Archive for the 'Cooking' Category

Upcoming Summer Cooking Classes

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Upcoming SUMMER Cooking Classes: What: Cooking classes taught by Courtney Graham to help you and yours love and appreciate food&cooking in a new way that is healthy&practical in a busy home. Where: At my home Contact: Via email or blog {www.wholedligence.com} Class Descriptions&Costs: (you are sent home with recipes, resources, and taste tests with each […]

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Gone Bananas

Sunday, April 28th, 2013

I just taught a great cooking class “Gone Bananas” x2. We drew a banana, learned about the healthy attributes of a banana, and cooked with bananas as our only sweetener. It was a fun class!! Here is one of my families current favorite recipes that use banana: Gone Bananas Banana Spice Cakies Ingredients 1 cup […]

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Michael Pollan on Colbert Report & Upcoming Cooking Classes

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Michael Pollan on The Colbert Report: New Book Cooked   Where does your food come from? Who cooks it? How can you cook food? Fermenting? Lots of good stuff!! Upcoming Cooking Classes that could help you: $10 each {siblings $5 each, bring a friend FOR THE FIRST TIME FREE!!} Kids Cooking Class: Bread & Butter When: Tuesday, […]

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Food Allergies&Intolerances

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Food allergies & intolerances. Just those words can be so overwhelming for anyone who has walked down this path. We discovered food intolerances in our middle child and myself this past year. Acid reflux, daily digestion issues, eczema. It starts with just putting together a and b. I don’t know how long my son had […]

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Turkey&Veg Over Spinach

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

This is very fresh. Very veggie. Very good. Saute any of the following in coconut oil: zucchini slices, grape tomatoes, onion, crushed garlic, chopped turkey cutlets or tenders (organic, free-range), a handful of fresh herbs. Saute until cooked. Prepare each plate with a good helping of washed spinach. Place a scoop of the Turkey&Veg mix […]

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Breakfast: Baked Apples & Baked Eggs

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Oh my goodness! This breakfast leaves you thinking about it for days… and it is so easy. Baked apples stuffed with honey, coconut oil, cinnamon, raisins, and almond meal. Sautéed greens with tomatoes, bacon, onion, fresh herbs, and eggs. A quick “how-to”: {FYI this breakfast can be added to or taken away from based on what you […]

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Lunch: Stuffed Tomato, Avo, & Salad with Leftover Broccoli

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

I love a good, healthy lunch that fills us up until dinner (cross my fingers). 1. Stuffed Tomato: This is something my grandma used to make. Slice a tomato into wedges. Top it with homemade tuna or salmon or chicken salad (I mix mine with homemade mayo, mustard, lacto-fermented pickles, green onions, and a bit […]

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Whole Diligence @ Petunia Pickle Bottom

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Thank you Petunia! Great class… Veggies: Love ‘Em & Eat ‘Em (also available for $5 in my store if you cannot attend a class). This Thursday’s class at 9am: Warm Me Up: Soup&Broth {RSVP Courtney@wholediligence.com} Whole Diligence featured on Petunia Pickle Bottom’s blog today. Check out : Veggie Baked Eggs & Coconut Carrot Muffins.   […]

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Orange Smiles

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

My kids love food, love to be in the kitchen, love to help in the kitchen, love to cook alone. The other morning, they made scrambled eggs with chopped tomato, garlic, and fresh herbs from our garden. So good, so sweet, and they all helped. The oldest (9) chopped, the youngest (4) cracked eggs, the […]

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Whole Wheat Bagels

Friday, March 1st, 2013

2 cups warm water 1 Tbsp yeast 2 Tbsp molasses 1 tsp coconut oil 2 tsp sea salt 4 cups whole wheat flour, freshly ground 1 to 1 1/2 cups unbleached white flour 1 Tbsp honey Combine water and yeast. Let sit for a couple minutes. Add honey, molasses, coconut oil, and salt. Stir. Grind […]

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