Tag Archives: unprocessed

Whole wheat zucchini muffins

Ingredients~ 3 cups whole wheat flour 1 T cinnamon 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1/3 cup raw sugar 3 eggs 3/4 cup coconut oil 1 mashed banana 3 cups zucchini, grated or finely chopped 1/2 cup mini … Continue reading

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Homemade Pasta Experiment

So, Ryan and I have been talking about making our own pasta for the past few years.  For our 9th wedding anniversary, one of my gifts was a pasta guitar.  Ryan always gets me the year appropriate gift.  Year 9 … Continue reading

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Have you ever made your own taco seasoning?  If not, you should try it! This is what’s in the pre-packaged stuff:  http://www.dietfacts.com/html/nutrition-facts/old-el-paso-taco-seasoning-mix-original-packet-42486.htm This is what I make for my family: 1-1 1/2 pounds ground beef, chicken, or steak 1 tsp … Continue reading

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I can eat processed food again…BUT do I really want to?!

SO at the end of September I came across this website http://www.eatingrules.com/ and decided to give the October Unprocessed Challenge a try.  I really wasn’t sure what I was getting myself (or Ryan) into but it seemed like a GREAT idea at … Continue reading

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Banana Cranberry Bread

Whole wheat banana bread~  Recipe modified from original at http://www.100daysofrealfood.com!  Yes I am posting another recipe from that website, BUT it is full of great REAL, unprocessed FOOD recipes and ideas. Ingredients 2 ¼ cup whole-wheat flour ¾ teaspoon baking soda … Continue reading

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Pumpkin yogurt pancakes *unprocessed*

Ingredients~ 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1/3 cup skim milk 1 egg 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt  2 tsp raw sugar 1/4 cup pumpkin puree 1 tsp vanilla bean paste (or vanilla extract) 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp … Continue reading

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Chicken-cranberry-wheat berry salad

Ingredients~ 1 Lemon  4 cups Water (more if needed) 2 cups Wheat Berries, rinsed 1 Bay Leaf 2 tsp dried Rosemary 3/4 cup dried Organic Cranberries 1/4 cup Pistachios, shelled and toasted 2-3 Sliced Green Onions Salt and Pepper to taste 1 Rotisserie chicken (meat shredded off) Extract the juice from the … Continue reading

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Homemade granola

Taken from Eating Rules—> 1/2 cup Melted pastured Butter (such as Straus) or melted Coconut Oil or a combination  1 Tbs. Cinnamon 1/4 tsp. freshly grated Nutmeg Zest of 1 Orange 4 cups Rolled Oats 1 cup Organic Coconut Flakes (I leave these out for my family, in for myself) … Continue reading

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Chicken Cacciatore- unprocessed

INGREDIENTS: 1 box of Quinoa pasta (cook per instructions on package) 2 T EVOO 1 med yellow onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 1 jalapeno or hot banana pepper, sliced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 16 ounce box/can of chopped tomatoes … Continue reading

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Squash Risotto

INGREDIENTS~ 1 Butternut Squash, halved, seeds removed, and cut into ½-inch pieces (I buy squash that is already cut into cubes then chop into tiny pieces before roasting.) 1-2 T Olive Oil Sea Salt Freshly ground Black Pepper 2 Shallots, minced 5 cloves Garlic, … Continue reading

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