May 14, 2019

This recipe is nice for variety.  It's a welcome change from the typical rolled oats used in granola.  Go ahead and substitute other nuts in place of the seeds, if desired.  

Quinoa Breakfast Crunch

February 13, 2019

We use to call these Pioneer Pancakes.  Some people call them puff pancakes, German Pancakes, Dutch Babies etc.  Whatever you call them, they're delicious.  Growing up we made them with refined white flour, but here's a healthier whole grain version.  You can also make...

July 24, 2018

We love these hearty whole grain muffins warm out of the oven with a slather of raw butter.  They're quick to make and quick to clean up.  They disappear quickly too.  My family gobbles up a dozen about as soon as they come out of the oven.  I like to pour the plain ba...

July 12, 2018

Chocolate Banana Smoothie

  • 1 cup raw milk

  • 1 cup spinach, optional

  • 3 Tbsp. raw cacao, or to taste

  • 3 Tbsp. pure maple syrup, or to taste

  • 2 Tbsp. nut butter, optional

  • 1 tsp. vanilla

  • 1-2 frozen medium bananas, sliced

  • Shredded unsweetene...

January 17, 2018

Shakshuka is a popular dish in parts of the Middle East and North Africa.  It's gaining popularity in the West, for good reason; it's delicious and easy to pull together.  It's common for breakfast, but makes a lovely simple dinner dish as well.  The word Shashuka migh...

December 27, 2017

Scrambled Eggs

  • 4 eggs

  • 2 Tbsp. cold water

  • Salt, to taste

1.  Heat a small skillet to medium-high heat.

2.  Melt a bit of chicken fat, or another heathy fat in the pan.  

3.  Add eggs, salt to taste and stir quickly and constantly with a rubbe...

November 29, 2017

This is one of our favorite ways to use kefir, or raw yogurt.  It's a kid friendly way to ensure your family consumes probiotic food.  This produces a thick smoothie that's suitable for a smoothie bowl, if served right away.  It will keep in the fridge for


October 5, 2017

​I would take this maple whipped cream any day over whipped cream made with refined sugar.  It has so much delicious flavor!  It tends to be a little softer than commercial whipped cream, due to the liquid maple syrup, and it doesn't contain any stabilizers.  Who wants...

September 14, 2017

My daughter Abigail likes to make applesauce with me, so we named this Abigail's Applesauce.  Our family loves applesauce, especially this applesauce.  People generally think of applesauce as a fall food, but I like to make it year round.  In fact, the apples that you...

August 3, 2017

I am endlessly experimenting with granola.  This is my latest version.  It's yummy on top of yogurt, a smoothie bowl, or hot cereal.  It's also great on salads, as a snack, or ice cream.  Enjoy! 


  • 4 cups mixed nu...

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