Finally! Gluten-Free Bread Made Simple, with This Book

Finally, my gluten-free bread game is on point! Gluten free + dairy free loaf, baked on a stoneware baking sheet in the oven (NOT in a bread machine)! To me, this is on par with the best German bakery bread – except that stuff’s all full of gluten, so we can’t eat it. I’ve been… Continue reading Finally! Gluten-Free Bread Made Simple, with This Book

Food Freedom? On Allowing Your Kids to Eat Whatever They Want

This article was originally posted on TheHomestead.Guru Unschooling goes beyond education and learning–it bleeds over into every area of your life, eventually. So what does it look like to be unschooling food? For many unschoolers, unschooling food means exactly what it sounds like: kids are given the freedom to eat whatever they want. Many of… Continue reading Food Freedom? On Allowing Your Kids to Eat Whatever They Want

Gardening: The Lazy Way. Quick Tips to Grow Food Naturally

Gardening is at the core of our lifestyle. It’s health and hobby in one…but I seem to be a specialist in #NeglectGardening! I forget to water. I miss the planting windows. I hardly ever weed. And YET – we have consistent yields of wild, incredible abundance even from our “flawed” efforts. Gardening is a beautiful… Continue reading Gardening: The Lazy Way. Quick Tips to Grow Food Naturally

Homemade Bumble Bars Recipe

Ah, Bumble Bars… Gluten-free, organic, and so delicious.  I was introduced to Bumble Bars by a dear friend of mine, who is big-into healthy eating (even moreso than I am).  At first, I wasn’t sure whether I liked them that much–but when I saw them at the store, I thought I’d try one again….and the… Continue reading Homemade Bumble Bars Recipe

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Part 3 – My Journey to & Beyond Vegetarianism [Everything is Energy]

So in my last post in this series, I was feeling very unsettled and confused because wheat, the major ingredient in my diet, was suddenly being implicated as unhealthy, and the cause of my husband’s suspected Celiac disease. This Celiac thing turned our world upside-down. At first I approached it like a random allergy, as… Continue reading Part 3 – My Journey to & Beyond Vegetarianism [Everything is Energy]

My Journey to and Beyond Vegetarianism, Part 2 (Grains are BAD?)

So in my last post in this series, I left off at the point where I was a complacent vegan who felt “pretty good” about my choices from an ethical and a nutritional standpoint, and was more or less satisfied with my diet for the time being. Then, gradually, I lost my passion for veganism.  … Continue reading My Journey to and Beyond Vegetarianism, Part 2 (Grains are BAD?)

Gluten-free Crock-pot Cornbread Stuffing (Vegan-Adaptable)

Gluten-free, vegan-adaptable crock-pot cornbread stuffing–that’s yummy enough to serve to your meat-, dairy-, and gluten-eating friends.  Really. This recipe is the culmination of my search for yummy stuffing (like Stove-Top, but even better!) that is gluten-free, so my husband could enjoy it too.  He’s newly gluten-free, and we’re finding that a lot of the gluten-free items… Continue reading Gluten-free Crock-pot Cornbread Stuffing (Vegan-Adaptable)

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Evolution of dietary thought: Does the past shape the future?

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about my diet, and making some changes that are long-overdue for my health and well-being.  I’m writing a series of posts discussing the evolution of my diet in both thought and action, from junk-food junkie to aspiring raw vegan.  (Back off, food police–I did say “aspiring“.  It’s an evolution,… Continue reading Evolution of dietary thought: Does the past shape the future?