Cacao pancakes with coconut flour and gelatin (Grain Free)

Friday marked the end of Cameron and William’s first week of first grade. I thought we would celebrate with a super yummy breakfast treat. So, I took our typical pancake recipe and added a twist. I doubled this recipe and made 35 pancakes. They freeze really well and it will save me some cleanup later.

Continue reading

Tricksters, marketing science…Part One!

I was talking to a mom the other day and she said her major barriers to cooking real food were being not knowing what to choose and frustration with the food battling at the table. How fantastic that she was so honest and was able to verbalize that to me. Motherhood is an intensely personal

Continue reading

Carob and Cacao Sprouted Chickpea Flour Muffins/Cupcakes (gluten free)

The boys had a birthday party to go to the weekend before school started. I knew I had to make them a cupcake to bring to the party and I also needed muffins for school. So, I decided to make both in one batch! For the party, I added a quick icing made with melted

Continue reading

Real food vacation with two sets of twins!

This was our most successful beach trip yet! Those of you with children know what I am talking about. Some vacations are more work than they are relaxation. Not this one! We had extra help from my amazing in laws, a beautiful place to stay, great food and happy kids. The girls went three days

Continue reading

Meal Creativity

This was a breakfast this week. Pastured fried eggs in coconut oil, organic fresh blueberries (on sale and a real score at Whole Foods this week!), marinated balsamic beets and a new recipe of vegan carob banana bread with sunflower seeds. I am hosting a real food block party in August for Moms and their

Continue reading

Organ meat lasagna with veggie sauce

One of the most challenging things about about returning home from travel is coming home to an empty refrigerator and wondering what to make for dinner. I try never to let that happen. We are going to the beach in the next couple weeks so I built some time into my meal prep schedule to

Continue reading