May 30, 2020

This recipe is great for using up extra sourdough starter.  As an extra bonus, it's a super quick and healthy breakfast!  There's no fermenting time involved, because there's no additional flour and the flour in the starter has already been fermented.   If you have a s...

May 7, 2020

You could call this fruit spread, jam, fruit preserves, or fruit puree, but we just call it delicious.  We use it like one would use jam, as well as to top yogurt, to stir into kefir to sweeten and flavor it, to sweeten fruit salsa, top muesli, cottage c...

February 13, 2020

My daughter could eat this 24/7.  I probably could too, especially the chocolate flavor, but I believe in eating in moderation.  Too much of something good, can be bad.  For example, too many flax seeds can mess with your hormones; too much spinach can give you kidney...

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

  • 2 Tbsp. raw cacao, or to taste

  • 2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup, or to taste

  • 1 Tbsp. nut butter, optional

  • 1 tsp. vanilla

  • 1 frozen medium bananas, sliced

  • Shredded unsweetened...

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


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