Archive for the 'Food' Category

Chamomile Orange Tea

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

I love chamomile tea. I usually purchase and enjoy Trader Joe’s Chamomile Tea… but recently I have been getting it in my CSA box. I cute little bouquet that would make an adorable centerpiece decoration! But, I decided to make fresh chamomile tea instead. Simple: Wash the bouquet. Have a child (good for them-good for […]

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Kids&Veggies- NPR story + tips

Saturday, March 16th, 2013

Good read: NPR story- Selling Kids on Veggies When Rules Like Clean Your Plate Fail    

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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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Stock-up on Deals!

Saturday, March 9th, 2013

When you see a good deal on something that you will eat quickly, stores well, can be frozen, or canned. Stock-up!! I saw apples, huge, melon-size organic Fujis, for $0.99 per pound. I stocked up. I keep them at the bottom of my pantry and they last for a good month or so, if 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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Keurig for Coffee

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

I love a good cup of coffee in the morning. I love the smell, the taste, the warm cup, the whole coffee experience- throw a frothed homemade almond milk “creamer” on top and it is over the top. Enjoying it while reading a book at my kitchen table is a treat or on a Saturday […]

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