Author Archives: Headmistress, zookeeper

Instant Split Pea Soup

You need a grinder to make split pea flour for instant soup, or get the ground pea flours from another source. While you can have this in 15, I really prefer it cooked a bit longer. This recipe is really the way I cook. Proportions are rough estimates. I add as I go, season here, […]

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Frankenfood, GF, WF, LowCarb ‘Oatmeal’ style breakfast

I’m not going to defend the TVP except to say that we were given it, that it was free, and that my husband is currently unemployed and I am trying to eat low-carb. I have tons more healthy, nourishing traditions style recipes on this blog. If this totally geeks you out, search for my better […]

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The Makings of a Recipe

This is an untested recipe. I’m working it out. It needs to be low-carb, Asian in flavor, and it needs to use a lot of Bok Choy because I have a lot of Bok Choy I want to cook asap. So I browsed the internet looking for something that used ingredients I had on hand. […]

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Hamburger Stew

Pictured to left along with a yummy home-made biscuit made from our own biscuit mix and raw milk gone sour. Mmmmm. Brown a pound of ground beef or other ground meat, along with 1/2 chopped onion (our meat is from two cows we butchered after a year on our pasture)Add 2 cups of other diced […]

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Slow Cooked Grains Version 632

See here for previous incarnation 2 cups oat groats1/4 cup quinoa1/2 cup yogurt, plain or flavored Tablespoon or a bit less of cinnamon1/2 teaspoon cloves and allspice2 teaspoon vanilla1/2 cup dried fruit (more if you like. I had some dehydrated peaches and home-dried berries)1/2 cup coconut sugar1/2 cup or more of coconut oil or butter. […]

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Tortilla Soup

This Tortilla Soup is amazing, I am sure.  Magnificent.  We didn’t have some of the more special ingredients, we just used plain old mild green chiles and Fiesta Chile Powder.  Here’s what it Looked like with and without the tortillas: Share this recipe: Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Pin it on pinterest Tweet […]

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Low-Carb Pizza

I saw this recipe and drooled.  I’ve been drooling in anticipation all week. These are the directions I gave my 13 y.o. son: Big cast iron measuring pana platemeasuring cups and spoons Get out ALL the ingredients first and get them ready. 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese, grated1/8 cup parmesan cheeseGarlic powder 1/4 teaspoon each […]

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Artichoke Cheese Squares

Artichoke Cheese Squares 2 tablespoons oil, olive, coconut, or other1/3 cup minced onion (or green onion, snipped)2 teaspoons minced garlic4 eggs 1 jar (10 ounce) artichoke hearts packed in oil – drained and chopped- reserve drained oil to make an italian salad dressing. 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese 2 teaspoons dried parsley1/4 teaspoon oregano 1/2 […]

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Asian Sesame Dressing

Dressing Ingredients:1/4 cup Bragg’s Liquid Amino Acids1/4 cup unseasoned rice vinegar1/4 cup Walnut oil, or other oil2 T sesame seed oil1/2 teaspoon minced ginger1/2 teaspoon freshly ground anise seed1/2 teaspoon onion powderdrop or two of plain, clear stevia, or a sprinkling of granulated stevia or a pinch of freshly ground leaf (optional) Shake all ingredients […]

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Asian Cabbage and Beef

Adapted from a recipe found here. INGREDIENTS:1 1/2 pound ground beefthyme, marjoram, oregano, pepper to taste (about a teaspoon each, except pepper, which should be 1/2 teaspoon)4 c. green cabbage, sliced2/3 c. bell peppers6 green onions, chopped8 large mushrooms, sliced1 tsp. fresh ginger, minced4 cloves garlic, mincedDash or two of tobascoBraggs liquid amino acids, 1 […]

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