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 […]

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 9/30/13

Today is Monday, which means BABY SCHOOL! Yay! On days we go to baby school, I pack a lunch that is big enough for Darling Baby and myself. Today’s Lunch includes: Two Coconut Flour Pumpkin Muffins (I used this recipe from Homemade Mommy) A Vegan Apple-Hummus Wrap (recipe here) Gouda CheeseThe lunch containers we use […]

Vegan Hummus-Apple Wrap

While my family is far from vegan, some things are just good. This is one of them. I know, I know, it sounds like a weird combination of flavors. It isn’t. Something about these ingredients together just WORKS. The sweetness of the carrots with the tartness of the apple and the savory hummus together are […]

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