Kale and Red Quinoa Salad

Kale and Red Quinoa Salad

New England is gorgeous this time of year. We were there to celebrate my widowed little sisters (a small - but mighty woman she is) marriage who reunited with her college sweetheart. She had big bro walk her down the aisle. Pretty bride, huh? The wedding took place in Stowe, VT. An intimate group of their family and fans gathered ... Read More
AmyKale and Red Quinoa Salad
Pumpkin Cinnamon Pancakes

Pumpkin Cinnamon Pancakes

These cute little characters are staying with us for only a bit longer before they head back to their newly remodeled home, so I'm making memories while I can with them. And breakfast together on my days off are such a treat! These gluten and dairy free pumpkin cinnamon pancakes are made with our homemade puree but canned pumpkin works ... Read More
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Cooking Class: Holiday Pies

Cooking Classes : Holiday Pies

Holiday Pies             Saturday, November 8th              11 am-1 pm                $35.00     If there is a quintessential pie season, autumn is it. As the days get shorter and cooler, we find more and more reasons to bake, and with family gathered around … Read More

AmyCooking Classes : Holiday Pies
Make Ahead Pumpkin Pie Crock Pot Oatmeal

Make Ahead Pumpkin Pie Crock Pot Oatmeal

It's time to celebrate the arrival of fall with a pumpkin recipe.  This is a must re-post from an earlier date, and do you want to know why?  First of all, it's gluten, dairy and refined sugar free. It's also a crock pot recipe which means its easy, and also, make ahead!  I love it when convenience comes together with ... Read More
AmyMake Ahead Pumpkin Pie Crock Pot Oatmeal
Fun Pie Pops

Fun Pie Pops

A new tradition was born this fall as our oldest grandson started first grade along with his little sister and BFF cousin who started preschool.  I couldn't help myself.  I had to make something to celebrate so these Fun Pie Pops for back to school were produced, without much fuss. If you know how to make a pie crust, these ... Read More
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Sweet Potato, Coconut and Lime Soup

Necessity is truly the mother of invention.  When my cupboards are almost bare is often when inspiration comes alive as was the case with this soup.  I was in the mood for a fall soup but wanted something different, a novelty soup. Our pantry and fridge were seriously lacking but I did pick up some organic sweet potatoes at a ... Read More
AmySweet Potato, Coconut and Lime Soup
Grain Free Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Grain Free Pumpkin Spice Muffins

There is an unmistakable nip in the air.  Our winter squash and pumpkin plants are all retired for the season.  We planted sugar pumpkins for the first time and what a harvest we raked in!  I'll be making pumpkin puree in quantity for our freezer, but we had to try those cute round gems out for flavor so I made ... Read More
AmyGrain Free Pumpkin Spice Muffins
Garden Fresh Noodle Bowl

Meal In A Bowl : Garden Fresh Noodle Bowl

Eager to eat fresh vegetables, this recipe came to me the day we returned home from a week of vacation.  After a long day of driving we arrive home starving but throw something quick together that doesn't require cooking. Side note: that's what I love about having cultured vegetables on hand, they are delicious and nutritious vegetables that are ready ... Read More
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Cooking Class : Seasonal Soups and Quick Breads

During the hot summer months I can’t even imagine enjoying a steaming bowl of soup, but the weather is quickly changing and a bowl of hearty soup sounds really good again. In a comfortable home setting, this class is designed to equip guests with practical skills, nutritional and product information that encourage the transition away from processed food products and … Read More

AmyCooking Class : Seasonal Soups and Quick Breads
Pickling Naturally : Beet Kraut

Pickling Naturally : Beet Kraut

We grew some humongous cabbages this year.  Approximately 50 pounds in all, about 10 - 12 inches in diameter. Traditional sauerkraut, 13 quarts to be exact, was brewed in a big crock. We still  have cabbages sitting in cold storage waiting their turn to be transformed into something healthy and delicious.  This recipe for Pickling Naturally : Beet Kraut puts ... Read More
AmyPickling Naturally : Beet Kraut