Tag Archives: gluten free

Turning chia seeds into chia gel

I used to sprinkle chia seeds on my salads and put them in my homemade raw museli.  The little black and white seeds don’t taste like much, but they do add a bit of crunch, fiber, omega 3 , protein, … Continue reading

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Faux health foods

“Health” is hot right now.  Organic produce sales are growing at a faster rate than their conventionally grown counterparts.  The growth in the gluten-free market has been insane.  There’s a trend for big food manufacturers to buy smaller health focussed … Continue reading

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Lemony greens and beans

My husband is out of town and the kids had leftovers so I just wanted to whip up something quick and easy for myself tonight and use up the red chard and kale that was still hanging around the fridge … Continue reading

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Healthy apple crumble with my home grown apples

I have a brown thumb and manage to kill pretty much everything that gets planted in my garden.  Fortunately for me when we moved into our current house in Oregon there was an existing, well established cherry tree and a … Continue reading

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Potluck August harvest salad

We are fortunate to be part of a regular potluck group where both the company and the food is always exceptional.  Our hosts, Kim and Justin, are both phenomenal cooks, particularly when it comes to preparing fresh, real food.   … Continue reading

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Special porridge

Twice this week I’ve heard people complain about their “diet” breakfast.  He was hating drinking forcing down tomato juice every morning and she was bored, bored, bored of eggs, eggs, eggs.  Another Mom commented on this blog the other day … Continue reading

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Friday night quickie

My sister and I won a trip to France in a dress up competition.  True story!  This was about 10 years ago in a Cathay Pacific “dress up and fly” competition where you turn up at the international airport in … Continue reading

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