CRAP Free Food

Holy Crap Cereal

Looking ahead to this year, I’ve decided to be honest and way more open that in previous years. This doesn’t mean too much information about me (I hope), just a lot more information about why and how I’ve gotten to this place, this time these decisions. Why in the world do I make something as…

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Honey Toffee Crispy Rice Ball Recipe for the Holidays

Honey Rice Balls - Ready for the cookie exchage

The image of spheres of sweetness just evoke Christmas time to me. When I was a child, we occasionally made popcorn balls, huge buttery toffee covered spheres of corn, breaking apart into white sticky crumbles on first bite. Our family dogs always loved when we made them since we rarely managed to eat them without…

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Pumpkin Pie from scratch

Fresh Pumpkin Pie

Having a food based holiday happening so close to a candy based holiday alway seemed like serendipity to me. After all, haven’t we all wondered what to do with those lovely pumpkins post Halloween? This year we ended up with a few spares after the carving party.   The best ones are the pie pumpkins…

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Creamy SunButter Sauce Recipe

Salad Rolls with SunButter Sauce

When I am helping a patient to identify food allergies some of the foods I eliminate are peanuts, tree nuts and soy. This yummy Sunbutter sauce recipe has none of those, but does have tons of flavor. I frequently make a batch of these to take to pot lucks, they are gone in a flash….

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Organic Food grows at the White House.

The Obamas announced today that they will be creating an organic garden at the White House with the help of 5th graders.The NY Times has a lovely article about it here. I love how Michelle Obama talks about the food and how her children went from poor eating habits to healthier ones just by being…

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