Sep 022013
Quinoa Molasses Crackers

top 8 allergen free & corn free   Trying to squeeze in a new food trial for Holly before Fall Allergy Season kicks into high gear.  And before she starts preschool this week.  Having easy-to-travel snacks for her has been super challenging with her menu.  Most of the time it’s a non-issue, but she’ll need [cont…]

Jul 052013

A very simple pancake batter for those with limited safe ingredients. Named after Crissy, who engineered this particular version of quinoa pancakes. 🙂 Use safe-for-you ingredients! Note from Crissy: I kind of eyeball everything, add more or less to get them how you want them. – 1.75 cups (12 oz) quinoa soaked overnight and thoroughly rinsed [cont…]

Jan 262013
Hot Quinoa Cereal with Pear, Fig & Pecan

No matter how I tried, I could not think of a shorter name for this breakfast that would do it justice.  It’s not especially colorful, but oh my goodness is it good!  The quinoa starts it off with great nutrition.  Add in seasonal fruit with the pears and figs – also packed with all sorts [cont…]

Nov 032012

The first weekend of October, our city celebrates a Neighbor’s Night Out as a way to get neighbors together. There is also a national program that’s similar, but apparently we like to be rebellious and hold it two months later. But we do still have nice weather here in early October, and this way the [cont…]