All about That Broth

Bone broth. Two words spoken in my home at least 1/2 a dozen times a day, enjoyed by the mug full another 1/2 a dozen, and utilized in several other methods periodically throughout my time in the kitchen. Its my breakfast and my bedtime snack. My two children ages 6 and 4 could quite possibly…

Bone Broth – Beef Tongue

We live in a culture of hot & fried – fast food. I want to bring us back to low and slow – soul food. The meals where the love that went into the preparation can be tasted. To nurture the food we plan on serving others and take joy in the anticipation of that…

Vegan Cashew Ice Cream

I have been making this dessert for years. Its one of our family favorites. Previously, I had been using canned coconut cream – which although delicious and an outmatched dairy substitute – brings along with it gums, fillers and BPA. Not a fan of any of those! I figured “its dessert, dont sweat the small…

Grain Free – Vegan Seed Bread

This vegan bread is super simple and quick! It was born one afternoon when I just had to bite into something chewy and lather it in oil. My egg lady has had a short – and I am wayyyy too farm girl to go to the store for eggs. Its amazing what you can accomplish…

Black Bean Chocolate Cake

Nostalgia. There are those who enjoy chocolate – and there are those who are wrong. I always chose chocolate. Whenever it was my birthday and my sweet, sweet mother asked me, “steffanie, what kind of cake would you like?” I requested chocolate cake with chocolate frosting. I have apparently not grown up enough to grow…

Keto Coconut Bread

Please try me. I wont disappoint. Being Grain free, I can find myself reminiscing about the yeasty, glutenous, chewy bread you would traditionally dip into herbs and olive oil. Then I quickly remind myself of the back breaking, kneading – hoping and praying over your bread that it will rise – stress that comes with…

AIP – Chicken Liver Jerky

Living out in the boonies, and accommodating health issues means we pack food every time we leave the house. I dont like to buy too many convenience foods ( They’re so expensive!!) but I had been purchasing jerky online for the long days into town. I had some liver pate I had made and froze…

Super-Berry Bars

These bars. Man – they saved me when I peaked into the fridge to see what dessert I could serve my boys one afternoon, and realized there wasn’t one! What I didn’t realize was the entire sheet of Raw, Vegan, Black bean brownies I had made two days before was gone…. One thing is for…

Blueberry Coconut Breakfast Cake

  Cake. Its whats for breakfast.     Once a week we have an event at our house called “baking day.” This is the day Mom, (me) gets over zealous and enthusiastically prepares and creates as many dishes possible -before my brains explode- and throw them all in the oven all at the same time….

Ground Beef/Liver meatloaf

Meatloaf – one of those iconic, stick to your ribs, hearty, classic American dinners. Always served with a side of mashed potatoes. Today, we’re upgrading. I’m always ‘sneaking’ superfoods onto my boys plates. My husband will eat anything (except avocados), bless his gracious heart. Anything, I thought, until I fried up liver and onions one…