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Homemade Blueberry Jam (Lower Sugar)

Okay someone please tell me why I feel the need to make my own jams and jellies when there are perfectly good store bought products available? Tell me that it’s totally worth it because I’m controlling the ingredients and sugar … Continue reading

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The Sprouted Kitchen Cookbook – Cornmeal Cakes Recipe

I borrowed The Sprouted Kitchen: A Tastier Take on Whole Foods from the library and I’m loving this book! I hope I have time to write a complete review, but until then, I wanted to blog the details of her … Continue reading

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Gardening Diary: Preserving Tomatoes by Freezing, Oven Drying & Canning

My garden will never produce as many tomatoes as I’d like…even though I’m getting full bowlfuls every couple of days, it is never enough! Tomatoes are the perfect food. I adore them! I’d love to someday grow enough tomatoes so … Continue reading

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Homemade Refrigerator Pickles & Ideas for Used Pickle Juice

I’m excited to have a bounty of pickling cucumbers in my garden this season. I had such a huge batch the other day, that I decided to make homemade refrigerator pickles. After googling a few recipes, I found some basic … Continue reading

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Oatmeal/7 Grain Chia Raisin Walnut Muffins

Oh these muffins were fantastic! Surprisingly, rolled oats work well in place of flour in muffins. I also used Bob’s Red Mill 7 Grain hot cereal, but plain oat bran would work fine. Hmm, I also might try 100% rolled … Continue reading

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Bob’s Red Mill Cereal Muffins with Peaches, Strawberries, & Raisins

I love making muffins using Bob’s Red Mill 7 Grain (or 10 grain) hot cereal. They’re similar to oat bran muffins, but so much better! My husband enjoys eating muffins for an easy breakfast-on-the-go, and I always keep a batch … Continue reading

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Fresh Vegetable Stock – For Free!

Today I made another batch of “free” veggie stock! I love doing this. I save all my veggie scraps in a gallon zip-lock bag in the freezer: carrot peels/ends, onion ends, fennel fronds/stalks, celery ends/leaves, broccoli ends, parsley/herb stems, etc. … Continue reading

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Masa Harina Corn Jalepeno Muffins Recipe

This recipe is slightly inspired from the Cornbread Muffins recipe found on page 124 in the Power Food Cookbook by Rachael Anne Hill and Tamsin Burnett-Hall. I used their recipe as a base, but put my own spin on the … Continue reading

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Sprouting Mung Beans

Well I did it! Finally! I’ve been wanting to try sprouting beans for so long. Months ago, I purchased a small amount of mung beans from the Whole Foods bulk isle and they have been waiting patiently for me in … Continue reading

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Roasting Tomatoes and Drying Celery Leaves

Went to a local farm in a neighboring town and picked up 6 lb gorgeous tomatoes ($1.75lb) along with a big celery with tons and tons of leaves ($1) and two small pickling cukes ($1). All for under $13.50! As … Continue reading

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