Group in Asheville, NC.

Donna is the hostess of the three popular internet radio podcasts: “Surviving on Shoestrings”, “The Back to Basics Kitchen” and “Your Preparation Station” found on Blog Talk Radio, Stitcher and iTunes. She also hosts a popular YouTube Channel that she hopes will help encourage others to enJOY playing with healthy food and saving money.

Donna is a sought-after speaker and trainer, a published author and a freelance writer for multiple blog and recipe sites. She teaches local classes & ladies retreats and also travels to teach hands-on lost skills to others.

Donna’s deepest desire through all of these endeavors is that God be Glorified as she shares. Her mission is to help “prepare you and your kitchen with tools, tips, skills and encouragement.”

Chocolate Vegan ‘Everything’ Cookies

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0 I am bad about throwing the ‘kitchen sink’ into a lot of my recipes, but this one really lends itself to some fun mixtures of textures and odd selection of mix-ins.   I hope you will enJOY these Chocolate Vegan … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Fruit Cake

+2 Fruit Cake gets a bad reputation as a door stop or something that you try to pass off as a gag gift, but I for one like Fruit Cake.  Especially when I can control the contents. 🙂   Ingredients … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat, Peppermint Sugar Cookies

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0 I’m going to admit that the look wasn’t really what I was going for – but the taste sure is!  So if you get a better looking cookie than I do – I’d love to see it! 🙂 Ingredients: … Continue reading

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No Knead, Whole Wheat, Cranberry Cloverleaf Rolls

No Knead Cranberry Cloverleaf Rolls

0   Tasty and Tangy these No Knead, Whole Wheat Cranberry Cloverleaf Rolls add a pop color and flavor to any table.  It is my hope that you enJOY the ease of making them as well as eating them!  By … Continue reading

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Whole Grain Breakfast Cookies

+4 Apology:  Sadly, I don’t have step by step pictures of these awesome cookies because, well 1. There were a lot of steps and I wasn’t sure it was going to work out and 2. The finished product was absconded … Continue reading

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Corn Meal Dipping Sticks

Corn Meal Dipping Sticks

+3 These are best if baked low and slow and allowed to get crispy and crunchy. They are a dry, crispy stick ideal for dipping into an olive oil sauce or marinara sauce. First break out your WonderMill and your WonderMix to make … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Peach Poppers

Whole Wheat Peachy Poppers

+4 Where this recipe came from, I have no real idea.  I looked in my fridge and saw about 3 slices of peaches from a can and a quart of frozen peaches in my freezer and thought….”Well, sure, I could … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Rosemary Bread (Vegan)

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+30 If you are enamored with the bread that is served at Romano’s Macaroni Grill – but don’t like the white, processed flour that it’s made with – then you are in for a whole wheat treat! 🙂 Whole Wheat … Continue reading

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Mini-Pumpkin Bundt Cakes (Vegan, Whole Wheat)

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Mini-Bunt Cakes Vegan

+31 Ingredients: 1/2 Cup Nut or Coconut Milk 1/2 Cup Water 1/4 Cup Melted Coconut Oil 1/2 Cup Honey (not always a vegan option) or Evaporated Cane Crystals 1 TBS Ground Flax Seed 1 Cup Freshly Milled Hard White Wheat 1 … Continue reading

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Nutty Indian Pudding Anadama Bread

Nutty Indian Pudding Anadama Bread

+29   Well to be honest, this recipe was a happy accident.  I wanted something more substantial than Indian Pudding on this fall day, but something with a bit of a deep warmth and staple feeling to it.   So … Continue reading

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