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Local Apple Relish

This year, while searching through various old cookbooks for pecan pie recipes I came across a lovely fresh apple relish (Apple Kitchen Cook Book by Demetria Taylor), which I just had to try. It was fantastic! Especially tasty with fresh, local apples, it works particularly well as a relish with turkey, and really helps to digest a big meal as it has homemade dill pickles as well as probiotic mustard and a touch of homemade mayonnaise. This is my version…I should have posted it before Thanksgiving! Keep it in mind for your Christmas dinner.

Processing Nuts

Processing Nuts

In order to make nuts more easily digested, and to be more sure of the quality of your nut, Sally Fallon Morell, among others, recommends that nuts are soaked and lightly roasted or dehydrated before eating. Although it takes time, it is a very simple process that in reality only takes a few minutes ...

Cheese Souffle

Cheese Souffle

Very simple recipe for a delicious dinner. 4 eggs, separated 1 c dry curd cheese 1/2 c mustard yogurt (or home-made mayonnaise 1 c grated cheddar cheese 1 t tarragon dash salt and pepper Method: Beat the egg yolks. Blend the curd cheese to flour in a spice grinder or use a food p ...

Grain-Free Pecan Pie

Grain-Free Pecan Pie

This is quite simple to make and is a great SCD or GAPS pie for the Holiday Season. It is quite rich and sweet--very delicious! Pecans are very high in antioxidants so this pie is good for you too. Crust: 2/3 c raw cashew butter 1 1/2c chopped pecans 3 cardamom pods, seeds removed and grou ...

Grape Kombucha Soda

Grape Kombucha Soda

This is a very simple technique that makes an extra tasty batch of kombucha. By adding fruit juice after the ten day fermentation period you get a fizzier drink, which means there is more alcohol. This drink is very much like a grape soda, but good for you! I have been making kombucha lately ...

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

To be honest, I have never been a pumpkin pie fan, I always thought it was the worst part of Thanksgiving. I have finally come up with a pumpkin pie that I find absolutely HELLA delicious! I have been working on this recipe for a while. The problem was the crust. When making GAPS or SCD pies it i ...

Purple Cow Ice Cream

Purple Cow Ice Cream

Now we are talking extra tasty and healthy, with the right ingredients! Please only use top quality raw milk and eggs from a farmer you know for this recipe for full nutritional benefits. Purple cow was the name given to a favorite drink of yester-year: fresh raw milk and freshly pressed concord ...

Carrot and Avocado Nectar

Carrot and Avocado Nectar

Raewyn from down in Los Angeles sends in her favorite healthy drink: Very easy to make if you have the right equipment and more tasty than you think! Carrot Juice 1 ripe avocado Method: Blend the carrot juice and avocado together into a tasty smoothie and drink. Delicious and very goo ...

Aromatic Yogurt

Aromatic Yogurt

This is quite a lovely idea for people who make their own yogurt at home--a herbal infused yogurt. It is VERY simple, yet exotic--using only milk, yogurt culture and your choice of aromatic herb(s) or spice(s). Some delightful herbs I have used are keffir lime leaves, lemon verbena, rosemary, mint, ...

Cherry Halva Pie

Cherry Halva Pie

This rich treat is featured on the cover of the Hella Delicious 2011 calendar--it is delicious and quite easy to make. Crust: 3/4 c raw cashew butter 1 1/2 c chopped nuts (I use cashews, pecans, walnuts and/or hazelnuts) 3 cardamom pods, seeds removed and ground 5-7 fresh dates, seeded and ...