Lemony chicken in the slow cooker

Ingredients: 1 pound chicken thighs juice of 2 lemons 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 cup chicken broth 1-2 Tablespoons flour some pinches of fresh or dried herbs (oregano, thyme, basil) 1/2 onion, chopped   Put the chicken thighs into slow cooker Make a sauce with all the remaining ingredients Pour over chicken Cook on LowContinue reading “Lemony chicken in the slow cooker”


Recipe: Chocolate Orange Garbanzo Bean Cake from “I breathe… I’m hungry…”

This recipe is from the website “I breathe.. I’m hungry..” 1 19 oz can chickpeas drained 4 eggs, beaten 1 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup premium cocoa powder grated rind and juice of one orange 1/4 cup water 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 tablespoon of cointreau Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Continue reading “Recipe: Chocolate Orange Garbanzo Bean Cake from “I breathe… I’m hungry…””

Oven-Fried Chicken with a Cornmeal Crust

We tried this recipe with chicken from the farmers market and wow! was it good! Adapted from the Joy of Cooking 1997 Edition, p. 603. Rinse & pat dry: 3 1/2 – 5 lbs chicken parts Whisk together in a bowl large enough to hold the chicken: 3/4 cup yogurt (we used plain whole milkContinue reading “Oven-Fried Chicken with a Cornmeal Crust”

Coconut Lactation Cookies (Belly Belly recipe)

The recipe has been slightly altered but is almost exactly the same as the BellyBelly website’s recipe for “Very Effective Lactation Cookies” By Kelly Winder. My friend Chenine recommended it to me. Her favorite combinations are dark chocolate chips & cranberries or white chocolate chips & apricots. I like using orange oil instead of vanilla. IngredientsContinue reading “Coconut Lactation Cookies (Belly Belly recipe)”

Wild Rice-Quinoa Cakes with Sweet Potato and Cranberries

This recipe is from Whole Foods Market, but I could not find it on their website – I found it at Eating Bird Food. Great in salads! Ingredients 1/2 lb. sweet potatoes (1 medium sized), peeled and cut into 1 inch chunks 1/2 cup quinoa, cooked 1/2 cup lundburg wild rice blend, cooked according toContinue reading “Wild Rice-Quinoa Cakes with Sweet Potato and Cranberries”

Recipe: Corn, Potato and Vegetable Soup

I have been making this recipe for almost ten years. It is best during corn season when it is so sweet and fresh. This recipe originates from Cooking Matters (formerly known as Operation Frontline) by a Chef named Wayne Ludvigson in Seattle. It freezes well in glass jars and can be reheated for an easyContinue reading “Recipe: Corn, Potato and Vegetable Soup”

Recipe: Thumbprint Cookies

This is almost exactly the same as the Whole Foods Market “No-Bake Thumbprint Cookies” recipe. Ingredients 3/4 cup pitted dates 3 cups rolled oats 1 1/2 cup smooth almond butter 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut 1/2 teaspoon orange oil 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon sea salt Instructions Put dates into a medium bowl, cover withContinue reading “Recipe: Thumbprint Cookies”