tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-62229778941143377102018-09-17T03:09:32.225-04:00Nourishing CreationsNourish Your Life~ Traditional Cooking~ Real Food~Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.comBlogger230125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-60566296319624119792015-05-08T21:32:00.001-04:002015-05-08T21:35:00.529-04:00Elizabeth's Bacon Chicken Liver PateElizabeth's chicken liver pate- I have no "recipe" but I can tell you how I make the pate.  I sautee one onion, several grated cloves of garlic in a frying pan full of bacon fat (you can fry up 1-2 pieces of fatty bacon and reserve on the side.) Then after onion is lightly browned, I add in defrosted pasture-raised chicken livers (1/2lb- 1lb) I usually do a mini size version of this recipe Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-59076166007818673902013-11-25T19:25:00.000-05:002013-11-25T19:27:02.252-05:00Sweet Potato Sausage Breakfast CasseroleI've had good luck freezing this Sweet Potato Sausage Breakfast Casserole and pulling one out to bake when we need a meal in a pinch. You can bulk cook and make several of these at a time, bake them, then freeze them to be reheated later!   Sweet Potato Sausage Breakfast Casserole Recipe:2 small Sweet Potatoes3 Tbsp Butter1lb loose breakfast sausage½ Yellow Onion4-5 Eggs½ c Cream (or Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-71360186853490273192013-11-05T13:27:00.001-05:002013-11-05T13:38:30.579-05:00Vanilla Bean Egg NogA nourishing, deeply creamy colored egg nog, full of nutrient dense ingredients!  Pastured egg yolks provide the creamy yellow tint to this delicious fall beverage (or anytime!)   Make a quart jar (or two!) to keep in the fridge so you can have seconds!   A scraped vanilla bean pod dots this egg nog with decorative speckles and deep vanilla flavor! Vanilla Bean Egg Nog You will need: RawNourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-6915512210215315132013-05-06T12:13:00.002-04:002013-05-06T12:13:56.375-04:00Scallion Feta Scrambled Eggs Recipe Scallion Feta Scrambled Eggs Spring is the time for Eggs! Happy Hens start laying more eggs in spring. It’s important to use pastured eggs from farms where chickens have access to grass and bugs for eggs that have vibrant orange yolks, indicating their higher nutrient content. Orange yolks indicate a high amount of vitamin A and beta carotene. Happy hens eat bugs and never an all “Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-55867970746678922752013-04-11T10:06:00.002-04:002013-04-11T10:09:17.469-04:00Homemade Granola Bars Homemade Granola Bars 3 cups rolled oats (long term storage) 1 cup pecans or almonds chopped (short term storage) preferably soaked & dried 1 cup coconut flakes or shredded (long term storage) 1/2 coconut palm sugar or evaporated cane juice (or sugar) (long term storage) 2/3 cup honey (long term storage) 2 Tablespoons butter (fresh or canned) 2 Teaspoons vanilla (short term Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-37721400481640869752013-04-11T09:57:00.000-04:002013-04-11T10:10:26.501-04:00Homemade Sesame Garlic Hummus from Soaked Garbanzos Sesame Garlic Hummus by Nourishing Creations 1 cup dried Garbanzo Beans- Soak overnight in warm water. In the morning change the water and add more warm water- soak until white sprout tips begin to emerge.  Then cover with water and cook in Crock pot on High for 3-4 hours until tender. Let cool. Reserve cooking liquid. Remove Skins from garbanzos by sliding the bean out of the skin. This Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-4696520201630363252011-12-16T21:57:00.001-05:002011-12-16T22:01:09.060-05:00Nourishing Sprouted Flour Carrot CakeCarrot Cake has many possibilities for nourishing us. It is a varied ingredient recipe that you can change to your liking!   I promised I would post this recipe...and well folks, here it finally is months after the promise ;)   Pregnancy has changed my priorities a bit, and that is why my posts are far between.  Enjoy this nourishing carrot cake this season! (or anytime of the year!!) Cake:Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-50010212653709658622011-10-27T09:07:00.000-04:002011-10-27T09:07:09.196-04:00Still time to Register for WAPF Conference! I want to help spread the word so you can enjoy this conference!   I was able to attend last year's conference in PA and it was fabulous- this year sounds like it will be even more top notch!!!  Dr. Mercola is the keynote speaker- which I wish I could be there to hear!   And as usual, the meals will be fabulous- the meals a lone are worth the cost of registration!   