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Coconut milk pudding is the ultimate comfort food especially when the weather turns cool. Warm, right off the stove is the way I most enjoy it just like my Grandma used to make it.  A pudding box wasn’t good enough for her, and it’s not good enough for me either. Who wants to feed their …

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I’ve been puttering around in the kitchen this summer experimenting with different gluten free and grain free flours both alone and in combination. Learning how to easily bake delicious breads, cookies and pastries with various flour combos – both grain and non-grain based – is something I am very much interested in mastering. My reasons …

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In my opinion, the brownie is hands down the most important American contribution to the world of pastries. I typically make brownies for my family using sprouted flour (recipe here), but I have gotten into the routine of making them grain free with whatever sprouted nut butter I have on hand of late. These grain …

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I view bread thusly:  it is the ideal vehicle for getting loads of healthy fats into your children quickly, easily and with no fuss! We don’t eat a lot of bread in our home, about two loaves per week for a family of five. But, when bread is served, it is loaded with healthy fats …

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Stay tuned below for a very easy boiled peanuts recipe plus a video on how to eat them without embarrassing yourself! The peanut, which is actually a legume and not a nut at all, was originally cultivated in what is today Brazil or Peru at least as far back as 3,500 years ago. When the …

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One of the most lovely gifts I received this holiday was from my friend Lindsay, a member of the local buying club I coordinate. She gave me this beautiful bottle of homemade vanilla extract shown in the picture to the right that she had made herself.  I was very touched and not just because I really love …

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There is absolutely nothing healthy or beneficial about sweetened condensed milk. Sadly, this is true even if it is made from grassfed organic milk. Watch out for the many recipes and videos on how to make sweetened condensed milk at home. Without exception, these methods are best avoided. Here are the unsolvable problems with this heavily processed food: …