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

LEMON BLUEBERRY BREAD

This healthy gluten free and vegan bread is relatively simple to make and I love the combination of lemon and blueberry. I used chia seeds as an egg replacer. You also could use ground flax seed or any other egg replacer of your choice. I have had good results with Bob's Red Mill egg replacer. … Continue reading LEMON BLUEBERRY BREAD

THE BEST CHIA PUDDING!

THE BEST CHIA PUDDING!

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?

MACARONS

Macaron Recipe My daughter Abriana is an avid teen baker. This is the French macaron recipe she adapted from The Preppykitchen.com and it is her go to recipe; she has had great success using it. It makes a batch of the most dainty, delicate, and delicious cookies that will float right into your mouth and … Continue reading MACARONS

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

BUCKWHEAT CHIA BREAD

Delicious, easy, gluten free and vegan!

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?

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