Date: October 29, 2012

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Soaked-baked fruit and nut oatmeal (Gluten Free)

Baked soaked oatmeal is delicious and really nutritious.   Design your own using different dried or fresh chopped fruits, nuts, and toppings.   Oats contain phytic acid that inhibits your absorption of minerals.  Soaking in a combination of whey and buckwheat flour will help neutralize much of this.   I recently started adding  the buckwheat flour for phytase, oats are low in this enzyme critical to breaking down the phytates.   The acid medium…

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Date: October 26, 2012

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Gluten free, crispy, crunchy chicken fingers recipe

At this point our kids are young so one package of breast still feeds us all, for your family you may need to double this recipe. Single friends, you will have tasty leftover fingers ready for a snack in the fridge. 4 cups of organic corn flakes (most of the corn in this country is GM corm, don’t eat it unless it’s organic) 2 organic chicken breasts (1 package) cut…

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Date: October 21, 2012

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Free range vs pastured eggs

Organic free range vs pastured eggs The first thing you notice is color difference, the left is a decent bright yellow color, better than most store eggs I’ve seen. But the one on the right is bright orange. I really didn’t remember the difference from when I was a kid and we had a hen house until I tried these the other day. Wow they are much better! I read…

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Date: October 16, 2012

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Gluten free sandwich bread

This bread has a crusty top and a nice soft center. Grease a bread pan ( I prefer glass)  with butter or if your prefer, olive oil. Preheat oven to 350 degrees   Yeast mixture in a separate bowl: 1 1/4 cup warm water 1 tablespoon raw honey or rapadura sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast   In another bowl mix together the dry ingredients: 2 cups sorghum flour…

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Date: October 15, 2012

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Fruit fly trap super, easy and very effective

1. 1/8- 1/4 cup Apple cider vinegar 2. A few drops of dish soap Leave these two ingredients in a dish out in the counter and say goodbye to those nasty little buggers. They try to land on the surface but the dish soap makes them sink (the second photo is of the bottom of the dish).

Date: October 15, 2012

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Raw chocolate Superfudge!

Adapted by me to raw and superfood form, from http://thepurposedheart.com/healthy-chocolate-peanut-butter-fudge/ Makes 10-12 3/4 cup coconut oil 3/4 cup cacoa powder 3/4 cup raw almond butter 2/3 Raw honey 1/2 inside of a vanilla bean or 1 tsp extract Place muffin liners in pan. Mix everything in the food processor and pour evenly into a lined muffin pan. Each cup should have about 1/4 inch of fudge. Pop them in the…

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Date: October 9, 2012

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Fall vegetable shrimp quinoa paella with turmeric

This dish combines the health benefits of turmeric,  bone broth, quinoa,  vegetables and protein packed shrimp.  Normally paella is made with rice, which  I try to avoid these days for two reasons, blood sugar and arsenic.   Substituting quinoa for rice is my Asian dishes has worked out well so far so I thought why not a Spanish dish? Plus I finally got to use my saffron, the door is now…

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Date: October 8, 2012

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Gluten free maple pumpkin muffins with maple cream cheese frosting

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons ground chia seeds (I use the coffee grinder) 1 cup sorghum flour 1/2 cup almond flour 1/2 cup coconut flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon sea salt 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 2 cups puréed pumpkin (I use fresh but canned will do) 2 eggs slightly beaten 1 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup melted butter 1 tablespoon vanilla Mix all the…

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Date: October 6, 2012

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Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Spice Rooibos Herbal tea

Recently I had to give up coffee, it’s very been hard. Especially when the holiday flavors come out and the smell of pumpkin is in the air (because everywhere you look there is a Starbucks). I found a good substitute. I say good because it’s not organic, otherwise it would be great! 20 beautiful sachets come in a cute little tin perfect for gift giving. Buy it now because we…

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