Dark Chocolate Frosting — Dairy-Free

DARK CHOCOLATE FROSTING Dairy-free Makes about 3/4 cup 1/3 cup cream (from a can of unsweetened coconut milk — not light) 1/3 cup raw honey 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract (optional) Mix all ingredients until smooth. For a thinner glaze, add unsweetened almond milk or unsweetened coconut milk […]

Peppermint Pattie Coconut Bark (and Almond Joy version)

This is a frozen coconut “candy” – but a candy that I eat before every meal! (At the time of this update 10/29/2009.) In the book “Eat Fat, Lose Fat,” by Sally Fallon and Mary Enig, the authors note that unrefined, virgin coconut oil provides “vital nourishment to every cell in your body…” but it also helps one feel satisfied, decreasing cravings and persistent hunger.

Our Journey to GNOWFGLINS

I will share the story, but first I would like to say that some of what I write here is my opinion. I don’t know, and I don’t claim to know, the extent to which food, genetics, and/or the environment can cause or heal diseases. I will share some of our speculations and also some […]

Sprout Log and Sprout Pricing

Many of you know that we have been growing and eating a significant amount of sprouts. Except for shredded carrots, shredded goat cheese, and rice cake crumbles (used as croutons), our salads for the last three months have been exclusively composed of home-grown sprouts. I have been growing these sprouts: lentil; mung bean; radish; and […]

Chicken Meatballs & Wild Rice Soup

Sylvia’s Chicken Noodle Soup was a hit for our dinner last night! The meatballs are out of this world yummy. We will have this meal again and again. My procedure was to take frozen chicken stock and get it simmering. Then I added diced onions, the soup spices, and 3 cups of wild rice to […]