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Gluten Free Bread

Gluten Free Bread

Gluten free is a huge thing right now. Wheat free, gluten free is the word in the culinary world. If we are not dealing with it someone, we know is and it can be really frustrating to say the least. Especially for those who are […]

Breakfast Grain Bowls

Breakfast Grain Bowls

Breakfast is such an important meal of the day.  We actually are “Breaking a Fast”meaning that we have slept for hours and our bodies even though we have been on shut down still are burning calories all night long.  We need to fuel up and […]

Heavenly Hamburgers

Heavenly Hamburgers

I am a burger snob. I hate, that is a strong word, but it fits, I hate fast food burgers. From previous blogs you know that the number one thing is the bun. I cannot enjoy a burger on a cheap chemical filled bun. I […]

Street Corn

Street Corn

I love corn and summer time is a great time for eating corn. From boiled on the beach with shell fish to steamed in the kitchen with lots of butter, salt and pepper, corn is truly American in every way. We love our corn and […]

Flaxseed Hamburger Buns

Flaxseed Hamburger Buns

I love a great hamburger, but I absolutely hate commercial burger buns. I actually cannot eat them without breaking out or having some reaction from the chemicals in the buns. Yes they are packed with chemicals. Chemicals to make them soft and last for ever […]

Creamy Pear Lemonade

Creamy Pear Lemonade

My family is a beverage family. We love drinks. Not beer or wine, and actually not a lot of soda either. Water is great, but there are times when one wants something more exciting than water. Don’t get me wrong, water is one of the […]

My Famous Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

My Famous Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Summer time is for cookies. Actually anytime is cookie time. I love baking cookies. I love creating new cookie recipes. Cookies can be healthy or not. I love healthy cookies that do not taste healthy. That is the trick really, creating fun foods that are good […]

WonderFlour Cookie Bars

WonderFlour Cookie Bars

A few years ago my Doctor took me off wheat. It was a huge challenge, but as always in the midst of our adversities great things come about.  During that time I experimented with all the grains trying to come up with a wheat free […]

Whole Grain Crepes

Whole Grain Crepes

I love crepes, and using whole grains really adds a nutty flavor. Which, in my opinion, takes them over the top. From gluten free grains to whole grains, crepes should be nutty and flavorful, and not just rely on the fillings inside. The outside should […]

Sourdough Buttermilk Waffles

Sourdough Buttermilk Waffles

I adore waffles. From a early age I have fond memories of waffles. Maple syrup, bacon, and waffles are the best memories ever. My mom made wonderful waffles. Back then the egg whites were folded into the batter gently, to produce a light dreamy waffle. Over the […]

Morning Glory Muffins

Morning Glory Muffins

I have to say up front that the things they sell in most stores and call “muffins” are not muffins. They are nothing more than cake in a muffin shape and wrapper. Sweet, packed with chemicals, and not good for you. Yes they taste good, […]

Holiday Popcorn & Printable Tag

Holiday Popcorn & Printable Tag

Popcorn is a great holiday gift. It is easy and as you know from this blog post that Americans love popcorn. It is the number one snack food in America, hitting it’s highest point in the holiday season. From seasoned popcorns that are savory, to sweet […]

Chef Brad’s Fudge

Chef Brad’s Fudge

Before I give you the Fudge Recipe I want to share with you my feelings and philosophy of enjoying the holiday season. One of the reasons I love eating grains is the fiber that they provide. I have learned that when we eat a diet […]

Perfect Popcorn Tips & Recipe

Perfect Popcorn Tips & Recipe

Don’t you just love the smell of popcorn?  Wow! I love it, and it happens to be my favorite comfort food. Did you know that: Americans eat 17 billion quarts of popcorn every year. Popcorn has more protein than any other cereal grain, It also […]

Whole Grain Potato Bread

Whole Grain Potato Bread

Those of you that know me understand how much I love baking bread. It is and has been a lifetime passion for me. I love the smell of baking bread more then words can express. It is the ultimate comfort smell and for me brings […]

New Cookbook

New Cookbook

Baking is a passion of mine. For me it’s me a real joy. It brings back so many childhood memories. My mother was a great bread maker and my grandmothers and great grandmother were bakers. Some of my dearest childhood memories of are baked goods. […]

Whole Grain Risotto

Whole Grain Risotto

I love Risotto. It is a classic dish. I really love the process of making risotto also, but most don’t want to take the time to stand over the stove and stir. If you fall into that category my recipe can be done in an […]