Organic Emily

Kimchi – Learning How To Make Fermented Foods


Fermented foods are a big thing right now and rightfully so. Science is now finding more answers behind the microbiome and what it is all about. Did you know we are only 1% human?! The rest of us consist of bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa and they out number us 100:1. These little guys are […]

Medicinal Herb – Wild Choke Cherry with Wild Cherry Cough Syrup


Medicinal Herb Post #41 Wild Choke Cherry – Prunus virginiana and other species Along a wild path that is now a dry creek near my home, leading up into the mountains several miles away, there are a several wild choke cherry shrub like trees. Choke cherries grow everywhere from the Rocky Mountains to California, N. […]

Loaded Nachos 2 Ways


We love nachos at our house! These recipes make for a great appetizer for a big gathering or a family meal. Vegetarian Loaded Nachos Organic corn chips (I like Costco brand) 4 cups Monterrey Jack or white cheddar cheese, shredded 2 cans refried pinto beans 1 cup medium salsa (I like the Costco brand) 1 […]

Paleo Chewy Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sea Salt


When you can’t eat gluten and need a chocolate fix this will not disappoint! I love the chewy texture and not to mention how simple this recipe is! Recipe 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips (I like to use dark chocolate) 3 tablespoons coconut oil 1 cup almond flour 1/4 cup coconut sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking […]

Cranberry Pear Crumble


The flavors of fall are some of my favorite and this does not disappoint! We like to eat it with vanilla yogurt or coconut ice cream. Recipe Filling 4 large pears, peeled and sliced 1 1/2 cups fresh cranberries 3/4 cup organic sugar 1/2 cup dried cranberries 2 tablespoons corn starch 1 lemon zested and […]

Fever Tea Bath Bags


  Fevers are an essential symptom during an illness. They usually work in a beneficial way for us to kill pathogens we don’t want inside our body. It’s important to understand when we should intervene and when we should work with the fever to help recover from an illness faster. I recommend reading this blog […]

Homemade Bourbon Vanilla


The cost of vanilla is out of control right now. Costco has their Madagascar vanilla beans (5 in a package) for around $15 this time of year. So I went and bought some good bourbon whiskey and decided to make my own. It’s pretty easy. All you need is a bit of time. Recipe 750 […]

French Chocolate Bark


If you are looking for a healthier treat to curve those sweet tooth cravings, look no further!  This recipe is so wonderful!  The flavors of ginger, chocolate and dried fruit are hard to beat! French Chocolate Bark 12-14 ounces combination of good semi and bitter sweet chocolate 1 cup roasted or raw cashews or almonds, […]

Soft Gingersnap Cookies


This recipe has been long coveted and admired by many who get one of my famous gingersnap cookies!  We have served them for countless weddings and events!  What’s the point in having a good recipe and not sharing?!  So I give it willingly with all my love! Soft Gingersnap Cookies with White Chocolate  3/4 cup […]

Italian Wedding Soup


One of my all time favorite meals!  This soup will win anyone’s heart with its hearty, full flavor!  Try doubling the meatball recipe and saving half for another meal.  From Barefoot Contessa’s Back to Basics cookbook.  Serves 10-12. Recipe For the Meatballs 3/4 pounds ground chicken 1/2 pound chicken sausage (I like the Italian flavored) […]