Organic Emily

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 […]

Lavender Lemonade


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 […]

Fresh Basil Pesto


Nothing says summer like homemade fresh basil pesto!  I love to make mine with almonds instead of pine nuts because it tastes better and is a whole lot cheaper!  I use it on sandwiches, appetizers, in soups and pasta! Recipe 1 cup raw almonds 1 – 2 cups good quality olive oil 4 cups fresh […]

Rustic Plum Tart


It’s that time of year when the fruit is in season!  I love a good dessert, especially if I can use what I grow!  This tart is so simple to make and very tasty! Recipe For the Crust: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup yellow corn meal 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 […]

Homemade Tender Chicken and Broth for Casseroles or Soup


This recipe is very versatile!  You can use it to make my Sour Cream Avocado Enchiladas or simply turn it into a soup!  Or maybe you have other ideas for it, either way it’s a must have staple in any kitchen! Recipe 1 whole 3-4 lb. organic chicken, rinsed with organs removed 1 celery stalk, […]

Sour Cream Avocado Chicken Enchiladas

Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

These are really delicious and definitely not fat free, but oh such a crowd pleaser!  Serve with a big green salad. Recipe 16 flour tortillas 3-4 cups cooked shredded chicken 4 cups shredded Monterey or Pepper Jack cheese 1 – 4 oz. can mild green chilies, chopped 2 ripe avocados, sliced 4 tablespoons butter 4 […]