• How to Make Mayonnaise

    I’m so proud when I manage to re-create the taste of something that I used to buy in a jar. And this is quite simple to make—it just requires a bit of patience as you slowly drizzle the oil into … Continue reading

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    Baking with Almond Flour

    The first time I baked a recipe with almond flour it was not at all what I expected. And then I discovered that almond flour can mean a lot of things: almond meal, ground almonds, and blanched almond flour. Since … Continue reading

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    Belly Tricks

    When your digestive system is a bit out of whack and you want a quick fix, try some of these techniques that work for us… Probiotics We store our probiotics in the refrigerator, and bring them on trips. The two … Continue reading

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    How to Make Chicken Stock

    Whenever I have the remains of a roasted chicken, or the drippings from a roasted chicken pan or casserole dish, I make chicken stock and then use it or freeze it to use later. It is easy to defrost and you … Continue reading

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    How to Make Yogurt

    Making yogurt is easier than you might think. While it’s not necessary to own a yogurt maker−there are many techniques, from using a dehydrator to using a heating pad or placing a jar in a cabinet with a lamp−it does make … Continue reading

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    Crème fraîche

    I was turned on to crème fraîche when I started making home-made yogurt, and I was desperate for a creamy treat for my son, who was craving ice cream. Crème fraîche, besides being a fantastic substitution for sour cream, can … Continue reading

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    About Comfy Belly

      Welcome! Comfy Belly is a place for me to store and share recipes, interviews, and tips. I use simple, nutrient-dense ingredients, staying as close to the earth as possible. One of my boys was diagnosed with Crohn’s in 2005, which inspired … Continue reading

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  • Measurement Equivalents

    1 tablespoon 3 teaspoons
    1/4 cup 4 tablespoons
    1 cup 8 ounces
    1 teaspoon 5 ml
    1 tablespoon 15 ml
  • Ingredient Conversions

    almond flour 1/2 cup 48 g
    coconut flour 1/4 cup 26 g
    honey 1/4 cup 85 g
    honey 1 cup 12 ounces
    maple syrup 1/4 cup 81 g
    maple syrup 1/4 cup 59 ml
    butter 1/4 cup 55 g
    butter 1/2 cup 8 tablespoons
    cocoa 1/4 cup 22 g
    chocolate chips 1 cup 6 ounces
    chocolate chips 1 cup 160 g
    olive oil 1/4 cup 54 g
    olive oil 1/4 cup 2 ounces
    coconut oil 1/4 cup 52 g
    Parmesan, grated 1/4 cup 20 g
  • Temperature Conversions

    Gas Mark Fahrenheit Celsius
      1/4  225  110
      1/2  250  130
        1  275  140
        2  300  150
        3  325  170
        4  350  180
        5  375  190
        6  400  200
        7  425  220
        8  450  230
        9  475  240
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