Easy, Slow-Cooked Oxtail Stew

Add to Flipboard Magazine. We recently purchased a quarter of a grass-fed cow. It was a really great, affordable (well, per pound at least) way to stock our freezer with grass-fed beef, but we ended up with a lot of odd bits that I’ve never cooked before! I actually didn’t know what the oxtails were. […]

Mood-Boosting Trail Mix

This is a guest post from Kristi Arnold who blogs at Veggie Converter. Kristi Arnold is a former newspaper reporter and editor who is now a gluten-free vegetarian mom married to Mr. Meaty, a “normal” omnivore. The culinary odd couple is parenting two kids, a pescatarian with a hot dog exception and a lactose-intolerant nightshade-sensitive […]

20 Gluten Free School Lunch Box Ideas

  A month’s worth of gluten free lunches! Here are 20 Gluten Free school lunch box ideas. That’s a whole month of school lunches. My family isn’t gluten or grain free, but I know many of you are, and I do try to limit the amount of wheat my kiddos eat. I made it easy […]

Darling Baby’s Lunch 1-8-14

  Today Darling Baby is having some of his favorites: Cucumbers Dates A chicken and grass-fed cheese quesadilla fried in pastured lard (organic corn tortilla) Nothing fancy, but he loves it! I used this container.   

Darling Baby’s Lunch 1-7-14

Today’s lunch has: Grass-fed, nitrate free all-beef hot dogs (always cut up hot dogs for small children or they are a choking hazard) Fermented cranberry sauce (recipe here) Grass-fed cheese Mustard for dipping Clementines Cucumbers

Homemade Frijoles Negros

We eat a lot of beans at Casa de Baker. They’re inexpensive, delicious and when prepared properly, extremely nourishing. Beans need to be soaked in an acid and cooked slowly to break down antinutrients that would inhibit proper digestion. In addition to this, I cook them in homemade bone broth, which enhances their nutritional value […]

Darling Baby’s Lunch 12-16-13

 . This lunch contains: Hummus with bell peppers for dipping Lacto-fermented carrots and green beans A hard boiled egg Half an avocado My attempt at Pinterest-y Santa strawberries with cream cheese

A Simple Porchetta Recipe

  My friend Taylor who blogs at English 101 gave me this porchetta recipe. It pretty much blew my mind so I asked her if I could put it on my blog because I wanted the world to have it. She originally suggested using a whole ham (referring to the cut of meat, not a cured ham), but […]

Paleo “Death By Chocolate” Mousse

Last night I was craving something delicious in a big bad way. The only problem was, I had no treats made. Boo. I considered making brownies or working on a recipe for coconut flour cookies, but honestly, I just wanted to grab something and eat it, not reinvent the wheel. Enter this recipe for paleo […]

Darling Baby’s Lunch 11-21-13

If you packed this lunch with conventional ingredients from a standard grocery store, there could be A LOT of sugar and carbs in it, as well as rancid, hydrogenated vegetable oils and artificial colors. Some of the most common kid’s lunch items are the worst offenders. Conventional peanut butter is full of sugar and hydrogenated oil, […]

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