Monthly Archives: September 2013

Green Tomato Chutney

Autumn hit before the last of my tomatoes had a chance to ripen. They started rotting on the vine before they changed color. I picked the good ones and started looking into green tomato relish recipes. None of them really … Continue reading

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Black Bean Chili

The tail end of a typhoon blew in yesterday so it was perfect weather to make chili. I used black beans my mom grew and dried as well as an onion from her garden. I often add a half pound … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Almond Milk Yogurt

Yogurt is a very good thing if you have decreased amounts of microbes in your gut but not so good if you’re sensitive to dairy products. I found a local source for non-dairy yogurt using coconut milk or almond milk; … Continue reading

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Almond Lemon Sponge Cake

I just started organizing my recipes and testing select ones for my Crafty Cookery Cookbook but paused in the process last night to create a gluten free sponge cake for my dear friend Sonie. I cobbled together four different recipes … Continue reading

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Chronically Ill Cooking: The Freezer

One of my twitter followers and fellow chronically ill foodie suggested I write about food storage after seeing a photo of my freezer. A well stocked freezer is a must have for the chronically ill cook. There are too many … Continue reading

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Grain Free Blueberry Peach Crumble

I love fruit crisps, crumbles and buckles. They’re easy to throw together and pack a lot of flavor and nutrition into a dessert without requiring a lot of ingredients. A few weeks ago I stopped at the veggie/fruit market near … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Goat Cheese Oat Groat Risotto

Oat groats are an undervalued whole grain but one packed with nutrition and flavor. It takes a little planning ahead since it’s best to soak them for several hours or overnight before cooking but well worth the extra time and … Continue reading

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