Organic Emily

Marshmallow Althea officinalis


Althea officinalis The marshmallow plant has some amazing medicinal qualities!  This plant does all the same things as slippery elm, except it’s not endangered and it grows here in the west… like a weed!  It is known as a demulcent herb that contains high levels of mucilage which is a slimy, soothing substance that calms […]

Almond Cake with Orange Glaze


I love anything that has a delicious almond taste!  This is a very moist cake that can be served for dessert or a tea party! Recipe 5 ounces almond paste (about 3/4 cup), grated 1 1/2 cups organic sugar 1 stick butter, room temp 4 large eggs 1 teaspoon orange zest 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 […]

Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo


Not a fat free meal at all, but simple, fast and really tasty!  Serve with a big salad to justify all those extra calories! Recipe 2 chicken breasts, grilled and chopped 1 lb fettuccine noodles, cooked For the Sauce: 1 stick butter 1 (8 oz. pkg) cream cheese 2 cups heavy cream 1 teaspoon garlic […]

My Favorite Summer Breakfast… or Lunch


I love fresh eggs, basil and tomatoes all from my own backyard!  This meal is filling, packed with protein and has amazing flavor! Recipe 1 Ezekiel Sprouted Whole Grain English muffin, toasted and buttered or with avocado slices 2-3 eggs scrambled with onion powder, sea salt, pepper and a little mozzarella cheese 2 tablespoons chopped […]

Quinoa Black Bean Bake


This recipe makes for a nice appetizer at a gathering or main dish at home! Serve with organic tortilla chips. Recipe 1 cup quinoa, cooked 1 lb. ground turkey (optional) 1 medium onion, chopped 2 large green bell peppers, chopped 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon chili powder 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup frozen […]

Oatmeal Protein Pancakes with Fruit Sauce


We make these at our house at least once a week for breakfast.  You don’t need a food grinder to grind the oatmeal, a blender will do.  We love using blended fresh/frozen fruit instead of sugary syrup.  It definitely makes it a healthier breakfast! Recipe 3 cups regular rolled oats, blended 1/2 cup natural plant […]

Homemade Natural Yeast Bread


This bread is so easy to make!  I love that there are only 3 ingredients in it!  It makes for an excellent emergency preparedness food source!  And it tastes great too!  This very basic recipe can be modified, you can add oil or herbs or cheese or whatever you like.  Get creative! Recipe 1/2 cup […]

Rich Chocolate Brownies

Homemade Natural Yeast Bread

I’m a bit of a food snob, especially when it comes to homemade brownies!  They have to be dense, rich and full of flavor for me to eat them.  These definitely meet those requirements!  Serve them with fresh berries and ice cream! Recipe 10 tablespoons butter, room temp 1 1/4 cups organic sugar 3/4 cup […]

Mango Mint Chicken Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing


This flavorful salad is a healthy and delicious spring/summer meal for the family or a gathering! Recipe Marinate 4 chicken breasts for at least 2 up to 24 hrs in: 1/2 cup good olive oil 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard Salt and pepper to taste Grill chicken when ready For the […]

Mexican Lasagna


With baby #6 on the way I am all about quick and easy dinners!  This one is so simple and delicious!  You can make it a vegetarian dish if you want too! Recipe 1 package of 10 corn tortillas, quartered 1 lb. ground turkey or beef (optional) 1 medium onion, chopped 1 teaspoon ground cumin […]