Tiffany’s Gluten Free Bread

I made Tiffany’s Gluten Free Bread on Friday. It is the best gluten-free bread we’ve had. It was lighter, fluffier and better tasting than any others. We love the corn flavor and the texture was soft and chewy. I’d recommend that you check it out! The recipe calls for 2 eggs. Since we can’t do […]

Blackberry-Plum-Banana Smoothie

We had a hankering for fruit smoothies this weekend. I got out the local, organic Santa Rosa plums and local blackberries from what I froze last summer. They joined two bananas in the Vita-Mix for a delicious blended treat. Blackberry-Plum-Banana Smoothie 2 bananas, ripe 2-1/2 cups frozen plums 2-1/2 cups frozen blackberries 2 tablespoons raw […]

Hot Cocoa — Dairy-Free, Honey Sweetened

6 cups unsweetened almond milk, strained — or coconut milk, or raw milk (not dairy free) 1/4 to 1/2 cup raw honey 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon almond extract (optional) — OR — 1/2 teaspoon mint extract (optional) Whisk all ingredients together in a saucepot. Over medium heat and while stirring, […]

Great Northern Bean Stew

Great Northern Bean Stew 1 to 2 pounds grass-fed ground beef 2 small red onions, diced 4 cups Great Northern beans, cooked 4 to 6 cups clean water 1 6-ounce can tomato paste 2 to 3 teaspoons sea salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon dried oregano […]

Homemade Chocolate Chunks

Here are chocolate chunks that I made using honey as the sweetener. These are not overly sweet either. One could reduce the coconut oil and increase the honey to increase the overall sweetening. 1/3 cup plus 1 teaspoon coconut oil 2/3 cup raw honey (or agave, though not recommended) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon […]

Apple-Sweet Potato-Pumpkin Muffins: Date Sweetened, Gluten-Free, Egg-Free, Dairy-Free

These muffins are sweetened with date sugar and applesauce. This makes a BIG batch — can easily be halved. I like to make it big because then I’ve got plenty to put in the freezer. I usually mix up my muffins sizes, too. This recipe usually yields about 12 Texas-sized muffins and 18 regular sized […]

Chicken Ginger Soup

Yesterday, I boiled a chicken with ginger in the water to make a delicious ginger chicken stock. After the chicken was cooked, I took it out and added brown basmati rice to the water. Then when that was done, I took the meat from the chicken and added it back in. During the day, I […]