I heard once of a couple who started saving for Christmas gift-giving in January. They would set aside a little bit each month and do their shopping throughout the year. As much as I would one day love to plan this far in advance, these days I am lucky if I start thinking about Christmas
This sugar is wonderful to have around your home as a special treat and for parties. It also makes a wonderful gift any time of the year. Warm Vanilla Sugar by Amy Love, Real Food Whole Health Ingredients: 1 cup unbleached, organic cane sugar 3-4 vanilla beans Directions: Preheat oven to 200 F. Working on
This is a wonderful DIY recipe that works great as a gift any time of the year. It is easy to make, gourmet but affordable. Use organic ingredients whenever possible for best results. Easy Rosemary-Meyer Lemon Finishing Salt By Amy Love, Real Food Whole Health 1 cup unrefined sea salt (like Real Salt or Celtic
It’s the most wonderful time of year: the first real snow day! Children stay home from school, roads are quiet, families gather around a crackling fire, and everyone flocks to the kitchen for freshly baked (gluten free!) goodies, hot soup and warm drinks. In New England, we anticipate the snow with much excitement. We love
Want to make your own creme fraiche (or French sour cream)? It’s simple and delicious, not to mention economical. I make a quart at a time and it lasts us about two weeks. There are several ways you can make this- with buttermilk, with a starter, etc, but here’s how I make it: Simply pour
Want some whipped cream on that? Skip the store-bought stuff full of additives, artificial flavors, trans-fat laden vegetable oil and high fructose GMO corn syrup. Even the “real” stuff made with dairy is made with milk from cows in confinement; those that eat an inappropriate diet of grains that are full of GMOs, and given
Check out this video that explains how to make chicken bone broth (also called chicken stock) from scratch. It’s an easy, nourishing and delicious snack throughout the day, as a base for soups, stews or sauces, and a huge component of a healthy diet!
Enjoy this how-to video that demonstrates making homemade mayo- a great spread and base for creamy salad dressings. The printed recipe for homemade mayonnaise can be found HERE
Enjoy this how-to video that explains how to soak and dehydrate nuts (and seeds) to neutralize anti-nutrients like phytic acid and improve the nutrition and digestibility of these foods.