Chia Jam

  Organic strawberries were stupid cheap at Trader Joe’s today. So I decided to try something out I’ve wanted to do for awhile now. Make chia jam.   I’ve never been much of a canner, which put me off of traditional jams, but this recipe makes almost exactly one jelly jar full of jam that lasts […]

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 […]

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

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, […]

Crustless Zucchini Pie

Zucchinis. Is there anyone on earth who can’t grow them? It’s one plant I’ve had good luck with, but my pride at having grown a bumper crop of…something, usually turns to dismay as I realize I can only bake so much zucchini bread. What else is zucchini good in? Lots of things, I’m sure, but […]

All Butter Pie Crust

Here is basically my favorite pie crust recipe of all time. A lot of pie crust recipes call for shortening, and The Darling Bakers NEVER use shortening. I have never made a bad crust using this recipe and it’s so easy. Just throw all the ingredients in a food processor (I use this one) and turn it […]

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