Attempting Whole Wheat Farina

I took my own advice and ground up all my flours for the week’s baking last night. I even measured out the flour and yeast for two batches of bread so all that was needed this morning was to pour the warm water in and let the sponge begin. The dough is on its first […]

Planning Ahead for Hassle-Free Healthy Cooking

Updated: 4/12/2010 Anyone who looks into providing more healthy foods for their family to eat quickly realizes that they must do more cooking from scratch, which requires more time in the kitchen. Sure, there are more healthy versions of convenience foods available, but those are typically more expensive. Now we’re back to having to spend […]

Spanish Rice

2 cups brown basmati or jasmine rice 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons onion powder 1 teaspoon thyme 1 teaspoon oregano 2 teaspoons sea salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 6 tablespoons tomato paste plus enough water to make 4-1/4 cups Put rice, olive oil and all spices in a 4 quart pot. Combine […]

Baked Burritos

We had lots of taco fixings leftover from having guests on Sunday. For Monday’s dinner and lunch, we had baked burritos. Perhaps you know about them already, but for us, we have just discovered them and love them! I’m planning to have a tray of them ready for A. to pop in the oven next […]