Recipes


Falafel and Gluten Free Flat Bread

My husband and I love ethnic food, but we live in the middle of nowhere, so we have been working on learning how to make some of our favorites at home. I found this recipe on the internet, I can’t remember where since I just copied it down on scrap […]


Tips For Healthy Cooking and Baking 1

Believe it or not, I come to my own page regularly to look at my favorite recipes and tips. So this page is a way to keep track of some healthy tips I use regularly in the kitchen. I plan to keep updating it as I find more tips and […]


Hearty Gluten Free Pumpkin Waffles

I know I’ve said this many times, but the key to eating gluten free and sticking to it is finding gluten-free recipes you love to replace the gluten-full recipes you’ve left behind. The ultimate test of my gluten free cooking is whether my husband makes regular requests for recipes I’ve […]


Crock Pot Boiled Peanuts

Now that we are living in the south again I have access to green peanuts! I also have a crockpot, So the obvious question was, can I make boiled peanuts in a crockpot? Yes I can! Thank you, National Peanut Board! So now instead of staring longingly at the boiled peanut […]


Blue Shortbread

3 1/2 ounces crumbled blue cheese (about 1/2 cup) 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 cup all buckwheat flour 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/3 cup almond flour Combine it all at room temperature (for the sake of your food processor) to make a crumbly dough. […]


Easy Tomatillo Salsa

In my yard tomatillos literally grow themselves. So instead of leaving zucchinis in people’s cars, I leave tomatillos in their offices with a recipe for salsa verde. There are lots of tomatillo salsa verde recipes, but they are almost all simple and easy to prepare. Salsa Verde (basic ingredients)2 lbs […]


Can’t Escape the Garlic Scape Pesto

When we went to pick up our cheese CSA, Steve noticed a sign that said “Free Stuff” below which there was nothing. Very profound. He mantioned how profound this was to our CSA organizer, who was creating bouquets for the vegetable CSA members. I noticed her tucking a garlic scape […]


Hypo-allergenic Pancakes 1

As often happens, I find myself in the middle of the weekend and completely out of eggs. We wanted to make pancakes, but without eggs I needed a new recipe. I found this recipe for gluten-dairy-egg free pancakes. I had almost all of the ingredients so I thought I would try […]


Home Grown Root Beer

So sassafras trees grow in my lawn like weeds. That is fine with me. I found this recipe for sassafras rootbeer  and I thought I would try it out.  I pulled up some of the sassafras saplings from my backyard.  The smells gives them away, but the leaves are also very […]


Farm Fresh Sangria for Me-a

This morning I went to pick up my cheese CSA, and while I was there I picked a whole load of farm fresh strawberries for sangria! Here is my super simple recipe. Sangria Triple Sec (or another fruity liqueur) just enough to cover the fruitFruit (I used strawberries)1 bottle sweet, bubbly […]