I began making my own vanilla extract since 2007. I have to tell you the very first time I bought a bottle of vodka I was very hesitant. You see, I was raised in a very religious home. Grape juice was substituted at church for communion. No alcohol whatsoever was used … click here to continue reading Making Your Own Homemade Grain-Free Vanilla Extract
This recipe is so very simple. Limes were on sale at the store. Avocados were on sale. Hard, green avocados.
To tell you the truth, hard green avocados are my favorites. Oh, of course I do not eat them green, but I have some control over the ripening process. Unfortunately, the ripe ones … click here to continue reading Recipe: Lime Guacamole
I just made a double batch of this cranberry sauce. In my whole life I would say I haven’t eaten more than a quart of cranberry sauce, and I’ve been alive and eating for a long time. ;-) I haven’t been too big a fan of cranberry sauce, but I did always have … click here to continue reading Cranberry Pineapple Sauce with Walnuts
The sauce for this recipe is very spicy – my younger son told me the typical person will not enjoy this degree of heat, and especially if you have digestive problems it might not be a good idea. However, you can substitute the jalapeno pepper for bell pepper. If you can tolerate a … click here to continue reading Pineapple Mango Pepper Garlic Sauce over Baked Salmon
I have eaten hummus before, but not very often. I recently bought some tahini as sesame is apparently a source of calcium and naturally there was a hummus recipe on the jar.
But we can’t eat the main ingredient – chickpeas – on GAPS. Chickpeas are not on the recommended list. So I … click here to continue reading Recipe: Hummus Style Dip GAPS Friendly
This is my favorite and most successful mayonnaise recipe. It is based on the recipe I found at Nourished and Nurtured. I followed her recipe almost exactly but I used different oils and omitted the whey.
1 cup walnut oil 1/2 cup grapeseed oil 1/2 cup olive oil 2 whole eggs 2 egg … click here to continue reading Recipe: My Favorite Homemade Mayonnaise
This recipe served a two-fold purpose as most of my recipes do: 1) use up food that needs to be eaten and 2) satisfy my longing for spicy foods since I can no longer have all of my favorite Mexican foods.
I bought these Tassos® Florina Roasted Red Peppers at Costco because they … click here to continue reading Recipe: Pineapple Red Pepper Chutney
One of the reasons I love having a blog is so I can put my recipes somewhere that I can find them easily.
There are mayonnaise recipes out there all over the place, and mine is based on this one: Homemade Mayonnaise from the Nourishing Gourmet.
This site tells you all about the science of … click here to continue reading Recipe: Real Mayonnaise