I love chicken and dumplings. My mother never really made it so I am not at all sure why I have such fond memories of this dish, I just do and I'm chalking it up to the made-up childhood that I write about in my short stories. The one where my mom was emotionally supportive and nurtured our whole body and mind with cookies, oatmeal, and hugs! Yep, that's my story and I'm sticking to it! So why … [Read more...] about Chicken and Dumplings Recipe
I have a dirty little secret: we've eaten out a lot since moving to Arizona. In fact eating out is such a large portion of our budget that sharing how much is actually embarrassing. There are so many restaurants, and the days move too quickly. Unfortunately, I haven't really enjoyed a meal that we did not cook ourselves. At home, I try to stick to a more traditional style of cooking which means … [Read more...] about Quick and Easy Paleo Stuffed Peppers Recipe
Congee will be a staple on our menu for a while. When I eat homemade meals, I'm a much happier person. When my family eats homemade meals, they are much happier too. Our attitudes are better, we are more active, and my daughter, who we homeschool, is much more attentive. So why would we ever eat out? Or order in? Convenience. It's just easier at times. But that ease comes with numerous … [Read more...] about Congee for Gut Healing
This past Sunday, August 30, I celebrated my birthday (38 and Great!) and my husband and I celebrated our 12th wedding anniversary! We decided to spend the day cooking together and having fun as a family. One of the things that I miss about NY is the easy access to Jamaican (and other West Indian) food. I could order it, go to a restaurant, or find everything that I needed at the supermarket to … [Read more...] about Happy Anniversary (and a Jerk Chicken recipe)!
I'm sick but I wanted to get this up quickly. I don't have any photos, but hopefully I will be able to post some soon. Garlic is a natural antibiotic and is great for fighting off illness. Combine the garlic with the healing properties of bone broth and we now have a battle! Here's how we make it here. [mpprecipe-recipe:3] … [Read more...] about 53 Clove Garlic Soup