Many (many) years ago, fresh out of high school, I worked at a gourmet coffee shop. Working there was the first place I heard of ‘fancy’ drinks like Italian Sodas and Cremosas.
Fast forward to now, we make our own version of soda out of water kefir grains. I love making these [...]
Heal Your Gut With Fermented Foods
Real Food for Less Money is a journal of sorts on how my family continues to transition from a Standard American Diet (SAD) to a real/whole/traditional foods diet (real). Our transition as been slow and steady while trying to keep our budget under control. For the first 24 [...]
A few weeks ago I made a double batch of muffins. I realized as soon as they were in the oven that I’d forgot to add any baking powder or baking soda. Oops.
I expected to end up with stones instead of muffins. I was super surprised to pull beautiful muffins with a terrific rise [...]
The other day Lulu asked if she could make smoothies. I was in the middle of a project and was quite happy that she took the initiative for a snack. I figured that she would make the smoothie out of kefir since that is what we usually do. But she made it out of regular [...]
> Last week was a pretty good food week. We enjoyed delicious Spinach Crepes Bernoise. I can not say enough about these. If you would like to add organ meats to your diet these are a wonderfully flavorful way to do it. We are still eating soups. The weather continues to be on the chilly [...]
> It’s Tuesday and time to share what’s been Twisting in my kitchen. Each week Wardeh at Gnowfglins.com shares what she’s been Twisting and invites us to do the same. Be sure to pop over and see the great Twists being shared and look what Wardeh is doing with liver. In fact, it must be [...]
We had a pretty good food week last week. I tried a few new things that we really enjoyed. Wednesday night we had breakfast for dinner. My girls love crepes. For the filling I combined homemade cream cheese (yogurt that the whey has dripped out of) and kefir cheese (2 parts cream cheese to [...]