Posted in July 2011

Homemade Yogurt {a recipe & tutorial}

Any google search for homemade yogurt can give you a million different links for a million different ways of making yogurt. Trust me, I’ve read them all. Well not,¬†all, but¬†a lot. ūüôā So I figured I would add my post to the other million & give you yet another method of making homemade yogurt. Before … Continue reading

Weekly Menu Plan {nourishing traditions} #10

[July 2011, Week 3] {Breakfast}¬†Soaked Baked Oatmeal,¬†Soaked Granola¬†with Raw Milk or¬†Homemade Yogurt, & Soaked¬†Waffles* this weekend {A.M. Snacks}¬†Peanut Butter Smoothies¬†&¬†Cultured Milk Smoothies* {Lunches}¬†Peanut Butter¬†& Raw Honey on Sprouted Bread, Carrot Sticks & Creme Fraiche* (I add the ranch dressing herbs from¬†this recipe¬†to make “Ranch Dip”), Apples &¬†Peanut Butter, Salmon Salad (with homemade Mayo*) on¬†Soaked Crackers … Continue reading

My {1st} Lacto-Fermented Recipe {nourishing traditions}

I have been¬†patiently¬†waiting for the tomato plants in my “patio garden” to ripen up their fruit so I could make this tasty sounding salsa recipe from ¬†Nourishing Traditions.¬†As soon as there were eight (tiny) tomatoes ripe & ready, I rushed to the farmer’s market for cilantro & jalapeno peppers. I had onions & garlic from¬†Azure¬†in … Continue reading

Weekly Menu Plan {nourishing traditions} #9

[July 2011, Week 2] {Breakfast}¬†Soaked Baked Oatmeal,¬†Soaked Granola¬†with Raw Milk or¬†Homemade Yogurt, &¬†Soaked German Pancakes¬†this weekend {A.M. Snacks}¬†PB Smoothies¬†&¬†Cultured Milk Smoothies* {Lunches}¬†PB¬†& Raw Honey on Sprouted Bread, Carrot Sticks & Creme Fraiche* (I add the ranch dressing herbs from¬†this recipe¬†to make “Ranch Dip”), Apples &¬†PB, Salmon Salad (with homemade Mayo*) on¬†Soaked Crackers {P.M. Snacks} Popcorn* … Continue reading

Peanut….Peanut Butter! {a sweet success}

I finally did it! I made yummy peanut butter that our¬†whole¬†family¬†loves! Yipee! My peanut butter making history… 1st attempt: I soaked & dehydrated my organic Valencia peanuts (with the skin on) from¬†Azure¬†& threw them in the Vitamix. Following the recipe in¬†Nourishing Traditions, I added honey, salt & coconut oil. I¬†loved¬†it. It was the best peanut … Continue reading