New Cookbook: Wrapping It Up!

My dear friend and sister in the Lord, Vickilynn Haycraft, just announced that her cookbook, Wrapping It Up!, is now available for purchase. About the Book Not only can you make your own healthful tortillas at home with simple instructions and delicious recipes, but Wrapping It Up! has delivered creative uses for great-tasting fillings and […]

Creating a Workable Pantry

Many health-conscious cooks and mothers of large families often make bulk food purchases. It not only simplies shopping but often rewards the family with great savings in food costs. My family is no exception. We purchase non-perishables to last for one or two months or more. To make purchases this way requires workable pantry storage. […]

Ginger Chicken, Rice & Lentil Soup

Ginger Chicken, Rice & Lentil Soup This soup is heart-warming, healthy and delicious. Serve it on after a day spent outside in cool winter or fall weather. It makes a large quantity — great for company or for wonderfully nourishing leftovers. Even though the soup will be cooking in part all day long, it is […]

Sweet Potato Casserole

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Here’s a yummy and healthy recipe for sweet potato casserole. I made it over from a recipe I found on the internet a few years ago. Around here, I seem to only find the pale variety of sweet potatoes. If your sweet potatoes are the brighter orange variety, your sweet potato dish will be much […]

Oatmeal Pie Crust

I was really happy a couple of years ago to find this super easy whole grain pie crust recipe. No rolling required at all. Just mix the ingredients together and press it in the pie plate!

Pumpkin Pie (gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free)

Pumpkin Pie (gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free) | We love this pumpkin pie! Just because it's allergy-friendly doesn't mean it's lacking. In fact, the pumpkin and spice flavors come through so beautifully and it's not overly sweet. I do recommend a mild-flavored honey -- if yours is strong, use all maple syrup. | GNOWFGLINS.com

We love this pumpkin pie! Just because it’s allergy-friendly doesn’t mean it’s lacking. In fact, the pumpkin and spice flavors come through so beautifully and it’s not overly sweet. I do recommend a mild-flavored honey — if yours is strong, use all maple syrup. [by Wardee Harmon]

Sweet Potato Muffins

Something about it being Fall gave me a desire to try a new sort of muffin. These muffins fluff up beautifully. The taste is satisfying and heartening. They are soft and perfectly sweet (but not too sweet). Give them a try! They would be excellent made ahead for an easy Thanksgiving morning breakfast or snack. […]

Trader Joe’s Shopping List and More on Natural Food Shopping

Shopping List edited on 2-17-2011 to make it traditional food friendly — though I don’t shop much at Trader Joe’s anymore. When I go up there now, I load up on Kerrygold butter! We’re making preparations to make a Trader Joe’s trip tomorrow, possibly. We go every other month. We also visit my three friends […]