Moonlake Gluten Dairy Free Crepes

After many attempts to make gluten, dairy free crepes Keely and Grandma Jackie finally came up with this wonderful recipe.  This will be a Moonlake cabin breakfast tradition. Ingredients: 3 Eggs 1 cup Gluten Free Flour Blend 1 ¾ – 2 Cups of Almond Milk 2 TBSP Melted Ghee or Coconut Oil – We used Ghee but you could experiment with the coconut oil. Coconut …

Danish Rolls Gluten Free and Dairy Free

From Grandma Jackie…… “I have missed the smell of yeast and yeasty things baking in the oven.  This reminds me of growing up and Mom making bread and later as Dad took over the bread making and cinnamon rolls.” DANISH ROLLS  Adapted from  Grandpa’s Kitchen 1 package yeast 1 cup warm water 1 tsp sugar (for the yeast) 1 1/2 cup Grandpa’s Kitchen GF flour …

Gluten Free Hot Cross Buns

These gluten free hot cross buns were absolutely the best!  Grandma Jackie came up with the recipe and made them with the girls in honor of Good Friday.  The hot cross bun origin is quite interesting if you haven’t read up on it before here is some little tid bits of info on the Christian tradition and the Pagan tradition. The Christian tradition of hot …

Savory and Sweet Superfood Fondue

This is a new favorite breakfast of ours but also would make a great meal or snack anytime of the day.  The kids get tons of veggies and fruits this way and it is fun and very colorful and artistic.  The kids have their favorites to dip into but eat everything put out.  I was surprised to see my youngest eating so much spinach.  We …

Hemp Chocolate Chip Pancake Muffins

My kids ask for pancakes all the time but I don’t like having to cook just 1 or 2 at a time so we decided to make pancake muffins this morning and add some of our favorite additions! 2 cups Bob’s Red Mill Wholegrain Buttermilk Pancake Mix 1/2 cup coconut sugar or organic sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 cup Hemp Seed 1/4 cup Enjoy Life mini …

Solstice Tacos

My favorite thing at a cafe here in Utah called Cafe Solstice is the Solstice Tacos.  If you live here or are visiting you have to go there!  I have almost had everything on the menu and every single thing is delicious.    My kids favorite is the Med Sandwich with the dairy free homemade cheese they make!  These are not identical but I tried …

Blue Zone Living – Secrets Of Their Longevity

The people who live in the Blue Zones — five regions in Europe, Latin America, Asia and the U.S. researchers have identified as having the highest concentrations of centenarians in the world — move their bodies a lot. They have social circles that reinforce healthy behaviors. They take time to de-stress. They’re part of communities, often religious ones. And they’re committed to their families. Dan …

Turmeric Juice and Smoothie Recipes

Want to start adding some Turmeric to your juices and smoothies, these Turmeric Juice Recipes are delicious. Turmeric is great for bones and joints because of it’s anti-inflammatory properties.  Turmeric’s also a natural liver detoxifier and a kidney cleanser, and it speeds metabolism and aids in weight management.  Turmeric has a mild fragrance and a peppery, bitter, slightly “hot” flavor.  You can add turmeric to …

Coconut Thai Quinoa Soup

This Coconut Thai Quinoa Soup was stumbled upon by accident tonight when I went to make a different soup and didn’t have the main ingredients.  It is really good. 1 cup Quinoa soaked overnight and cooked ahead of time (this is so the quinoa doesn’t soak up all your liquid) 1 can full fat Coconut Milk 4 cups vegetable broth 3 crowns broccoli 1/2 head …

Coconut Chia Green Smoothie

This green smoothies gives you tons of good fats for your brain, phytonutrients, minerals, vitamins, protein and antioxidants.  Our bodies need healthy fats, especially our brain which is made up of at least 60% fat.  Don’t be afraid of the healthy fats especially when eating or drinking dark leafy greens.  In order to absorb many of the fat soluble nutrients in dark leafy greens you …