Gluten-Free Sourdough Starter

Gluten Free Sourdough Starter

{From Adrienne - Boy do I have a treat for you today.  A recipe for Gluten-Free Sourdough Starter.  I've been thinking about sourdough a lot since I found out that I can tolerate fermented foods.   We LOVE the tangy flavor of sourdough and I've been meaning to try my hand at making a gluten-free sourdough bread.  Thanks to Tiffany of Don't Waste the Crumbs, I am now that much closer to my ...Read The Full Post

Easiest Dairy-Free Condensed Milk

Easy Vegan Condensed Milk - Make it in a flash for all your vegan dessert needs!

Well, it's another one of those "Yippee!  I've figured something out!" days.  It's a Condensed Milk Recipe. Believe it or not, I've been trying to make vegan condensed milk for awhile now.  What better thing to do with one's time, right :-)? Finally, I think I've got it.  A condensed milk recipe that is super easy to make and should work in any recipe that calls for the canned stuff. So ...Read The Full Post

Our Favorite Salad Dressing – Five Ways!

This Homemade Salad Dressing is our FAVE! 5 different ways -- http://wholenewmom.com/whole-new-budget/best-salad-dressing-homemade-salad-dressing/

I've been meaning to get this recipe for Homemade Salad Dressing to you all for awhile now. Life has been crazy and things really get in the way sometimes, you know? Anyhow, this one is a real keeper.  And it's a great homemade salad dressing for those with food allergies as well - no dairy and some substitutions that should make this work for anyone. ...Read The Full Post

Easiest Homemade Liquid Stevia Extract

Liquid Stevia Drops convenient, but sooo expensive. See how easy it is to make them yourself! Enjoy this zero-calorie, natural sweetener in your beverages and baking and save money!

Liquid stevias are all the rage in sugar free eating and baking circles these days. Have you seen them? They are little dropper bottles full of super sweetness that you can add to your favorite beverages and sweet treats without: feeding candida or adding calories I love them and with the amazing variety of flavors out there you can really go to town. The only problem is, they ...Read The Full Post

How to Store Nuts and Seeds

How to Store Almonds

Have you been wondering how to store nuts and seeds? Once each year I organize a raw almond buy that also includes other nuts, seeds and health products.  Since during the almond harvest is the only time in the U.S. when one can purchase truly raw almonds before the government pasteurizes them (did you know that some are pasteurized using PPO, which is a fuel?), we buy enough to last us the ...Read The Full Post

Homemade Coconut Milk Recipe – Do It Yourself

Easy Homemade Coconut Milk

{UPDATE, 10/9/12:  This recipe has been updated to be better, but still super easy.  See Easiest Coconut Milk - Improved!} Why make homemade coconut milk, you ask?  When it's easy to just pick up a can at the grocery or health food store? Well, you see, we love coconut milk. We also love dried coconut, fresh coconut, coconut oil, coconut butter (check out my post on how to make your own coconut ...Read The Full Post

Moroccan Vinaigrette

Homemade Salad Dressing

It might sound strange, but this salad dressing recipe is simply one of our overall favorite recipes. It's a homemade wonderfully-seasoned salad dressing that frankly, is on our table for every meal. This Moroccan Vinaigrette is modifed from the recipe of the same name in Lorna Sass' Complete Vegetarian Kitchen, one of my many Lorna Sass cookbooks. I highlighted this cookbook in my post about ...Read The Full Post

Vegetable Broth Mix Recipe | All-Purpose Seasoning

Vegetable Broth Mix that doubles as an All-Purpose Seasoning--and there's another fabulous use for it as well! (Read the post to find out!) No need to buy boxed broths, or cubes with MSG and all that chemical ick anymore!

  Today's vegetable broth recipe post might seem like a bit of a diversion from the Perfect Popcorn Recipe posts that I have been doing.  But there actually is a connection here.... Now bear with me, because this is not information on how to make your own vegetable stock. While I am quite the fan of stock and just made homemade turkey stock a few weeks ago, I am trying to be balanced ...Read The Full Post

Homemade Nut and Seed Butter

Homemade Almond Butter. Or Sunflower Seed Butter. Or Pecan Butter. Make your own Homemade Nut Butters and save TONS of money over store prices. They taste better too!

We love almond butter.  And sunflower seed butter.  And macadamia butter....and...and... Nut butters and seed butters are great spread on things like my Super Quick Drop Biscuits or Gluten Free Wraps. Or eaten on a spoon.  A large spoon :-). ...Read The Full Post