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Gluten-Free Crepes/ Tortillas

I am limiting gluten right now and experimenting w/ gluten free recipes.  I have made this tortilla recipe twice now and absolutely love it!  Mexican food is my favorite, so I have to have a really good gluten free tortilla recipe now.  This one hits the jackpot for me. Here is my version and they turned out awesome! Tortilla Recipe/ Crepes (plain)- makes 8-10 1/2 cup [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:34+00:00 September 23rd, 2012|Recipes|0 Comments

Rice and Carrot Casserole

Last night I made dinner for my brother and his wife (who is 38 weeks pregnant!) and their 2 boys.  I love the Nourishing Traditions Cookbook and cook from it often.  It is an amazing resource packed with knowledge about proper food preparation, digestion, and detailed recipes.  It is my favorite cookbook.  When I am cooking with it I feel like I am cooking with [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:34+00:00 September 15th, 2012|Recipes|1 Comment

Homemade Mayonnaise

My boys love homemade chicken salad.  I usually pack my 4 year old chicken salad for lunch.  He loves shredded chicken, diced apples, and homemade mayonnaise all mixed together.  A nutritious mayonnaise adds enzymes, nutrients, and probiotics to your meal.  Not such a bad condiment after all! I have tried a few and this one is my favorite.  This recipe is from The Healthy Home [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:34+00:00 September 13th, 2012|Beyond Organic, Cultured Whey, Dressings, Recipes, Suero VIv|0 Comments

Quinoa Chocolate/Peanut Butter Cookies

I found a great cookie recipe with Quinoa as the main ingredient (from pinterest).  I was a little surprised at first, but so excited to try.  These cookies turned out great.  These cookies are not too sweet, but have more of a granola bar type flavor.  I still really enjoyed them and my boys liked them too.  Just the perfect amount of sweetness and good [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:34+00:00 September 6th, 2012|Nutrition, Recipes, Uncategorized|3 Comments

Benefits of Sauerkraut

What are the benefits of sauerkraut?  There are so many health benefits.  I have been eating a lot of sauerkraut this summer.  I am not sure why I am craving so much sauerkraut, but health experts believe that as your body (and gut) heals itself...even your cravings become healthier.  This must be the case with me.  My "bad" (unhealthy) cravings have almost disappeared these last [...]

Three cup chicken over rice

My husband lived in Taiwan for 2 years and he loves homemade asian food.  This Taiwanese dish looks, sounds, and tastes amazing.   This recipe originates from here. The recipe is simple and easy.  The 'three cup' title refers to the equal ratio of the three principal ingredients: sesame oil, soy sauce, and rice wine.  You can tone down the sesame oil slightly to make a [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:34+00:00 June 24th, 2012|Recipes|0 Comments

Nanny’s Hamburger Rice

My grandmother was healthy and very frugal.  She was a great cook.  Here is one of her favorite recipes.  It is simple and tasty.  Great for kids. Ingredients: 1/2 lb grassfed hamburger 1 14 ounce can organic stewed tomatoes 1/2 green pepper diced 1/2 onion diced 1-2 carrots finely shredded shredded cheese 1 1/2 - 2 cups cooked rice Directions: 1. Fry hamburger with green [...]

By | 2013-07-03T05:25:34+00:00 June 21st, 2012|Recipes|0 Comments

How to make Water Kefir

Do you want to learn how to make Water Kefir? First, what is Water Kefir?  It is a bubbly natural soda packed with probiotics.  Water kefir contains over 40 strains of beneficial bacteria and yeast~probiotics.  A full list can be found here.  There are countless sites that discuss the benefits of probiotics, but one thing that stands out about water kefir is that these strains [...]

Bittersweet Chocolate Chip Cookies

This recipe is from my sister-in-law Eva.  She first introduced me to the delicious Ghiradelli Chocolate Premium Baking Chips and this combination of chocolates.  For this recipe I used one part Double Chocolate Bittersweet Chips and one part Nestle Tollhouse semi-sweet chips.  Thank you Eva for sharing this recipe! Bittersweet Chocolate Chip Cookies (from Sweets by Suz ~my sister in law) Eva's recipe 2 sticks of [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:34+00:00 May 27th, 2012|Recipes, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Creamy Italian Dressing

This recipe is from my mother's friend.  I grilled chicken tonight and used it as a dip.  It is so delicious.  It would also be a great marinade.  I added 1/2 a red pepper which is why mine is a little more red.  Here goes. Ingredients: 1/4 cup soaked almonds 1/2 cup olive oil 1 T apple cider vinegar 2 T Honey (I used organic [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:35+00:00 May 24th, 2012|Dressings, Recipes|0 Comments