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Chicken Fingers – Crunchy Ranch Style (grain free)

September 3, 2013

I made dinner for Dave and Kristen on Saturday night, and it’s a good thing I prepped everything ahead of time because we dug into the wine pretty quickly. My favorite way to make chicken is by soaking it in buttermilk with ranch seasonings, and then dip it in a mixture of crushed macadamia nuts [...]

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Do You Go Back for More Chia Jam Because…a) It’s awesome or b) It’s awesome for you

March 22, 2011

…or… c) All of the above Pom Acai Jam 1/2 cup Pom juice 3-4tbsp chia (they don’t gel as much in Pom for some reason) let sit for 20 minutes, then add: 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp maple syrup (or not) stevia to taste 2 tbsp acai powder or pulp Stir to mix, then [...]

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Almost Local Smoothie — Squash!?!?

September 27, 2010

First, I’d like to share with you one of my favorite love notes… I’m going to make this again today and use extra squash—it could be squashy-er if you ask me. Last week when I was contemplating making this smoothie, my mom told me her grandmother used to make squash pies and tell everyone they [...]

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Why Can’t You Just Be Normal?

August 6, 2010

Has anyone ever asked you that question? ┬áNo one has asked me that in a while, but I’ll admit that it has happened in the past. I suppose “normal” refers to “just like everyone else,” because I’m pretty normal compared to my own standards. I do find, however, that sometimes I forget that I can [...]

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Power Tools in the Kitchen?

June 16, 2010

Petra came over one evening last week, and we opened seven coconuts. If you’ve ever attempted this, you’re impressed because it’s hard work and very messy! That being acknowledged, I should also admit that I am the Queen of Convenience and I really wanted to make this process as easy and as convenient as possible. [...]

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Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream

June 12, 2010

I’ll keep this post short and simple and sweet—just like the recipe! Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream (coconut milk + vanilla + a dash of guar gum + a dash of xanthan gum + sweetener) blended in the blender and then put in an ice cream maker or frozen in the freezer. You can leave out [...]

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Almond Pumpkin Ice Cream

June 1, 2010

I have a lot of things I want to write about, but I’m feeling like sharing a recipe instead—I figured you wouldn’t mind! Today I made Pumpkin Ice Cream. Here’s how it went: 1. Soak 1 cup almonds for 12 hours, rinse, peel. 2. Add almonds to blender with 1 cup almond milk and 1 [...]

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