Chocolate Frosting – Feingold Stage 1

1/2 cup shortening (I use Spectrum Organic or Tropical Traditions Palm Oil)4 cups powdered sugar 4 TB cocoa powder (I use Hershey’s) 6 TB rice milk, whole milk, or water (I use Pacific brand rice milk)  2 tsp vanilla extract (watch for corn syrup) Pinch of salt 1. Combine shortening and cocoa in a mixer and beat until […]

Baby Food – Pear Berry

1 pear, peeled and cut into about 4 pieces About 10 blueberries, fresh or frozen About 5 raspberries, fresh or frozen Add all the fruit into your baby food processor or blender and puree until smooth.  Pears will get very thin so don’t over process.  For younger babies, you can strain out the seeds from […]

Baby Food – Apple and Banana Oatmeal

2 TB gluten free organic oats (or regular oats if you’re not GF) ½ cup water 1 to 2 organic apples peeled and finely chopped (green Granny Smith apples are best) 1 organic banana, mashed 1 TB organic raisins (green are best) Organic ground flax seeds (optional) Put the oats, water, apples, and banana in […]

Baby Food – Baby’s First Vegetables

2 TB olive oil 2 large carrots, peeled and chopped 1 white, or 2 red potatoes, peeled and chopped (red are better) 2 TB peas, fresh or frozen 4 TB of corn kernels, fresh or frozen ½ cup of water or homemade chicken broth (or Pacific brand) Place the olive oil in a saucepan and […]

Baby Food – Green Bean, Potato, and Kale Puree

¼ lb of organic green beans 1 large russet potato, peeled and cubed 4 large kale leaves, stems removed and chopped 1 cup chicken stock (homemade or Pacific brand) 1 TB olive oil In a saucepan, combine beans, potato, kale, and chicken stock.  Bring to a boil over medium heat.  Reduce heat and cook uncovered […]

Spanish Rice

2 TB olive oil 1 onion, chopped fine 1 garlic clove, minced 2 cups white rice (I use Uncle Ben’s 5-Minute Rice) 3 cups chicken stock (I use Pacific brand or homemade) 1 heaping TB of tomato paste Pinch of oregano 1 tsp salt (I use Redmond’s Real Sea Salt) In a large saucepan, start […]

7 Homemade Cleaning Supply Formulas

I love the book “The Naturally Clean Home” by Karyn Siegel-Maier. I had my library order it in for me from another library. I may have to buy it. It contains 150 formulas for green cleaning. Below is a sampling of some of them. I chose ones with the easiest mixes of ingredients, and with […]

Chicken Fajita Seasoning

3 TB cornstarch (I use organic b/c of GMO’s) 2 TB chili powder 1 TB salt 1 TB paprika 1 TB sugar 1-1/2 tsp. onion powder 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes 1/2 tsp. cumin Combine all of the ingredients and store in an air tight container […]

Winner of the 2nd Feingold Membership…

Congratulations to Krissy!  Winner of the second Feingold Membership giveaway.  I’d love to do more Feingold giveaways this year so watch for future postings.  You can sign up on the left where it says “Follow by E-Mail” to receive e-mail notifications of new postings.  I am writing to big corporations like Whole Foods and other food companies to see if they […]