Blackberry Mascarpone Pancakes

Marion blackberries, fresh mascarpone, soaked and sprouted flours, vanilla bean paste, pastured butter and eggs and a dollop of maple butter.. For the Mascarpone 1 pint farm-fresh cream (not the ultra-pasteurized stuff from the grocery store) 1 teaspoon cream of tartar Put the cream into the top of a double boiler set over shimmering (not … Continue reading Blackberry Mascarpone Pancakes

Black Bean Tamales, Roasted Tomato Salsa and Chile con Queso

Fresh corn masa spread on soaked husks and filled with cumin-fried black beans.  Served with fire-roasted tomato salsa and chile con queso.. For the Chili con Queso 1 1/2 cups fresh whole milk 1 1/2 cups grated raw cheddar cheese 1 1/2 teaspoons pastured butter 1 jalapeño pepper, minced 1 red Fresno pepper, minced 1 … Continue reading Black Bean Tamales, Roasted Tomato Salsa and Chile con Queso

Shirred Eggs with Grilled Ham, Peppers and Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

What comes to mind when you think of ham and eggs? Shirred duck eggs with grilled smoked ham & peppers, roasted tomatillo salsa and fried tortillas.. For the Salsa (adapted from a recipe by Rick Bayless) 1 pound tomatillos, husked, rinsed and halved 4 fresh serrano chiles, stemmed 1 small white onion, sliced 2-3 cloves … Continue reading Shirred Eggs with Grilled Ham, Peppers and Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

There’s Nothing “Smart” About Froot Loops

Learn more at The Nourished Kitchen Dear Doctors Kennedy, Kahn, Hager, and Bier, I am writing to express my outrage that you are supporting the “Smart Choices” program. Any certification program that calls Froot Loops a “Smart Choice” doesn’t deserve your support. Our children are already eating too much sugar and suggesting that parents should … Continue reading There’s Nothing “Smart” About Froot Loops

Pickled Red Onions (probiotic)

Love the idea of making and eating healthy, pro-biotic, homemade sauerkraut or kimchi, but not too crazy about the flavor, or just want to try something different?  You might like this super-easy, not-too-tart recipe for pickled red onions.. (adapted from recipes by David Lebovitz and Sally Fallon) 3/4 cup organic white vinegar 1-1/2 tablespoons non-refined … Continue reading Pickled Red Onions (probiotic)