Shortbread is probably one of my favorite cookies. What can I say? Butter is awesome. And it is one of the specific things I’ve missed a bit since going grain-free. So when I came across this recipe, I had to try it out. It’s originally from Recipes for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, a book I


Now that I seem to have my mind back (maybe it was the massage I got today!), I can write this up for you. It’s very tasty, and makes a LOT of soup. We froze about half of it. I think it makes 8-10 servings. I threw this together out of my own head, but


I don’t know why, but I’ve been on a chocolate kick lately. Paleo hot chocolate, chocolate-dipped macaroons, and now this. I wanted to make some chocolate milk but we didn’t have any of the powdered stuff or chocolate syrup, so I whipped up my own. It was so easy that I’m wondering why I haven’t


For forever, I’ve had the Pioneer Woman’s Cauliflower Soup bookmarked. It just looks amazing, doesn’t it? My friend Meagan has made it and has confirmed its amazingness. But I never made it. Don’t ask me why. And now I wouldn’t want to make it as-is because it has flour in it. So I made my


One of the all-time most popular posts on this blog is the Homemade Granola Bar Recipe. But for over a year now, I’ve been avoiding grains in favor of more nutrient-dense foods. An oat-filled granola bar isn’t going to do me any favors now that I’m grain-free. Enter: The grain-free granola bar. I took my


Yes, I’m still pregnant, still in Prodromal Labor… consistent contractions all day and night, but that’s just the “problem.” They’re not getting more intense, so… I’m left in limbo. And what do people in limbo do? Bake cookies! (And make tomato basil sauce out of the TONS of tomatoes from our garden, but I didn’t


One of the best things in the world is hollandaise sauce. I’m not even kidding. On asparagus, for dipping artichoke leaves, over eggs benedict, or as a sauce for fish (or chicken, or veggies, or whatever). You will lick the plate. Unless there’s company over… in which case you’ll lick the plate in the kitchen


Honestly, I don’t understand when people say, “I don’t like vegetables.” Like vegetables are a whole group of unappealing foods or something… and they’re all the same. But in my opinion vegetables are some of the best things EVER. Especially when they come from your own garden or from a local farmer. They are so


Here’s another variation on my basic pancake recipe. It’s a-muh-HAY-zing! My mother visited in February, and one morning for breakfast she requested IHOP. Well, when we googled around we realized we don’t HAVE an IHOP here. (Whyyyy?) So I asked her what she would have ordered and she told me oatmeal walnut pancakes sounded like


I used to cut bell peppers in half lengthwise, rip out the seeds and the stem, rinse the loose seeds off in the sink, then cut it up… That’s simple enough, but honestly, this way is even nicer because you don’t have to deal with the seeds at all. I think after cutting 3 bell


I was looking for recipes for a good sandwich bread to make in the bread machine, and came across this recipe on allrecipes. At 4.5 stars and almost 500 reviews, I decided to give it a go! Of course, after reading some of the reviews, I decided to try a honey wheat version instead, since


I’ve posted a few times about things cooked in pie crusts: Tomato pie, Tomato Pie Again, and Zucchini Quiche. And I promise there will be more. So I figured it was about time to make a pie crust tutorial. I think if my mother-in-law hadn’t shown me how it’s done, I wouldn’t be so good



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