Archive for: April, 2012

Pizza

    My family loves pizza!  There is no reason why we can’t have pizza if prepared properly.  This pizza is a sourdough spelt crust that has been soaked.  It is easy to digest making it a perfect choice for pizza.  You will need sourdough starter and can easily make it here ~ How To Make Your Own Sourdough Starter.  In this recipe I used organic pizza sauce (in a glass jar), organic pepperoni and raw cheese.  You could add…

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collage

  I am so excited to bring you these 5 amazing smoothie recipes from my good friend Katie over at This Chick Cooks (I know, such a great name for a website!)  Katie has a ton of great whole foods recipes and tips to revitalize you.  Head on over and check out her great website.  I have tried all of these smoothies and they are wonderful!  The only change I made was using raw milk, but organic works fine as…

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    In this segment I will feature inspirational quotes that I love.  If you have any quotes that you like, love, inspires you or make you think or laugh, please feel free to leave them in the comment section below and it might become one of our daily featured quotes!  I will post these quotes daily on our Facebook Page!  What inspires you!  Please do share! So here is how this will work.  Each day I will post on…

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Hoop House

 Extend Your Gardening Season Up To 4 Months Longer   Would you believe me if I told you that you could extend your gardening season to be 4 months longer?  Think of how much more you could grow with 4 extra months! You might believe that this can be done but when I tell you that you can do this for less than $10, you might be a bit skeptical.  I am here to show you how easy it is!…

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Transplants

It is finally time for me to transplant some of my seedlings into my garden.  In todays post, I am going to explain several key elements to help you successfully transplant your plants into your garden. The first thing you want to do is make sure that your plants are ready to be transplanted.  If you look at the photo below, notice how nice and big my seedlings have gotten.  You want the root system to be quite developed.  You…

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Strawberry Picking

Welcome to Family Friendly Fridays! Today I’d like to talk about our kids and educating them about the food they eat.  We take for granted the food that we bring into our homes.  Now I am not talking about food we get in the supermarket on the shelves, I am talking about real wholesome food purchased at farmers markets, orchards and farms.  Farmers are some of the hardest workers out there!  I grew up with strong values and respect for…

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Grilled Asparagus

    There is nothing I enjoy more then grilled asparagus!  If you have never tried asparagus grilled before, you are in for a treat!  Grilling asparagus brings out an almost nutty like flavor.  The first time I grilled my asparagus I knew from that moment on, that I would always grill asparagus, it is that good!  So the next time you are getting the grill out, pick yourself up a pound of asparagus and try this amazing recipe.  You…

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Ham & Bean Soup

  I posted a great recipe the other day, Organic Pastured Fresh Ham Recipe With An Apricot Honey Glaze.  In this recipe I cooked a delicious ham and of course, I always save the bones to make soup later on in the week.  Here is that recipe!   By utilizing every part of the ham (the bones) you can create a delicious leftover soup recipe!  This soup takes a little preparation and requires some soaking, but it really is quite…

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Fresh Ham

  This year for Easter I made a fresh ham.  I have to say, I was super happy with the finished product.  I think it is important to note, that fresh ham taste completely different the ham that has already been cured and baked.  This ham is not as salty as cured ham and it really has a great texture to it!  When purchasing a ham, try to locate a local farmer that has pastured ham.  Be sure the skin…

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Stevia

   Is Your Stevia Real?   Today I want to expand a little on a post I did 6 months ago.  In this video, featured below, I show you how to make your own pure stevia and liquid stevia.  Making and growing your own stevia is very simple.  You can save a lot of money by making your own stevia and take comfort in knowing that this is the “real” thing and not the fake stevia that is all over…

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