Real Mama Life : The Cupboards are Bare!!!

There are some very real benefits to all the preserving and canning I do.  Not just because of the health benefits of eating food that is preserved while it is in season but because very rarely are the cupboards really bare. Tonight was one of those nights…..we have been in and out of town so […]

Dairy Free Butter Chicken

This has become a stand by dish around here.  It ain’t pretty, it’s easy, fast and the kids love it.  The best part is I can eat it and these days it feels like there isn’t much I can eat.  I know boohoo poor me but the list of forbidden foods has grown….again! It started […]

Chicken Noodle Soup

Sometimes we got so caught up in the ‘other’ that we miss the simple.  This week my husband got sick with a bad cold or a flu.  He has an amazing immune system so a cold for him is a slightly runny nose and the need for an extra couple of hour of sleep a […]

How to make Chicken Stock

 “Why is chicken soup superior to all things we have, even more relaxing than ‘Tylenol?’  It is because chicken soup has a natural ingredient which feeds, repairs and calms the mucous lining in the small intestine.  The inner lining is the beginning or ending of the nervous system.  It is easily pulled away from the […]

Tom Kha Gai or Tom Kha Goong

I am officially completely obsessed with this soup.  I don’t mean in a ‘I like to eat it’ way but that I would bathe in it if you weren’t going to judge me.  I have made 3 batches of it since Sunday (it is Tuesday).  I love the smell, the sweet, salty, sour and bitterness, […]

Chicken Marbella with a Twist

I have started to attempt to add small scale catering to my resume.  Crazy I know but with everything else that I am doing it makes some sense. And in truth, I have had some requests. So I thought I would try it.  I am probably more stupid than brave but then you are here […]