Elderberry Ice Cubes

I often see individuals wanting to make elderberry syrup and then not wanting the sugar so they try to find another solution. Some try to substitute the sugar, others head to making a tincture but I really think that elderberry is best extracted in water, in a decoction. So how do we make a larger…

Gluten and Dairy Free Pumpkin Pie

If you haven’t realized it yet from my previous posts I really like Pumpkin! This Pumpkin Pie recipe is completely allergen friendly!  Crust This crust recipe worked better for me than any gluten crust I have ever tried and I will keep using it.I used 1/2 cup vegetable shortening with 1 1/4 cups of chickpea…

Warming Spice Cake

I love all the different ways I can add herbs into sweet foods. This recipe is no different. What better way to warm you up after a meal than a spice cake using delicious carminative herbs and circulatory stimulating herbs.. These herbs will not only keep you warm in the winter months but also help…

Pumpkin Mousse

Who doesn’t want a delicious pumpkin and herb filled desert? I sure want one. This is a delicious way to make a pumpkin desert for the holidays. This recipe is gluten free already so no need to make any adjustments. Ingredients 3 Eggs 1 cup milk 3/4 cup honey 1/2 cup milk 0.25 ounce unflavored…

Spicy Caramel Nut Mix

I love to have nuts but why cant we add some spice to them as well. With so many holiday treats being filled with fats and sugars, these candied nuts will at least offer you some herbs to help support your digestion and keep you warm at night. The only challenging part of making this…

Chocolate Almond Cake

This recipe is a delicious favorite of mine and I feel responsible that I have to share it with you so I don’t lose it myself. It is super simple and I often just have these ingredients sitting around my home so no need to make an extra trip to the grocery store. Ingredients 1…

Fruit Sorbet

This recipe is super easy and amazingly delicious. There are many ways to make it your own. I recommend starting with your fruit already frozen if you want to taste some before it goes into the freezer a second time. It is also necessary to have a good high powered blender for this recipe because…

Cranberry Tarts

This combines two recipes that I have already shared with you and you will not be disappointed. This is a great way to use your left over cranberry sauce and to get a delicious treat with it. I love fruit filled deserts.  Last year we made a delicious cherry cranberry sauce and now that you…

Vegetable Fritters Two Ways

It is so hard to get people to eat vegetables. Well it doesn’t have to. Now I realize there is so much oil in these and they are super fried but if you are trying to get a few more vegetables into your diet this might be a tasty way to start. Also a great…

Super Easy Gluten Free Crust

I usually have mixed results with using this crust but my pain problem is I am too excited to eat it that I don’t wait for it to cool before cutting into it. LET IT COOL! Enjoy! Remember simple ingredients makes this crust very versatile but be sure to follow the tips that are after…

Making a Kombucha Scoby

Kombucha is a big buzz word these days and I even see a kombucha tap at my co-op. What is it? Can you make it yourself? And, should you be drinking it? Kombucha is a fermented tea. You can buy it bottled in the store but you can also make it at home (we will…

Fermented Pickles

I have never made fermented pickles before so this a fun experiment. It was way easier than I was expecting and right now I assume that I will make these way more often than I make refrigerator pickles, even though they day a few days longer to make. I learned way too much about how…