Organic Emily

Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Bread

Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Bread

I usually make these when I have company because they are so rich!  This dense bread is full of flavor and a little kick!  The recipe is from Barefoot Contessa’s cookbook titled “At Home”, but I use buttermilk instead to give it a better flavor. Recipe 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup organic yellow cornmeal […]

Gingerbread with Lemon Cream and Cranberry Sauce

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This is the perfect holiday treat!  So many flavors and textures in one bite!  The dense gingerbread with it’s perfect combination of spices, the lemon cream with it’s bright and sweet smoothness and the cranberry sauce to add just enough tartness to top it all off!  You won’t be disappointed with this dessert and neither […]

Salted Caramel Bars

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These bars are so so good!  Dangerously good!  They are very rich and will go a long way cut in to small pieces. Recipe Crust 1 pound butter, softened 2 cups organic sugar 2 tablespoons vanilla 4 cups flour Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Prepare and 9×13 straight edged pan by lining with parchment paper. […]

Vegetable Turkey Barley or Quinoa Soup

Vegetable Barley Soup

This is such a delicious and simple healthy comfort meal!  You can make it with or without meat.  I like to use ground turkey or no meat at all. Recipe 1 lb. ground turkey or beef 1 onion, chopped 2 ribs celery, chopped 4 carrots, chopped 1/2 cup pearled barley or quinoa 1 tablespoon homemade […]

Slow Cooker Hearty Beef Stew

Crock-Pot Beef Stew

This stew is simple to make and very hearty!  No need to brown the meat with this recipe.  It’s got all the flavor without all the labor! Recipe 2-3 tablespoons good olive oil 3 onions, minced 1/4 cup tomato paste 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon fresh chopped thyme or 1 teaspoon dried 1/3 cup […]

Oatmeal Fudge Bars

Oatmeal Fudge Bars

I can never eat just one!  Oh they are so good and simple to make!  I bet you have everything in your pantry to make these! Recipe 1 cup butter, softened 2 cups packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour or […]

Mexican Lasagna

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This recipe 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 1 teaspoon ground chili powder 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano Sea salt and pepper to […]

Creamy Chicken, Vegetable and Gnocchi Soup

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Comfort food… yum! Recipe 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 4 carrots, chopped 2 ribs celery, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/3 cup flour 2 breasts chicken 1 lb. gnocchi 4 cups chicken broth 1 and 1/2 cups half and half 4 cups fresh spinach 1 tablespoon fresh basil Parmesan Sea […]

Blueberry Cardamom Creamy Buckwheat Cereal

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I love eating this warming and nourishing cereal occasionally. It’s great for mornings that require a little more energy. You could also use steel cut oats too. Recipe 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 1/2 cups buckwheat groats pulsed in a blender 1/2 teaspoon cardamon 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 3 cups coconut milk […]

Seven Layer Bean Dip

7 Layer Bean Dip

Okay so it isn’t the healthiest appetizer, but the family loves it and is a great dish to add to a party or family gathering. Recipe 2 cans refried pinto beans 4 avocados mashed 1 lemon juiced Sea salt and pepper 2 cups sour cream 1 tablespoon taco seasoning 4 cups sharp cheddar cheese shredded […]