Organic Emily

Almond Cake with Orange Glaze

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Lavender Lemonade

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You would be surprised at how good this refreshing drink tastes if you haven’t tried it before!  I love Costco’s organic lemonade for this recipe! Recipe Make a strong lavender tea by placing 1 tablespoon dried lavender buds into a mesh tea ball or muslin satchel.  Set aside and boil 1 cup water, remove from […]