Organic Emily

Chocolate Cheesecake with Ganache and Raspberries

Chocolate Cheesecake with ganache and raspberries

Nothing says love like chocolate!  This recipe is luscious and rich!  It will feed a party of 8 couples easily! Recipe  For the Crust 3 cups chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed 1 stick butter, melted In a spring form pan mix together the chocolate cookies and butter with a fork.  Press into the bottom of the […]

Perfect Shortbread Sugar Cookies

Perfect Sugar Cookies

These are addictively delicious!  It’s also the reason why I don’t make them often!  You can make any shape for any holiday, but I think they make perfect Valentines treats! The reverse creaming method for this recipe prevents air bubbles in the cookie when baking, giving it a nice flat surface to ice.  Makes 3 […]

Creamy Vegetable Quinoa Chicken Soup

Creamy Vegetable Quinoa Chicken Soup

This is a healthy version of comfort food without the sacrifice of great taste!  I like to cook it in my crock-pot, but you can do it over the stove top too! Recipe 1 cup mixed quinoa, rinsed 1 lb. organic chicken breast 1 onion, chopped 4 ribs celery, chopped 6 carrots, peeled and chopped […]

Balsamic Honey Dressing

Balsamic Honey Dressing

I could drink this stuff it’s so good!  I love that it can be used for lots of dishes, including fish, chicken, pasta and many other salads. Recipe 2 cups extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup raw honey Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste Puree all ingredients together in a […]

Whole Wheat or Spelt Sourdough Bread

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This recipe is very versatile.   You can add just about anything to it.  I like to add a few tablespoons fresh chopped rosemary.  You can add cheese or garlic or both.  Try making a sweet version by adding a few tablespoons of honey and pecans, white chocolate chips and cranberries.  There are so many […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

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Who doesn’t love pumpkin chocolate chip bread!  This recipe is moist and full of flavor! You can make it with whole wheat bread or all-purpose flour. Recipe Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease an 8 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch loaf pan. In a large bowl whisk together the following: 2 cups whole […]

Salted Caramel Chocolate Tart

Salted Caramel Chocolate Tart

Oh my heavens!  This is to die for rich, rich, rich!  This tart goes a long way because you only need a little sliver to curb that chocolate caramel craving!  I love that it’s not a difficult tart to make either!  I originally found this recipe on line, but didn’t like how the caramel turned […]

Mom’s Clam Chowder

Mom's Clam Chowder

I have the fondest memories of this soup!  My mom would make it every Christmas Eve.  Comforting, rich and delicious!  You won’t believe how simple and quick it comes together! Recipe  2-3 cups peeled and diced potatoes, about 4-6 (I like using Yukon gold) 1 1/2 cups celery, chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 cans clams […]

Navajo Tacos with Homemade Scones

Navajo Tacos

These are a family favorite!  I love meals that are simple, filling and healthy!  You can go vegetarian or use meat.  Be sure to use my recipe for Honey Whole Wheat Scones for these.  The sweetness of the scone and savory flavors of the toppings make this a real treat! Recipe One recipe of Honey […]

Homemade Whole Wheat Scones

Honey Whole Wheat Scones

These are so good!  I love that I can make the dough the night before and cook them up in the morning!  Very simple and versatile! Recipe 1/2 cup natural yeast starter 2 1/2 cups lukewarm or room temp water (non-chlorinated (kills the natural yeast)) 2 teaspoons sea sale 1/2 cup honey 4 cups whole […]