Apple Crumble

I gravitate towards more and more raw meals as the weather gets warmer, and this one became a staple in my frig last summer. As usual with raw food it’s a zip to make, once the soaking is done. It just involves a few steps, all of which require the food processor. The author of… 

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Berry Best Smoothies & Outside the Breadbox

Oh Boulder, land of the crunchy people, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways… four Whole Foods, three Vitamin Cottage, two Farmers Markets, tons of gluten-free restaurants, and one very happy family for me Sigh. Today was just bliss, as you can tell. First we had some coffee at Vic’s in Prospect,… 

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Cucumber Soup

My friend made this last week, and I have been slowly collecting the ingredients to try it myself. Today the cucumber I needed came in my Door to Door Organics box, and my list was complete. I kept the recipe fairly close to the one from the book. It was so good and simple to make…. 

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Indian Rice Pudding

Unlike packaged puddings, mine is gluten-free, dairy-free and sugar-free, and you just can’t beat that fresh homemade taste. I like it hot or cold, depending on my mood, and the weather. Tonight I topped it with cinnamon, and Hunza organic golden raisins, which I soaked for an hour to make them plump and moist. You… 

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Coconut Cupcakes

The girls and I made cupcakes on this windy second day of May. After they cooled we topped them with melted dark (dairy-free) chocolate, and then dipped half of them in toasted coconut. This recipe is inspired by one from Cooking With Coconut Flour. Gluten-free Coconut Cupcakes Beat with electric mixer: 1/4 cup liquified coconut… 

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Almond muffin and potato salad

There was this adorable cafe where I used to live that always served a pumpkin muffin with their potato salad, or any other kind of salad for that matter. But I would feel guilty after eating there, not because of the gluten, as I was unaware of its effect on me at that time, but… 

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Deli Cioso

This afternoon we ate lunch at Deli Cioso in Longmont. Our server was named Mandy and she had the cutest baby bump. She remembered us from before and made sure that Ashley got the fresh scrambled eggs because otherwise they give you a premix, and who knows what’s in it. She suggested the “low carb… 

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Homemade nut milk

I make almond milk by blending a cup of soaked blanched almonds with 4 to 5 cups of purified water, and straining it through a nut milk bag. You can also use cheesecloth, or even a thin kitchen towel. Add some agave or a little vanilla liquid stevia if you like. I also love macadamia… 

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Nederland Co-op

Today we went to Boulder Creek, Boulder Falls, and Ned. I wished I could live by that creek It was so beautiful, and the sound of the running water made my heart sing. We brought a packed lunch, but stopped at the Mountain People’s Co-op and got some gluten-free soup to bring home. The soup… 

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