Pinto Bean Spread

This is a very delicious spread to smooth on toasted Four Grain Flatbreads (gluten-free), top with cheese and put under the broiler so the cheese can melt and crisp up. I’ve noticed that differing spice companies offer spices of varying potencies. The best flavor will come from quality dried spices. So please adjust these spices […]

Genius Breakfast Cereal

Note: I now make this recipe to include a soaking step to increase digestibility and reduce phytic acid. Rinse the grains, combine them in a pot with water, and add 1 tablespoon of whey, raw apple cider vinegar, or lemon juice. Cover and let soak for at least 7 hours or overnight. After the soaking, […]

Red Palm Oil Popcorn

C. is the big popcorn lover in our family. All of us love it, but he loves it best. I surprised him with it on Saturday night, for our movie night. We watched North and South, based on the novel of the same name by Elizabeth Gaskell, who also wrote Wives and Daughters, which was […]

Chocolate-Dipped Almond Biscotti

Here’s one of the baked goods I took in to the bookstore yesterday. They turned out beautifully. I’m kicking myself right now for not taking a picture, but now you know how crazy the last week has been. The original recipe called for unrefined sugar, eggs, and adding the chocolate chips into the dough. Instead […]