Enjoy to all those who get toNourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-43030844819579044722011-09-21T16:13:00.000-04:002011-09-21T16:13:28.478-04:00Asthma Kills Thousands, Raw Milk Prevents AsthmaSEPTEMBER 2011 INFORMATION ALERT  from the Weston A Price Foundation: IN THE NEWS: KIDS WHO DRINK RAW MILK HAVE LESS ASTHMA, ALLERGIES A large European study has found--once again--that children who drink raw milk have less asthma and allergies. This is not big news to WAPF members, but the really big news is that the findings were publicized in a September 13, 2011 Reuters Health press releaseNourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-83005083013741097982011-08-01T11:11:00.001-04:002011-08-01T11:11:45.215-04:00Raw Milk Deemed Safe By Government DataHere is a  Press Release from the Weston A. Price Foundation.   GOVERNMENT DATA PROVES RAW MILK SAFE Raw Milk Risk Extremely Small Compared to Risk of Other Foods WASHINGTON, DC June 22, 2011:  Data gleaned from U.S. government websites and government-sanctioned reports on foodborne illnesses show that the risk of contracting foodborne illness by consuming raw milk is much smaller than the risk Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-90125283472911414962011-06-24T09:28:00.002-04:002011-06-24T09:31:10.486-04:00How to Use Zucchini for an Appetizer or Side Dish Fresh Fried Zucchini with Grass-fed ParmesanYou will need: Zucchini, sliced into 1/2'' thick pieces Olive Oil and grass-fed Butter, or Ghee for frying Sea Salt and Pepper Grass-fed Grated Parmesan Cheese Heat butter and oil in pan  (butter makes oil more heat stable for frying.) Place slices in pan on high and brown each side, turning once Move to a warm plate and sprinkle salt, pepper, and Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-62910723100465513262011-05-23T00:08:00.006-04:002011-05-23T00:18:02.374-04:00Brilliant Yellow Grass-fed Ghee from Pure Indian FoodsRecently, I was able to try Grass-fed Ghee (Clarified Butter!)  from . Pure Indian Foods Ghee- what is the world is that?  Ghee may seem like a "foreign" word to many!  "I got a jar of Ghee"  or " I fried my pancakes in Ghee"  might boggle some of your minds, wondering, "What is Ghee?" What a satisfying flavor and aroma it has.  So brilliant yellow and full of fat soluble vitamins! Here is aNourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-40299178372669671542011-05-04T11:24:00.004-04:002012-02-25T12:30:38.576-05:003 ACTION ITEMS You can DO to Stand UP for Freedom to Choose SMALL Farmers and Local Food Grassfed Cows on Amish Farm (courtesy of B. Brown) Recently our Local Amish Farmer has been facing harassment by the FDA. This has been an ongoing issue since about April 2010, when FDA agents raided his private property at 5am, waking his wife and small children and issuing a search warrant. I remember breaking into tears as I read this line as quoted by one of his children asking his momma, "Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-14531010968527647032011-04-25T22:04:00.003-04:002011-04-25T22:16:24.380-04:00How To Make Coconut Milk from a Fresh CoconutFresh Coconut Milk is so creamy and frothy and yummy! Using a fresh coconut, a blender and a little patience you can make this coconut milk- fresh!  It is very cost effective if you can find your coconuts for a decent price! I got this coconut for $1.50 at an Middle Eastern market- you can check your local ethnic markets for great deals on produce!  For $1.50  I got: Coconut Water,  1 qt. CoconutNourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com2tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-49781576055636718112011-04-15T20:29:00.005-04:002011-04-15T20:43:00.191-04:00Creamy Watercress SoupWatercress is a spring-time perrenial green leafy and member of the brassica (cabbage) family. It has a mildly spicy flavor and is a great mix-in to spring time salads! When the flavor is a little too strong for those first-timer tastebuds- a simple and nourishing soup is a great way to tone down the spice and tang of Watercress. A few noted health benefits to the watercress plant Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-52843840488533436972011-04-15T20:09:00.005-04:002011-06-01T22:00:38.480-04:00Pi DayPI for Pie Day!  Peach Pie with  Flaky Pie Crust!Going through some food photos, and I forgot to post this back on Pi Day! (3.14)   Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-1169762816397633932011-04-11T00:53:00.001-04:002011-04-11T00:54:30.806-04:00Food Goal of The Week: Beef StockThis week I'd like to try to make Beef Stock from Beef Bones.    That is my goal!  I've never made it before and I'm looking forward to a little variety to my broths and stocks. I usually stick with chicken stock!      