Category Archives: Food

Passed Out and Carrot Pumpkin Soup

My husband got sick last week and passed out in the bathtub. It wasn’t normal passing out though, he started to convulse like he was having a seizure and for two handfuls of seconds I thought maybe he was dying.

Passed Out and Carrot Pumpkin Soup

My husband got sick last week and passed out in the bathtub. It wasn’t normal passing out though, he started to convulse like he was having a seizure and for two handfuls of seconds I thought maybe he was dying.

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Simple Tomato Basil Soup

SIMPLE TOMATO BASIL SOUP Prep Time: 8 minutes. Cook Time: 20 minutes. Serves: 8-10 Ingredients: 4 cups vegetable broth 2, 28oz cans diced organic tomatoes 1 large fresh tomato, diced 1 1/4 cups canned, full-fat coconut milk 12-15 leaves fresh

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Simple Tomato Basil Soup

SIMPLE TOMATO BASIL SOUP Prep Time: 8 minutes. Cook Time: 20 minutes. Serves: 8-10 Ingredients: 4 cups vegetable broth 2, 28oz cans diced organic tomatoes 1 large fresh tomato, diced 1 1/4 cups canned, full-fat coconut milk 12-15 leaves fresh

Birthday Boy Beef Stew

It was a very happy birthday as my sweet husband turned a whopping twenty-six yesterday. For two years in row, we’ve celebrated with this hearty stew. It signals a new season of both life and weather. As the trees change

Birthday Boy Beef Stew

It was a very happy birthday as my sweet husband turned a whopping twenty-six yesterday. For two years in row, we’ve celebrated with this hearty stew. It signals a new season of both life and weather. As the trees change

Crustless Squash Quiche + A Chicken Attack

There was a chicken attack. Last night, just before dusk. I am standing in the kitchen with a glass of wine and tub of hummus. Andrew is in class. Suddenly, panicked squawks. A noise surely of chicken, but not one

Crustless Squash Quiche + A Chicken Attack

There was a chicken attack. Last night, just before dusk. I am standing in the kitchen with a glass of wine and tub of hummus. Andrew is in class. Suddenly, panicked squawks. A noise surely of chicken, but not one

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Mushroom Stroganoff for the New Readers!

Well, old friends and new, with that little Freshly Pressed episode all settled – let’s get down to it! Who are you? What’s your favorite home-cooked meal? And how do you spend suddenly open Saturday afternoons? If I could have

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Mushroom Stroganoff for the New Readers!

Well, old friends and new, with that little Freshly Pressed episode all settled – let’s get down to it! Who are you? What’s your favorite home-cooked meal? And how do you spend suddenly open Saturday afternoons? If I could have

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Pesto Egg Toast

Two slices make a fine, simple dinner. PESTO EGG TOAST This recipe is for 2 servings, 2 eggs and 2 slices of toast per serving Ingredients: 4 slices sprouted wheat bread 4 fresh eggs 4 leaves kale, chopped small and

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Pesto Egg Toast

Two slices make a fine, simple dinner. PESTO EGG TOAST This recipe is for 2 servings, 2 eggs and 2 slices of toast per serving Ingredients: 4 slices sprouted wheat bread 4 fresh eggs 4 leaves kale, chopped small and

Big Dreams and a Mushroom + Kale Frittata

There have been some changes around here. For starters, I finally bought the domain name. This makes me feel as if my project and purpose here are somehow more defined, and therefore, significant. I’ve spent many long minutes sitting with

Big Dreams and a Mushroom + Kale Frittata

There have been some changes around here. For starters, I finally bought the domain name. This makes me feel as if my project and purpose here are somehow more defined, and therefore, significant. I’ve spent many long minutes sitting with

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Honey White Cake for Two

We could’ve eaten the year-old wedding cake in our freezer to celebrate our first anniversary, but instead I just baked a new one. We’ve given up on keeping white sugar in the house and, though a healthful decision, it can

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Honey White Cake for Two

We could’ve eaten the year-old wedding cake in our freezer to celebrate our first anniversary, but instead I just baked a new one. We’ve given up on keeping white sugar in the house and, though a healthful decision, it can

