Category Archives: Snack

Raspberry Mint Smoothie

I have been on a serious juicing/smoothie kick lately. I registered for a juicer because I was sick of wasting vegetables in my farm share that I didn’t get to use in time. And I watched the documentary “Fat, Sick, and … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Latkes

It was Hanukkah all last week, and I got to stuff myself with latkes! Traditionally, latkes are made with ground matzo (leftover from Passover?), but we needed a gluten free version for our classroom Hanukkah party. I experimented and made these … Continue reading

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Zucchini-Berry Smoothies

*Originally posted August 2, 2013 Last  spring, my preschool class and I planted zucchini in our garden plot.  I chose zucchini as one of the vegetables because it is so easy to grow.  So far, we’ve produced one giant fruit … Continue reading

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Refrigerator Pickles (Small Batch)

*Originally posted July 24, 2013 I was so excited to go to the farmers market last weekend and find pickling cukes for $1 per pound.  I would have bought tons, but I didn’t have all my pickling supplies put together yet. … Continue reading

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Kale Chips

Much like how lobster is a vehicle for eating butter, kale chips are a vehicle for eating salt, a very healthy one at that.  (I love kale, and kale chips, but no health magazine or cook book on earth could ever convince … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Brittle with Quinoa

This would have been a low sugar dessert had I not added the white chocolate chips, but I had a 1/4 cup left and the Pope just declared that wasting food is like stealing from the poor so I felt … Continue reading

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Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Treat

*Originally posted May 18, 2013 I was looking for a cookie recipe that did not use refined sugar, and I came up with this creation.  While I like it a lot, it is less of a cookie substitute and more … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Granola Bars

*Originally posted April 11, 2013 Having a soy and wheat intolerance, and being severely allergic to honey, I have trouble finding granola bars that don’t contain any of those ingredients. With my self-imposed pre-marathon grounding, I was able to stay in … Continue reading

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Bacon and Bourbon Chex Mix

*Originally posted January 13, 2013 “All alcohols, if distilled, have been removed from any type of gluten.”  Phew!  I was going to post my recipe for bacon and bourbon chex mix, and then I panicked that bourbon might not be … Continue reading

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