Carob-Coconut Pancakes

Revised on 6/13/06 Carob-Coconut Pancakes 2 cups soft wheat berries, ground (or about 2-1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour) 2 cups rolled oats, ground (or about 2-1/2 cups oat flour) 1 tablespoon aluminum-free baking powder 1/2 teaspoon sea salt (optional) 1/2 cup raw carob powder 1/8 teaspoon stevia powder 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 4 […]

Garden Lentil Patties

Garden Lentil Patties modified from "The Guilt-Free Gourmet" new revised version 1 cup dry lentils, soaked in 2 cups water with 1 tablespoon of raw apple cider vinegar, plus additional water for cooking 1 cup carrots, shredded or finely diced 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 cup bell pepper or zucchini, finely diced 1 cup […]

Creamy Beef & Broccoli over Rice

Creamy Beef & Broccoli over Rice 2 cups brown basmati or jasmine rice 4 cups water 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 2 pounds grass-fed ground beef 1 onion, diced 1 pound fresh or frozen broccoli florets and trimmed stems 1 14-ounce can coconut milk 14 ounces water (use the coconut milk can) 1/4 cup […]

Muesli

Muesli is our warm weather breakfast. It soaks overnight and is ready to spoon into bowls in the morning — an almost effortless and delicious breakfast ready to go. Muesli serves 6 4 cups rolled oats (certified gluten-free if desired) 2 cups apple juice 2 1/2 cups filtered water 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon […]

Cooking Dry Beans

Cooking Dry Beans | Don't be scared of beans, or even dry beans! Once you discover how easily you can cook and prepare them, how delicious and digestible they are when prepared well, and how much money you save starting with dry beans, you won't go back to canned. Beans are a source of high quality, inexpensive nourishment. They offer minerals, B vitamins, essential fatty acids, and soluble and insoluble fiber. But as wonderful as they are, poorly prepared beans can produce undesirable results in polite society. Proper preparation is key, and here's how. | GNOWFGLINS.com

Don’t be scared of beans, or even dry beans! Once you discover how easily you can cook and prepare them, how delicious and digestible they are when prepared well, and how much money you save starting with dry beans, you won’t go back to canned. Beans are a source of high quality, inexpensive nourishment. They offer minerals, B vitamins, essential fatty acids, and soluble and insoluble fiber. But as wonderful as they are, poorly prepared beans can produce undesirable results in polite society. Proper preparation is key, and here’s how. [by Wardee Harmon]

Alfalfa Sprouts

This is my second batch of alfalfa sprouts using the Sproutmaster Sprouting Tray. It is turning out much better than the first. The difference is that I used too many seeds the first time around. I followed the directions but from now on, I’ll use half the amount recommended because it definitely made a difference. […]