Category Archives: In the Kitchen

QUINOA RICE CRACKERS

This recipe came from an attempt to copy a favorite cracker that we buy a lot called “Mary’s Gone Crackers”. These crackers have no flour, and only a few simple ingredients, including two super foods, quinoa and chia seeds. Wonderful … Continue reading

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HOMEMADE TACO SEASONING

  I have been working on this recipe for a while and I finally feel like I have found a great balance of flavors.  It is very mildly spicy, so my can kids eat it.  This recipe makes a good … Continue reading

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HOMEMADE MARSHMALLOWS

We thought we would make heart shaped marshmallows for Valentine’s Day this year.  Did they turn out to be light and fluffy?  Not exactly, but they did have a yummy flavor, and with practice I believe we could master this … Continue reading

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THE PIÑON PILGRIMAGE

One September, when my first born was just a baby, we started noticing masses of cars parked on our roadside.  Alongside the cars were people crouched under trees with buckets in hands.  They seemed to be doing something very important, … Continue reading

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FLOURLESS PIZZA CRUST

This recipe will make 2 medium size pizzas, with very thin crusts. Here are the ingredients you will need for the pizza crust: 1 large head of cauliflower 2 large eggs 1/2 – 3/4 cup goat cheese (or cream cheese) … Continue reading

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FLOURLESS PROTEIN PANCAKES

I love trying less processed, real-food versions of traditional recipes, but the rule in my kitchen is…they MUST also be yummy.  If not, why bother? These pancakes are delicious and are a welcome change to old fashioned pancakes, which taste … Continue reading

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ROASTED BEETS

I haven’t met a girl who doesn’t like beets.  Is it the blood red color, the earthy flavor, the sweetness?  Who knows?!  But, what I haven’t met is a man who likes them, or I don’t know of many anyway.   You … Continue reading

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GRASSHOPPER SMOOTHIE

Ha, got your attention! I make some version of this smoothie a couple of times a week for my girls and me.  We love it because it is packed with superfoods and greens!  Ok, grasshoppers aren’t one of the ingredients, … Continue reading

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DRAGON BREAD

As part of our home schooling each year, we make dragon bread for Michaelmas, decorating the monster with dried fruit and nuts.  We like to use pumpkin seeds for spikes! Michaelmas is celebrated in honor of Saint Michael, who was … Continue reading

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APPLE BOUNTY

Beautiful soft autumn day; listening to sweet banjo and fiddle play as we pick apples from the orchards at the Santa Fe Community Farm.  Warm sun on shoulders, warm laughter from the children, bobbing for apples as we pick the … Continue reading

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