OAT CRUNCH GRIDDLE CAKES

I first had these amazing pancakes at the Austrian inspired Konditorei Restaurant in Sun Valley, Idaho. I was so happy to see Gluten free pancakes on the menu and they were delicious! They are the kind of pancakes you can’t stop thinking about. So of course, I had to try to recreate them. Serve with … Continue reading OAT CRUNCH GRIDDLE CAKES

FLAXSEED GRANOLA

Try this easy, nutritious and delicious Flaxseed granola recipe!

GRANOLA BUTTER – WHAT IS IT?

I keep seeing granola butter as an add-in for recipes, I hadn’t heard of it before, so I had to investigate! What even is granola butter aka oat butter or oatmeal butter? After making my first batch here’s what I think about granola butter, “granola butter is a rich, creamy spread that tastes like liquid … Continue reading GRANOLA BUTTER – WHAT IS IT?

ZUCCHINI-NOUSH

Yet another great Lyn Genet recipe. I love this refreshing dish and add it to salads as my cooked vegetable. It is great to have on hand in the fridge ready to go as a snack served with carrots or crackers. It is a twist on babaganoush because many people are reactive to eggplant. INGREDIENTS … Continue reading ZUCCHINI-NOUSH

LIME AGAVE DRESSING

INGREDIENTS ¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice (2-3 limes) ¼ cup Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoons water 1 tablespoon Agave nectar 1 clove crushed garlic Optional 1 teaspoon dried dill also delicious with fresh cilantro. INSTRUCTIONS Combine all ingredients in a cruet and mix thoroughly.  Toss with any salad. Will keep refrigerated for up … Continue reading LIME AGAVE DRESSING

Probiotics and prebiotics: what’s the difference?

Is anyone confused about probiotics and prebiotics? I thought I would do a post about them and include one of my favorite easy recipes to help feed those important digestive tummy helpers. Probiotics are live microorganisms – such as bacteria, yeasts, and fungi – which in adequate amounts may have health benefits. ...Prebiotics are non-digestible food … Continue reading Probiotics and prebiotics: what’s the difference?

SUN TEA

It appears that making sun tea has become a bit of a lost art around my household. I hadn’t made any in years. My Mom seemed to always have a jar brewing in the summer. It's easy to make, tastes delicious, and the sunshine is free. Brewing some tea in a nice sunny spot. INSTRUCTIONS … Continue reading SUN TEA

MY DELICIOUS BOLTING GARDEN

Bolting occurs when a plant begins to flower and set seed too early. It cuts down on vegetable production and is mainly seen as a negative occurrence, but by a happy accident not to me.  We have had unusually hot weather in Central Oregon this summer. Since I am in the high desert and have … Continue reading MY DELICIOUS BOLTING GARDEN

CARROT GINGER SOUP

I spent my Sunday cooking and getting ready to start “The Plan”, It is written by a woman named Lyn-Genet Recitas. Some people do The Plan for weight loss, which for me is a nice side effect. I personally do it for a food reset, and to test for food sensitivities. It has been a … Continue reading CARROT GINGER SOUP