Thai chicken pizza (Paleo-ish)

Pizza dough 1 c almond flour 1 c brown rice flour 1 c tapioca flour 1 egg 1 c water Sauce 2 garlic cloves 1-2 inch ginger 5 T peanut butter 2 T honey 2 T vinegar 1 T soy Toppings cooked chicken, cubed 1/4 c shredded carrots 1/4 c bean sprouts several handfuls of […]

Little Isabelle’s Carrot Pudding

This recipe is adapted from The Giant Carrot by Jan Peck. 1 cup grated carrots 1/2 cup milk 2 eggs 1/2 t nutmeg 1/2 t cinnamon 2 T butter, melted 1/4 cup honey 4 slices of raisin bread, cubed (Ezekial Bread) 1/4 cup nuts, chopped (optional) Combine all ingredients (except bread and nuts) until smooth.  […]

Gluten-free peanut butter muffins

Recipe adapted from 5 Ingredient Blender Muffins. 1/2 c peanut butter 1 banana 1 egg 2 T honey 1/4 c tapioca flour Combine all ingredients until smooth.  Fill muffin cup with batter and bake 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes.  

Monarch Love

We adore visiting the local butterfly garden and observing these fascinating creatures. There were at least 11 caterpillars in all stages on one milkweed plant. Milkweed is the host plant for caterpillars.  Monarch butterflies need these to survive.   Monarch chrysalides are green and will change to brown, yellow and orange when ready to emerge. […]

Grow green onions from kitchen scraps!

Composting kitchen scraps is good for the earth.  But regrowing fruits and vegetables from kitchen scraps – now that’s ultimate recycling!  Plus it’s good for your wallet.  Here’s how to regrow green onions, and now you will always have fresh scallions for your favorite recipes. 1. Wash green onions and line up the ends. 2.  […]

Homemade spinach pasta (gluten-free, vegan)

First time making homemade pasta today.  I have been wanting to make my own noodles with vegetables already incorporated in the pasta.  Why you may ask?  Because my little girl is still developing her taste buds and does not yet enjoy the texture of greens. Many pasta recipes I found called for couple eggs with […]

Country Composting

We had an extended family trip to a rural country house.  One of the best things about living in the country is composting directly into the land. For those of you that live in the country and don’t want to commit to having a composter, you can bury your food waste so that it can […]

Coconut Cereal (gluten-free)

This cereal is wheat free, gluten free and totally delicious!  It’s my interpretation of Slow Toasted Flakes Cereal, which was out of stock at the time.  3 ingredients – easy peasy! Ingredients 2 cups unsweetened coconut chips 1 cup milk of choice 1/2 cup fruit of choice, washed and sliced Directions In a large skillet over […]

Rosemary and crème fraîche roasted chicken

I was looking for whipped cream cheese without any stabilizers (carob bean and guar gum).  No dice there, but I discovered crème fraîche, which contains just “cultured grade A pasturized cream.”  So I decided to experiment with it.   I thought about making dessert with it, but out of necessity, I used it to make dinner.  […]

Bartholomew and the Oobleck

In the story Bartholomew and the Oobleck, by Dr. Seuss, King Derwin got angry at the sky.  He growled at the sunshine, rain, fog and snow.  He wanted something new to come down.  Bartholomew tried to reason with the King, that he can rule the land and people, but even kings can’t rule the sky. […]