• Simple Green Smoothie

    I’m feeling very guilty about being gone from here for so long, but rest assured I have been planning recipes to share. Now to just find the time to test, photograph, and share them.

     
     
    Posted in Breakfast, Dairy-Free, Drinks, Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free, Low-Sugar, Nut-Free, Paleo, SCD, Vegetarian  |  6 Comments
     
     


    Pumpkin Steamer {dairy-free}

        I love this time of year. Fall colors, Indian summer days, and pumpkins. Here’s a personal favorite: a pumpkin steamer. 

     
     
    Posted in Breakfast, Dairy-Free, Drinks, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free, Low-Sugar, Nut-Free, Paleo, SCD, Vegetarian  |  4 Comments
     
     


    Simple Green Juice

    There’s a lot of juicing going on this time of year. It’s probably due to New Year’s resolutions and all the accompanying cleansing regimens on the market. While I’m not doing any fasting or cleansing, I am immersed in juicing.

     
     
    Posted in Breakfast, Dairy-Free, Drinks, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free, Low-Sugar, Nut-Free, Paleo, SCD, Vegetarian  |  14 Comments
     
     


    Mexican Hot Chocolate

    When I first wrote about hot chocolate I had just started writing in Comfy Belly, we were snowed in, and the only ingredients I had on hand was a bag of chocolate chips and some goat milk.

     
     
    Posted in Dairy-Free, Desserts, Drinks, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free, Nut-Free, Paleo, Vegetarian  |  7 Comments
     
     


    Watermelon Limeade {or Lemonade}

    This sweet citrus summer concoction requires very little to no sweetener, thanks to the sweetness of the watermelon. And since it’s going to be hot the next few days here in the Seattle area, we’re consuming stuff that keeps us … Continue reading

     
     
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    Caramel Frappé {Frappuccino}

    I’ve wanted to make a Frappuccino® for quite a while. One of my kids is addicted to this drink – a decaf, caramel Frappuccino®, to be exact. And it doesn’t hurt that I now have a Vitamix to really froth … Continue reading

     
     
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    How to Make Coconut Milk {quick & easy}

    {Updated on July 26, 2014} Here’s a quick, easy way to make coconut milk, plus a few sources of commercial coconut milk that don’t have gums or other additives.

     
     
    Posted in Dairy-Free, Drinks, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free, Nut-Free, Paleo, Quick & Easy, Sauces & Dressings, SCD, Tips, Vegetarian  |  19 Comments
     
     


    Strawberry Slushy

    This is one of our favorite “smoothies”. This is really more of a slushy because I use fruit, some juice, possibly some ice, and blend away. A great cooler to have after varsity tennis practice (in our case), on a … Continue reading

     
     
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    Hot Chocolate

    It snowed last night and it’s below freezing, which is a bit unusual for the Seattle area this time of year. Of course it was only about an inch or so, but it was enough to hit the sleigh hill. … Continue reading

     
     
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    1/4 cup 4 tablespoons
    1 cup 8 ounces
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    1 tablespoon 15 ml
     
     
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    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 tbsp
    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
     
     
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      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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