autumn

Pumpkin Ginger Cake

The sweet earthiness of pumpkin paired with warming ginger in this seasonal cake adapted from FOLK magazine is simply divine. Oh and that frosting….
CAKE

Ingredients

3 cups coconut sugar
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup coconut oil
1 teaspoon ground cloves
4 eggs
3-1/2 cups coconut flour
2/3 cup water
2 teaspoons baking soda
15 oz. […]

By |November 10th, 2014|Food|0 Comments

Celeriac Chickpea Stew w. Slow Roasted Tomatoes

Sweet slow-roasted tomatoes offset the chile-spiced chickpeas in this simple but flavorful dish. Celeriac (celery root) is a versatile vegetable that adds flavor and nourishment to this dish which can be enjoyed as a dish or its own meal.
Ingredients
For the slow-roasted tomatoes ~

1/4 cup olive […]

By |June 7th, 2014|Food|0 Comments

Creamy Polenta w. Roasted Root Vegetables

This delicious little dish from Naturally Ella is comforting in a good-for-you way!
Ingredients
VEGETABLES
1 parsnip
1 rutabaga
1-2 red beets
1 tablespoon olive oil

POLENTA
4 cups water
½ teaspoon sea salt
1 cup polenta
½ teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoon fresh parsley
1 tablespoon butter (or Earth Balance)

TOPPING
1 ounce blue cheese (I used goat cheese. Omit […]

By |March 31st, 2014|Food|0 Comments

Pumpkin Spice + Coconut Muffins

These seasonal muffins from Green Kitchen Stories are not overly sweet and can be enjoyed for breakfast or served with frosting for dessert. The coconut milk makes them satisfying but light, and the orange and spices lend a warming flavor perfect for Fall.
Dry Ingredients

1/2  cup […]

By |October 23rd, 2013|Featured Posts, Food|0 Comments

Harvest Cake w. Vanilla Cream

Bring together the flavors of the season with this comforting cake adapted from Roost blog. Slightly spiced, naturally sweetened and entirely free of grain, gluten and dairy, this earthy cake is delicious and leaves you feeling good. If you prefer a layered cake, simply […]

By |October 11th, 2013|Food|0 Comments

Spiced Camu Cider

There’s nothing like curling up by a toasty fire and sipping a hot cup of cider on a chilly night. This healing cider not only warms the body and soul, but contains the Brazilian superfood, camu camu. The buzz about this potent berry has […]

By |October 4th, 2013|Food|0 Comments

Roasted Acorn Squash Stuffed w. Quinoa, Mushrooms + Herbs

I could go on and on waxing poetic about Autumn. It’s my favorite season… curling up by a toasty fire, taking an evening stroll in the crisp outdoor air, sipping spiced hot drinks, and enjoying the season’s most festive foods like pumpkins, apples, and squash!

I […]

By |October 2nd, 2012|Food|0 Comments

DIY Pinecone Bird Feeders

Old-fashioned DIY pinecone bird feeders are a fun and easy craft that kids love and you probably have most of the materials on hand.

Materials

Pinecones (look for ones that are opened up)
Smooth nut butter (Omit if anyone has a nut sensitivity or allergy)
Ghee or butter
Birdseed […]

By |July 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Warm Apple Crisp

Mmm… who doesn’t love Apple Crisp? This recipe from The Waldorf Kindergarten Snack Book is simple, comforting, healthy and delicious!

Ingredients

Lots of apples (I usually use about 6 Pink Lady apples)
4-5 cups oats (I use GF Harvest Organic Gluten-Free Rolled Oats)
1 stick of butter, melted (or 1/2 cup […]

By |June 10th, 2012|Food|0 Comments