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Spiced Pumpkin Muffins

When fall arrives anything pumpkin sounds delicious. And these muffins are no exception. Full of all the fall flavors, it will not disappoint. After Halloween I take my pumpkins and bake them and throw them in the blender. I put the puree into quart-size freezer bags to have handy when the itch for pumpkin hits. […]

Hearty Chicken Noodle Soup

There’s nothing like a hot bowl of homemade chicken noodle soup on a cold day or when you are feeling ill. Packed with nutrition and noodles from scratch, you won’t be disappointed. For the soup: 4 Tbsp butter 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 cups carrots, sliced 1 cup celery, sliced 1 large onion, diced […]

Ginger stir-fry

This reminds me of my favorite hibachi restaurant. I hope you enjoy! Ginger sauce: 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup coconut aminos 3 medium cloves garlic 1 oz fresh ginger, peeled and minced juice of one lemon 1 tsp rice vinegar Add all ingredients to blender and blend on high until fully incorporated. Chill in […]

Butternut Squash Bisque

Perfect for fall, paired with some homemade bread. Ingredients: 2 butternut squash, halved and seeded 2 Tbsp butter 4 cloves of garlic, sliced 1 onion, diced 4 carrots, sliced 1 apple, peeled, cored, and diced 6 cups chicken stock 2 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 2 tsp cinnamon Directions: […]

Fresh Flour Bran Muffins

Ingredients (Makes 1 dozen Muffins) 1/2 cup boiling water 40g sifted bran Wet Ingredients 1 large egg 1 cup milk 1/3 cup coconut oil 1-2 Tablespoon Lemon Juice 1 Tablespoon Vanilla 1/4 teaspoon lemon zest (Optional) Dry Ingredients 140g Freshly milled white wheat Flour 75g sifted bran 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup coconut sugar […]

Tuscan Vegetable Soup

Ingredients: 2 Quarts Broth 1 Quart water 2 lb White Beans – Dried 1 Additional Quart Broth 1 Additional Quart water 2 14.5 oz Cans of Fire Roasted Organic Diced Tomatoes (Muir Glen Brand) 2 cups Chopped Celery 3 cups Chopped Carrots 1 medium to large Onion – Diced 2 medium Zucchini – Sliced 6-7 Garlic Cloves […]


Kombucha is another probiotic drink that is a little similar to kefir. Most of the kombucha you will find at the store is brewed using black tea or green tea. Since I don’t drink those teas, I decided to brew my kombucha using other herbal teas. I was lucky enough to have been given a […]

Homemade Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe adapted from Chris Scheuer Serves 8-10 INGREDIENTS Ingredients for the soup: 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 large onion, finely diced 1 bunch green (spring) onions, finely sliced 1 ¼ cups finely chopped cilantro, about 1 medium size bunch* 6 medium cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 tablespoon cumin […]

Refrigerator pickles

These are the best pickles, hands down. They are great in sandwiches and even all by themselves. And the best part is that they are super easy to make. So here’s the recipe: Get a quart jar. Fill it with as many sliced cucumbers as you can fit in there. Most people say to use […]

Water kefir

Kefir is a great source of probiotics. Probiotics are essential to improving the microbiome of your gut which aids in digestion and more importantly, your immune system. 80% of your immune system is in your gut. Sugar and processed foods feed the bad bacteria and yeast in your system. Adding probiotics keeps those in check. […]

Roasted Vegetables

This is a great way to use all kinds of vegetables. It caramelizes the sugars in the vegetables to make them just melt-in-your-mouth delicious. My kids can’t get enough of them! Use a variation of the following vegetables based on what you have Fennel bulb, sliced Carrots, cut into 2″ pieces White mushrooms, quartered Small […]

Sugar free ketchup

7 oz tomato paste 2 Tbsp raw apple cider vinegar 2 Tbsp raw honey 1 1/4 tsp salt 3/4 tsp granulated garlic (or 3/8 tsp for powder) 3/4 tsp granulated onion (or 3/8 tsp for powder) 1/4 tsp allspice 1/2 Tbsp molasses 1/16 tsp cayenne pepper 1/3 cup filtered water Place all ingredients in a […]

Homemade Bread Dressing / Stuffing

Ingredients: 5.3 lbs of bread (we keep all of our stale bread and put it in the fridge until we have enough to make bread dressing) 8 oz butter 1.2 lb chopped celery (1 bunch) 1.5 lbs sliced mushrooms 2.0 lbs of diced onions 1.5 cups of broth (Turkey, chicken or vegetable) 2 Tbsp sage […]

RFC Homemade Granola with Bosch Mixer

Ingredients: 10 cups (1000g) old-fashioned rolled oats 3 cups (400g) slivered almonds1 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut (OPTIONAL) 2 cups (600g) pure maple syrup 1 cup (200g) coconut oil real salt (about 1/2 teaspoon) 1 teaspoon (5g) almond extract 4 Tablespoons (50g) vanilla extract (yes, Tablespoons) Directions: Prepare your oven to allow 2 evenly distributed large baking sheets, each on […]