autumn

Recipe: {Creamy Polenta with Roasted Root Vegetables} V+GF

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 + Recipes|0 Comments

Recipe: {Pumpkin Spice & Coconut Muffins} V+GF

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|Food + Recipes, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recipe: {Harvest Cake with Vanilla Cream} P+V+GF

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 + Recipes|0 Comments

Recipe: {Spiced Camu Cider} + Healing Benefits

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

By |October 4th, 2013|Food + Recipes, Natural Remedies|0 Comments

Craft: {DIY Americana Wreath with Tea Stained Flag}

What better way to welcome Fall into our homes than with a handcrafted wreath? Inspired by a variety of beautiful wreaths, I incorporated elements from a few to make one of my own ~ A swag of country dried broom corn, wheat, tree berries, bakuli pods and […]

By |October 12th, 2012|Home, Projects + Crafting, Uncategorized|3 Comments

Recipe: {Roasted Acorn Squash Stuffed w Quinoa, Mushrooms & Herbs} V+GF

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 + Recipes, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Craft: {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 […]

Recipe: {Apple Crisp} V+GF Optional

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 + Recipes|0 Comments