Organic Emily

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 […]

Rosemary Butter Cookies

rosemary butter cookies

If you’ve never put rosemary into cookies you are in for a real treat!  My family and I always serve these at weddings when asked! Recipe 1 cup butter, softened at room temperature ¾ cup granulated sugar 1 large egg plus 1 egg white, beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 […]

Garlic and Basil Tomato Pasta

Garlic and Basil Tomato Pasta

Simple and fast!  This is a great recipe for using all those fresh tomatoes and basil from the garden! Recipe 1 pound uncooked whole wheat pasta (I like angel hair) 4-5 pounds tomatoes, large or cherry cut in half or bite size chunks 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 1/2 cup fresh chopped basil 2 tablespoons olive […]

Chocolate Coconut Sourdough Bread


It’s so good you could almost call this a dessert!  Tender and chocolatey, this bread is a nice treat! Recipe 2 cups water 1/2 cup starter 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted 1/2 cup honey 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 cup cocoa powder 2 cups whole wheat flour 4-5 cups all-purpose flour In a large electric bowl […]

Fresh Canned Peaches


I love this time of year when the fruit is on in abundance.  Peaches are one of my favorites!  This recipe is simple and a healthier version of the stuff processed in syrup.  I usually buy 2 large boxes form the farmer’s market to make 20 quarts plus some for making fruit leather or jam. […]

Homemade Canned Tomatoes


A much healthier and inexpensive alternative to store bought canned tomatoes.  This recipe is simple, but just takes a bit of time.  A day of canning tomatoes is always worth the year’s supply!  I usually by 3 large boxes from the farmer’s market to produce 30 quarts.  We go through a lot of tomatoes through […]