October Recipes

Recipes! These are some of our favorite recipes for October, each adds an element of warmth and comfort. The pumpkin pie baked oatmeal makes enough to feed your family for days, and is a staple for us on colder mornings. You must try the pumpkin chocolate chip muffins from Indie Mama, a perfect snack for a walk…

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins ~ GF & Vegan

Thanks to Nicole from the Indie Homestead for this recipe. We made them today and will serve them next week to our mamas at Mothering Arts Sebastopol  for snack. My oldest son has been really into pumpkin this year. Pumpkin cookies. Pumpkin scones. Pumpkin curry. Pumpkin pancakes. Pumpkin smoothies. So last week, we made pumpkin muffins….with chocolate of course.…

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Coconut Caramel Corn

  Recipe from FOOD LOVE by Tess Challis Come to mama. This is absolutely delicious, yet has only natural sweeteners – and less fat than typical caramel corn. You can indulge without guilt, and your whole family will flip for this sweet treat! ¼ cup GMO-free popcorn kernels Coconut Caramel: 1 tablespoon coconut oil 2…

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Reishi Superfood Truffles

Sometimes I get a little carried away, like today. One of my mama superpowers is to cram as much nutrition into our family’s meals as I can without making it taste horrible. Today, I was feeling the pull of Reishi and it’s amazing immune boosting properties. Tomorrow, my son begins his year at Playgarden with…

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Almond Thumbprints with Chia Jam

When I asked my good friend Linda if she could make a grain free, sugar free, gluten free, dairy free goodie for our Mothering Arts circle I doubted anything could be both tasty and suitable for so many food sensitivities. Linda knocked our socks off with these cookies that are just as nutritious as they are…

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Chia Pudding with almond milk

My good friend Nora shared this recipe with me when my son was first born. It was so satisfying and delicious...bonus... it's packed with nutrition as well. This is a simple recipe to make and keep on hand in the refrigerator. Ingredients 1 cup chia seeds 4 cups unsweetened, plain almond milk or make your…Read More

Elderberry, Wild Rose Hip, and Chia Preserves

It's Wild Rose Hip season here in northern California. These beautiful bright fruits are decorating the green leafy roses where blossoms once were. Did you know that one cup has as much Vitamin C as 40 oranges...Wow!  Because of the high vitamin C content they are an excellent immune system booster, and are often used as…Read More

Raw Vegan Blueberry Cashew Cupcakes

This recipe is easy and delicious. It is packed with nutrients, fresh flavor and is very rich. I make them in silicone cupcake cups but this recipe also works for a 9 inch pie dish. For the crust 2 cups macadamia nuts soaked 4 hours and drained. 4 pitted dates 1/4 cup of shredded coconut…

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Grandma Mary’s Free Cookies

Grandma Mary sent in a recipe for cookies that everyone can eat and make in a snap. Free of gluten dairy and sweetened with bananas.  I’m making them tonight, thanks Mary! “I recently found a dairy,wheat,sugar,egg free recipe for cookies! Smash up 2 bananas, add 1 cup gluten free quick oats, and 1/4 cup chopped walnuts…

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