COMING SOON: “Only The Good Stuff Granola”
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COMING SOON: “Only The Good Stuff Granola”

Life has been busy and complicated. We’re cooking a lot, but serious toe dragging has put a crimp in recipe production. Three things conspired me to get back on the (horse). Years ago Gus’s brother, Nathaniel, asked me why granola couldn’t made of only the “good stuff.” We’ve been making semi-weekly variations of (paleo + … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Coconut Cake with Sugared Coconut Crust
Baked Good / Breakfast / Brunch / Cake / Dessert

Gluten Free Coconut Cake with Sugared Coconut Crust

Topped with Coconut Cream and a spoonful of seasonal fruit this is a wonderful dessert for a summer seaside luncheon: easy, light, delicious, and pretty. It can also be served with coconut ice cream and bittersweet chocolate sauce or warm with a little papaya or passion fruit jam for a weekend breakfast treat. Any way you slice it, … Continue reading

Tuesday Tip: Juice and Dirt, something for you and something for Mother Earth
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Tuesday Tip: Juice and Dirt, something for you and something for Mother Earth

1. If you’ve been reading along you know that the U.N. declared 2015 The International Year of Dirt. OK, “Soils”, The International Year of Soils, which doesn’t sound as fun, but is important. 2. Last year Nathaniel purchased a Omega juicer for the house. He was making mostly prescriptive looking and tasting “green” juices, sometimes … Continue reading

Gluten Free Roasted Strawberry Buttermilk Cake
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Gluten Free Roasted Strawberry Buttermilk Cake

It’s strawberry season in Maine, there’s a rain delay at Wimbledon, and I’m meeting Kari and Stephanie at 11:30 to walk around Back Cove before lunch: time to bake a cake! Fresh picked local organic strawberries are fragrant and delicious, but often delicate because they’re not bred to endure cross country shipping. When you think your berries … Continue reading

Healthiest ways to handle low blood sugar
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Healthiest ways to handle low blood sugar

Wouldn’t have written about this if I hadn’t hadn’t sampled Amazing Grass’s Super Food Energy Bars a couple of weeks ago. I’d rather drink some ginger tea or grab piece of fruit (okay, fresh chocolate chip cookie), but appreciate convenience, efficiency, and sometimes necessity of an energy bar. Celiac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes share a high rate of comorbidity. … Continue reading

Tuesday Tip: 1:34 that could change the way you shop
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Tuesday Tip: 1:34 that could change the way you shop

Arghhh! “Monsanto Makes Bid To Go Big In Pesticides”, offering $45 billion for Swiss rival Syngenta, the world’s largest seller of pesticides. Looks like initial overtures have been rebuffed, but big companies are still making big money on the production and sale of bug and weed killing chemical cocktails. Watch this short video illustrating findings by … Continue reading