Organic Emily

Gingerbread with Lemon Cream and Cranberry Strawberry Sauce

Gingerbread with lemon crean and cranberry sauce

This is the perfect holiday treat!  So many flavors and textures in one bite!  The dense gingerbread with it’s perfect combination of spices, the lemon cream with it’s bright and sweet smoothness and the cranberry sauce to add just enough tartness to top it all off!  You won’t be disapointed with this dessert and neither […]

Turkey Meatballs


These meatballs are deliciously full of flavor and could be made for soup or sandwiches too! Recipe Parchment paper or greased foil 3 large eggs 1/2 cup whole milk 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning ( I like McCormick brand) 2 teaspoons sea salt 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon red […]

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Brownies


This recipe makes a huge batch of rich dense brownies!  I like it because it’s versatile too!  You can add just about anything to the batter from chocolate chips, walnuts, coconut, peanut butter chips and so on.   It’s perfect for a family or other large gathering! Recipe 1 pound (4 sticks) butter 1 pound […]

Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Bread


I usually make these when I have company because they are so rich!  This dense bread is full of flavor and a little kick!  The recipe is from Barefoot Contessa’s cookbook titled “At Home”, but I use buttermilk instead to give it a better flavor. Recipe 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup organic yellow cornmeal […]

Crock-pot Hearty Beef Stew

Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs

This stew is simple to make and very hearty!  No need to brown the meat with this recipe.  It’s got all the flavor without all the labor! Recipe 2-3 tablespoons good olive oil 3 onions, minced 1/4 cup tomato paste 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon fresh chopped thyme or 1 teaspoon dried 1/3 cup […]

Chocolate Coconut Shortbread Bars


These makes a very rich treat, but very simple to make! Recipe Crust 1/2 pound butter at roomtemperature 1/2 cup organic sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour Pinch of sea salt Topping 12 oz. bag dark chocolate chips 12 oz. bag shredded coconut 1 can sweetened condensed milk Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Line a 9×13 […]

Homemade Ranch Dressing


You’ll never want to go back to store bought after this!  In fact you may just want to find ways to use it for everything, it’s that good! Recipe 3/4 cup good mayo 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon freshly minced cilantro 1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper 1 teaspoon fresh […]

Crock-Pot Chicken Corn Chowder


I love easy crock-pot meals!  This one is has nice texture, full body flavor and will feed up to 12 people. Recipe 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 large onions, chopped 2 ribs celery, chopped 2 tablespoons flour 2 tsp dried thyme 8 cups organic chicken stock 6-8 Yukon gold or red potatoes, […]

Butternut Squash Lasagna

Butternut Squash Lasagna

Perfect comfort food for the fall!  Rich and very flavorful!  You won’t even miss the meat in this one! Recipe 1 (4 lb.) butternut squash, peeled and cubed (1/2-inch) 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt 1/4 cup butter 1 tablespoon minced garlic (about 6 cloves) 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon coarse […]

Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies

Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies

A little crunchy on the outside and ooey gooey on the inside!  These are the best! Recipe 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. soda 1 tsp. sea salt Mix the above ingredients together and set aside 1 cup butter, softened (2 sticks) 1 cup organic sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar Cream the butter and sugar […]