How To Make Your Own Organic Bone Broth

There’s a South American proverb that goes like this, “Good broth can raise the dead.” Now, I’ve never raised any dead people back to life with the stock that I make, but I do know how much my entire family loves it! I wanted to share with you a super easy recipe for homemade chicken stock, which goes a LONG way toward health year round, but especially during cold & flu season!Β  I make my broth in my Instant Pot on the slow cooker setting. I typically let it simmer for at least 20-24 hours. I use a whole chicken…

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How To Make Easy Organic Tuna Sandwiches For Kid’s School Lunches

Do you like tuna? Growing up I loved to eat tuna melts. Warm, cheesy, and delicious, and also packed with omega 3’s, wild caught tuna is an excellent way to send your family off for the day. Here’s a recipe for delicious organic tuna that kids and adults alike will love. Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 cans wild caught tuna (such as the Wild Planet brand, which I get from Costco) 1/2 cup (to taste, to texture really) organic mayonnaise, such as the Primal Kitchen brand 2 tablespoon organic mustard, such as the Annie’s Organic brand (less if you like less of…

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How To Make Banana Bread in the Instant Pot

picture of instant pot banana bread

  At Christmas time, on a whim, I bought myself an Instant Pot. I had been reading rave reviews about them, and decided I need anything that could potentially save me time and change my life. Boy, oh boy, has the Instant Pot changed everything for me! (more to come on this in future blog posts) One new family favorite that I’ve been making in the IP is this delicious organic, sprouted spelt banana bread. It’s light, fluffy, moist, and gets gobbled up nearly instantly in our house. (my kids think it’s more like cake) This recipe is super easy,…

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When I don’t know what to make for dinner…I make waffles :)

When I get too busy and too tired to make dinner at night, I have a few tricks up my sleeve. One is organic homemade quesadillas. Another is breakfast for dinner. Particularly waffles πŸ™‚ My kids and husband LOVE waffles and they’re so easy to make. This recipe is designed to be soaked overnight, but, in a crisis, I make it without soaking πŸ™‚ I triple the recipe to make a large batch. This recipe can also be used to make pancakes. So take your pick- pour it right in a waffle iron, or make pancakes with the batter instead….

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The Many Benefits of Coconut Oil, And Easy Ways To Use It

Back in the 1930s, a dentist named Dr. Weston Price traveled throughout the South Pacific, studying traditional diets and their effect on health, and dental health as well. He found that despite the high fat intake of those eating diets high in coconut products, these traditional peoples were healthy and trim. In 1981, researchers studied populations of two Polynesian atolls. Both groups consumed coconut as their chief source of caloric energy. Researchers found no evidence whatsoever that the high saturated fat intake had a harmful effect in these populations. In contrast, the exact opposite was found! These traditional peoples were…

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Do you need some whipped cream today? I did…

Best thing ever happened to me. Had a LONG difficult day which included about 5 hours of running errands with children, cleaning, household administrative tasks and much more. Got to my raw milk pickup in late afternoon and was so weary, drained and just ready to fall over. Then my amazing farmer, Brad, just made my entire week!!! He pulled out a jar of this incredible cultured cream his incredible wife Jane made, (she cultures organic raw cream with yogurt cultures and it is the best thing you have ever tasted) and then topped it with WHIPPED cream (see picture)…

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