A couple friends have asked me about making pickles, so I’ve decided to do a post. I only prepare pickles once a year when those beautiful pickling cukes come out in mid to late summer. I make enough to last all year! If you haven’t heard about the health benefits of fermenting your veggies this… Read More Val’s Naturally Fermented Pickles
I finally took some pictures of my kraut-making process. I apologize for the amateurish photos, but I was by myself and up to my elbows in vegetables–nevertheless, I think you’ll get the idea. For anyone who believes their kitchen isn’t big enough, this will show you that it IS possible, even if you live… Read More Val’s Naturally Fermented Veggies
I just tried these Paleo Wraps, and they’re fabulous! They’re thin, hold together, and they even taste good. It’s a very thin “tortilla” made of 100% coconut meat and coconut water. Organic, grain free, gluten free, and lots of other frees. 70 calories each, with 4 net carbs I purchased mine from Olympia Local Foods,… Read More The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread
It’s Halloween-in-the-raw for us this year! Jon and I went to our first raw foodie conference last month, hosted by raw food guru David “Avocado” Wolfe (LongevityNow Conference), and we were both kind of surprised by how completely inspired and excited we came away from it to begin exploring the raw food diet and lifestyle.… Read More Happy Raw Halloween!
This recipe comes from Tropical Traditions, in the recipes section. It’s been a favorite amongst my friends, so I thought I’d share it with all of you! I’ve made a couple of small modifications from the original. And coconut flour is available through Tropical Traditions, or you can probably find it at any health food… Read More Coconutty Almond Cookies
This recipe comes from a short-lived cafe in Twin Falls called Yoyo (Your On Your Own)–meaning it was a place where you went to a counter and collected your food, then seated yourself. Even though it was “cafeteria style”, the building was anything but cafeteria–an old, restored house with a lotta lotta charm. This can… Read More Baked Oatmeal