Organic Emily

Natural Yeast Sourdough Boule


I love baking with natural yeast. In a recent study done out of Italy, found that before wheat had gone through a fermented process the gluten content was 75,000 ppm. After a 12-24 rise the gluten content went down to 12 ppm.  In order for something to be considered gluten free the ppm have to […]

One Pot Chicken and Veggie Saute


This was a creation I came up with in my head while at the grocery store thinking of something new to make. I mus tsay I had to pat myself on the back for this one. Wow is it so good! Recipe 2 tablespoons avocado oil 2 tablespoons butter 1 pound chicken breasts or tenders […]

No Bake Coconut Cacao Bites


My kids beg me to make these for them all the time! They are a great healthy snack, simple and delicious! Recipe 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup almond butter 1/2 cup maple syrup 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 cup almond flour 1 teaspoon sea salt 3 cups ground oats 1/4 cup raw cacao powder 1/4 […]

Chicken and Apple Green Salad


Every time I go to Costco I pick up a rotisserie chicken and make this salad. It’s simple, filling and yummy! Recipe 8-10 cups mixed greens of your choice 1 whole rotisserie chicken, chopped 2 Gala apples, chopped 1/2 red onion thinly sliced 1 cucumber, chopped 1/2 – 1 cup feta cheese crumbles (optional) Toss […]

Simple Yogurt Fruit Salad


I love an easy delicious side. This is a great option for breakfast or dinner. Recipe 1 quart chopped strawberries 1 banana sliced 2 green apples chopped 1 pint blueberries 1 cup Nosa yogurt in either of the following flavors, lemon, honey or strawberry rhubarb. Gently combine all ingredients together and serve.

Waldorf Salad


  This is my version of a Waldorf salad. Simple and one of those filling feel good meals. Recipe 8-10 cups mixed salad greens of your choice 1 whole rotisserie chicken, chopped 1 package turkey bacon cooked and chopped 1/2 thinly sliced purple onion 1 cucumber chopped 2 green apples chopped or sliced 1/2 cup […]

Lemon Shortbread Triangles


These lemon bars are packed full of flavor! Decadent and rich, it’s the perfect treat! Recipe For the Crust 1 cup butter softened 1/2 cup organic sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour or gluten free flour 1/4 teaspoon sea salt For the Filling 6 large eggs 3  cups organic sugar 2 tablespoons lemon zest (about 6 […]

Natural Yeast Spelt Sandwich Bread with Cinnamon Roll Option

Cinnamon rolls on pan

For over a year now we have been making all of our own bread with natural yeast. When I say we I mean me and the kids. They love to help and do a pretty great job of it too. When I learned the importance of allowing bread to rise naturally with natural yeast I […]

Easter Lemon Cake with Lemon Cheese Cream and Strawberries.


This lemon cake is rich and full of lemon flavor! Add the cream cheese to the whipped cream with a little fresh squeezed lemon juice and you have a perfect combination with strawberries. This is one of my absolute favorite desserts when strawberries are in season. Recipe For the Cake 1/2 pound butter softened 2 […]

Easter Shortbread Nest Cookies with Almond Cream Cheese Frosting


These are my kids’ favorite cookies. We only make them once a year around Easter time to share with neighbors or take to the annual family Easter Egg Hunt. They are very rich and decadent! Recipe 1/2 pound of butter softened 2 tablespoons cream cheese softened 3/4 cup sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 teaspoons […]