Coconut Crusted Zucchini Bread

Every morning I take a long stretch of road to work. Some mornings I get it all to myself. I love the feeling of no one ahead to slow me down and no one behind to pressure me faster. Is

Coconut Crusted Zucchini Bread

Every morning I take a long stretch of road to work. Some mornings I get it all to myself. I love the feeling of no one ahead to slow me down and no one behind to pressure me faster. Is

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Creamy Coconut Milk Hot Chocolate & No-Flour Oatmeal Cookies

Okay, so balance is a big thing right? Don’t most of our goals really boil down to finding more balance? Well, eating less sugar is one of my goals. I like to think that eating no sugar is my goal.

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Creamy Coconut Milk Hot Chocolate & No-Flour Oatmeal Cookies

Okay, so balance is a big thing right? Don’t most of our goals really boil down to finding more balance? Well, eating less sugar is one of my goals. I like to think that eating no sugar is my goal.

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Gouda Cauliflower Mash & Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Life is busy like life often is. Busyness squelches a lot of great things and kitchen creativity is one of them. With little time or space lately to experiment, I offer you these two staples from our house. GOUDA CAULIFLOWER

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Gouda Cauliflower Mash & Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Life is busy like life often is. Busyness squelches a lot of great things and kitchen creativity is one of them. With little time or space lately to experiment, I offer you these two staples from our house. GOUDA CAULIFLOWER

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Slow Cooker Chicken Soup and Sweet Potato Latkes

In North Carolina, we haven’t see the sun for days. Every morning is dreary and gray. The asphalt is wet. I’m carrying that uncomfortable feeling around my ankles as a result of my pant bottoms soaking up puddles. A snow

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Slow Cooker Chicken Soup and Sweet Potato Latkes

In North Carolina, we haven’t see the sun for days. Every morning is dreary and gray. The asphalt is wet. I’m carrying that uncomfortable feeling around my ankles as a result of my pant bottoms soaking up puddles. A snow

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Spaghetti Squash in Veggie Cream Sauce with Chicken

I’m already bummed about this post because I forgot to take pictures. But here, I will draw you some. The finished product: What you need: The hard part: The easy part: The fun part: And as if the illustrations are

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Spaghetti Squash in Veggie Cream Sauce with Chicken

I’m already bummed about this post because I forgot to take pictures. But here, I will draw you some. The finished product: What you need: The hard part: The easy part: The fun part: And as if the illustrations are

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Winter Lentil Stew and Warm Fruit Tart

So in my dreams I am the most gracious and endearing of all hostesses ever to live. In reality, I stress over every crumb and never start cooking soon enough. My guests nearly starve as I forget the sweet potatoes

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Winter Lentil Stew and Warm Fruit Tart

So in my dreams I am the most gracious and endearing of all hostesses ever to live. In reality, I stress over every crumb and never start cooking soon enough. My guests nearly starve as I forget the sweet potatoes

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Butternut Squash Soup

Prior to this recipe, I had never even seen a Butternut squash in real life. Turns out, when you peel one a strange sticky residue seeps out and, in my case, completely dried out the skin on my left hand.

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Butternut Squash Soup

Prior to this recipe, I had never even seen a Butternut squash in real life. Turns out, when you peel one a strange sticky residue seeps out and, in my case, completely dried out the skin on my left hand.

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Benefits of Raw Milk

I’ve named this blog intentionally, in large part, because I believe in the nourishing power of food and, more specifically, of raw milk. Here is a good article by the Nourished Kitchen explaining why we should drink our milk raw!

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Benefits of Raw Milk

I’ve named this blog intentionally, in large part, because I believe in the nourishing power of food and, more specifically, of raw milk. Here is a good article by the Nourished Kitchen explaining why we should drink our milk raw!

In-Laws and Lemon Pie

It was our first mixed holiday. Since his mom and grandmother would not arrive until Friday, we decided to cut the turkey two days late. We popped in the extra table leaf and stashed our toiletries so as not to

In-Laws and Lemon Pie

It was our first mixed holiday. Since his mom and grandmother would not arrive until Friday, we decided to cut the turkey two days late. We popped in the extra table leaf and stashed our toiletries so as not to