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I have not had the best luck with cornbread recipes in the past. I decided to try one last night and I modified it to make it gluten-free and dairy-free. It turned out to be super delicious and very easy. We were so happy with this one that there is hardly any left, less than […]

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Pumpkin Muffins

Yields about 8-9 muffins. Recipe adapted from the Realistic Nutritionalist Prep time: 10-20 minutes Cook time: About 20 – 22 minutes Ingredients: 1/4 cup coconut flour (or sorghum or garbanzo flour) 1/4 cup buckwheat flour (or rice flour) 1/4 cup tapioca flour (alternatively use 3/4 cup gluten free flour mix in place of first three […]

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Slow Cooked Apple Butter

I made two batches in my slow cooker. The first with a ton of sugar and the second with maple syrup and honey. They are both delicious. I cooked the sugary one longer and it came out thicker. Apple Butter one 16 apples, peeled and sliced 3 cups sugar 3/4 cup apple cider 2 T […]

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Bengal Red Lentil Dal

Bengali Masar Dal   This is my favorite dal recipe, from my favorite Indian cookbook. Pictured also: Okra Braised with Tomatoes, Onions and Spices and Indian Spiced Braised Eggplant   1 ½ cups red lentils (masar dal) 4 ½ cups water 3-6 hot green chilies (optional – serve minced chilies on the side if you […]

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This takes no time at all, chuck all this stuff in a food processor: 2-3 cloves garlic 3-4 cups basil (about 1 basil plant), picked and washed ½ cup walnuts or cashews ¼-1/2 cup parsley ½ cup good olive oil 3/4 t salt

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Quinoa Salad with Corn and Black Beans

1 cup of quinoa cooked in 2 cups of water. Bring to low boil then turn down to low for 20 minutes. 2 ears corn, cooked and cut off the cob 1 or 2 carrots, diced 1 bunch scallions, sliced 1 cup cilantro or parsley, chopped 1-2 cups black beans, rinsed 1-2 limes, juiced 1/3 […]

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Chocolate Raspberry Layer Cake

This is a most delicious devil’s food cake. Combined with raspberries this layer cake is off the chain, as Ben says! 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa 1 ¼ cup boiling water ¾ cup unbleached all-purpose flour ¾ cup whole wheat pastry flour

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Banana Bread

If I have three super ripe bananas, I just can’t do anything except make Banana Bread (especially if my mom is in town). Cream: 1 stick softened butter ½ cup turbinado sugar (or light brown sugar)

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Granola Protein Bars

This recipe is super delicious, super easy and versitile. Feel free to substitute almond butter for peanut butter or change up the seeds with nuts (if i were using walnuts or other big nuts i would chop them). If you have a little food processor, it is really nice to grind up the oatmeal some […]

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March 2 Shonishin & Full Moon Fridays 2012

One Friday afternoon each month Kelly holds a walk-in Shonishin clinic. Shonishin is a gentle balancing treatment for kids and babies. Monthly treatments can help boost and maintain your child’s health.

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