Using beef marrow bones I think we will get some very gelatinous stock which is very healing to the digestive tract! Have you made beef stock before? What are your kitchen Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-37906570040785740562011-04-06T01:14:00.003-04:002011-06-01T22:01:51.435-04:00Picky Eater Success Story: Oysters and the 3 Year Old Have you had a picky-eater in your family? Do you have a child who's biggest hang-up is what to get them to eat?  Meet my 3 year old.   I suppose, each child might have their own "issue" that challenges a parent's patience.  Ours has been eating.  As a momma who loves nutrition and food, I suppose this is my "control and worry issue."   Having a child who challenges your passion, your knowledge Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-18785390512506278732011-03-20T23:03:00.008-04:002011-06-01T22:04:27.755-04:00Gluten and Dairy Intolerance Everywhere- OH MY!! How To Finally HEAL YOUR HEALTHDo you or someone you know suffer from Eczema, Food Intolerances or Auto-immune disorders, like Rheumatoid Arthritis?  Look Familiar? There is a strategic healing protocol that can help you HEAL and REVERSE these "life sentence" symptoms. You can learn all about the basics of healing these symptoms in a new online  12 week cooking and health class that starts April 6th!- for a  limited time Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-74985071554735554252011-03-08T15:24:00.008-05:002011-06-01T22:03:27.940-04:00Crispy-Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi Crispy Soaked Nut Crust on Wild Caught Mahi Mahi This nut crusted white fish is perfect- and its also fun to try different foods to make crusts with besides bread crumbs or wheat flour.   I still eat gluten, but it's great to vary the ways to prepare foods besides relying on wheat flour. I think it's a great way to vary the mineral content of one's food intake. How-To and Recipe: Finely chop Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-80606383957620305022011-03-05T14:25:00.005-05:002011-06-01T22:05:44.833-04:00Nourishing Roasted Carrot SoupWarmed Nourishing Roast Carrot Soup.  Preparing this soup with plenty of animal fats ensures your body will be happy to convert the beta carotene in carrots into vitamin A that your body can use!  This soup is so satisfying-especially with extra butter and sea salt on top!  1.  Coat chopped carrots in chicken fat and olive oil (or fat of preference.)2. Roast at 350 degrees until tenderly Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-63066198469779016922011-02-19T16:43:00.002-05:002011-06-01T22:06:21.297-04:00Getting Backyard Chickens, The Coop We are excited to be getting 2 new members of our family! Chickens!  This will be there new home, and we hope that from the hen and rooster we will get more hatchlings!  I look forward to updating you all about our adventures with learning about chickens!  We are on our way to pick up the 2 from our friend! Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-47675303830581809392011-02-06T22:57:00.001-05:002011-02-14T01:52:51.797-05:00Homemade Crispy Wild Caught Fish Sticks    When you make this simple Homemade fish sticks recipe, using REAL wholesome ingredients you are saving yourself and your family from consuming preservatives and fake fillers and oils that contribute to inflammation.   (Have you seen the length of ingredients labels on boxed frozen fish sticks!  Ridiculous!)    Frying in REAL oils that aren't rancid or heat damaged, will ensure you keep your Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-47873837704858928462011-01-22T10:58:00.010-05:002011-02-28T17:18:21.185-05:00Kefir Grains Shipped to You!***I've temporarily removed the ordering link while I catch up on orders I currently have.  Grains can't keep up! Sorry for the inconvenience!*** Please include your address on the note or send it to me by email at NourishingCakes at gmail dot com Cost includes packaging and shipping in USA only! (* I had to change the prices slightly, because previous cost was not covering the paypal fees, and Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com5tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6222977894114337710.post-66092170666844980272011-01-22T10:15:00.000-05:002011-01-22T10:15:24.562-05:00Preparing Your Real Food Kitchen for Chinese New YearChinese New Year this year is on February 3rd, 2011. This year is the lucky year of the RABBIT.   Chinese New Year is a time celebrated as a renewal, and is a great time to channel good luck! Let's get our REAL food kitchens ready for a New Year!   I like preparing for Chinese New Year, because, i'm honestly not very good at getting ready for our standard New Years Day- January 1st. That time Nourishing Creationshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16753839477167750664noreply@blogger.com0