Darling Baby’s Lunch 11-19-13

A coconut-flour muffin with blueberries (recipe here) Unsweetened, unsulphured, organic dried apricots Natural pepperoni wrapped around grass-fed cheese (buy grass-fed cheese here) These are the lunch containers I use Buy bamboo skewers here

Darling Baby’s Lunch 11-14-13

This is a leftover lunch for Darling Baby. Not the prettiest, but very nourishing! Chicken Sauteed Spaghetti Squash and Bacon with Cheese Sauce Bell Peppers Freeze Dried Mangos and Coconut Chips

Darling Baby’s Lunch 11-13-13

Today, Darling Baby is having: Good quality, carageenan-free ham and avocado roll-ups Full-fat cottage cheese Unsuphured, no sugar added dried apricots and coconut chips We use these lunch containers.

Mason Jar Sangria

Is there any better party drink than sangria? I don’t think so. It’s beautiful, you can use cheap wine and no one minds, and it’s easy to switch it up with the seasons. This recipe has apples and winter spices, but you could easily change the fruits with the season. A lot of sangria recipes […]

Curried Apple-Butternut Squash Soup

Last weekend we took a trip to the Santa Barbara Mountains. We go in October almost every year. We stay in a cabin, and visit Snow Line Orchard, and carve pumpkins and just generally unplug and enjoy Fall in the mountains. It was Darling Baby’s first year. (We may not look like it here, but I […]

Homemade Vanilla Extract with Brandy

It’s that time of year when we all start thinking about holiday gifts, and the blogging world is no exception. There are a lot of vanilla extract posts floating around the blogosphere right now, and they’re all good, but I’m going to argue that mine is exceptional. Why you ask? Because BRANDY. Brandy has that […]

Darling Baby’s Lunch 10-28-13

  Today was baby school. Darling Baby absolutely loves baby school. I wish it were twice a week! He’s so social once he warms up to being in a big group. I didn’t have a chance to do much baking this weekend because I was working on some other types of blog posts, so I […]

Darling Baby’s Lunch 10-26-13

I made Darling Baby a muffin-tin lunch today with lots of his favorite things. Kimchi Avocado Raw Cheddar Cheese An apple-cinnamon streusel coconut-flour muffin (leftover from breakfast) Blueberries Strauss Family Creamery yogurt with cinnamon  

Tamale Pie

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Darling Baby’s Lunch 10-13-13

Have I ever told you that Darling Baby’s most favorite style of food is Mexican? Italian is a close second. What can I say, he takes after me! In fact I have to confess, I had to make more rolled tacos for this lunch because I ate the ones in the picture. Oops. Oh well, […]