Recipes

Spinach-Basil Pesto Recipe

PrintSpinach-Basil Pesto Ingredients2 cups of fresh spinach, stems removed 2 cups of fresh basil, stems removed 1 cup of garlic infused olive oil (or plain olive oil and add extra minced garlic) 1 tsp of course salt (or to taste) 1 tsp of minced garlic (or to taste) 1/2 cup of walnuts (budget friendly nut)…

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Wholesome Chocolate Banana Smoothie (Whole30 Compliant)

The goal in real food eating is to find recipes that use clean ingredients.  My daughter, who is my partner in kitchen creations, and I blended this scrumptious wholesome chocolate banana smoothie (Whole30 compliant/vegan/GF) that is packed with ingredients plucked from nature.  The typical smoothie offered at a restaurant can be a bit deceiving.  Most…

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A Simple, Versatile Real Food Breakfast Menu

If I could pick a period in which to breakfast, I would choose the Upper-class Regency Era in England, a la Downton Abbey season 1 for two reasons:  the menu was simple and unhurried.  The upstairs residents of the Regency Era households had the luxury of lingering over breakfast while engaging in polite chit chat…

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Book Banter: A Book Review From the Side Porch

Thanks for joining me in a monthly book review from the side porch of my farm house.  If we are going to be coffee-sipping on the side porch friends, then I must unapologetically confess three of my weaknesses to you right now:  organic lipstick found for a bargain, organic coffee (lattes to be exact), and…

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