Organic Ethiopian Chopped Salad


This Organic Ethiopian Chopped Salad is savory and refreshing! Traditionally, the salad consists of just tomatoes, onions, and hot peppers, and is called ‘tim-a-tim’ (meaning ‘tomatoes’ in Amharic). You could think of this salad as a more savory, chopped version of the classic American garden salad. You see, it has to be chopped into small […]

Organic Spaghetti With Spicy Shrimp


Wednesdays are organic spaghetti days around here. Since I have my homeopathy class in the evening, I have to get dinner on early. Also, since I’m a procrastinator, I always have homework to finish. My Slow Cooker Organic Spaghetti Sauce recipe is perfect for days like this! I can mindlessly get out my slow cooker, […]

Organic Bananas With Milk, Honey, And Cinnamon

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Organic Bananas With Milk, Honey, And Cinnamon aka After-School Snack Extraordinaire! Sometimes a ‘recipe’ is really nothing more than a reminder that certain flavor combinations will make your taste buds dance. Like Imperfect Organic Cinnamon Toast, Bananas With Milk And Honey is a simple food that I grew up eating. It’s a dish that seems […]

Imperfect Organic Cinnamon Toast


Sometimes the best recipes are the most imperfect ones. I have fond childhood memories of cozy Sunday evening snacks of cinnamon toast and hot chocolate. So I’m carrying on the tradition with my own kids. (This picture was not posed-my kids really are this grabby) This imperfect organic cinnamon toast frequently makes an appearance as […]

Ooey Gooey Organic Chocolate Chip Cookies {Egg-Free, Dairy-Free}


Oh man, these are so good!!! I’ve been apprehensive about attempting to make allergy-friendly  chocolate chip cookies (sans real butter and eggs).  I mean, the very essence of great chocolate chip cookies is the butter! And how would they hold together without egg? It just didn’t seem right.  Well, I’m here to tell you that […]

Ethiopian-Style Spicy Lentils

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I tapped into my Ethiopian heritage yesterday and made these Ethiopian-Style Spicy Lentils. They are very close to the spicy lentils I remember eating in Ethiopia, but not quite as spicy. They are also missing the exceptionally delectable Ethiopian spiced butter. One of these days I will make the butter. But until then, this tasty […]

Sassy Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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My kids’ absolute favorite cooked vegetable is Roasted Sweet Potatoes.  They are so easy to make, super nutritious (especially when they’re organic), and make a great side dish for really ANY main dish! These Sassy Roasted Sweet Potatoes add some variety to the roasted potatoes trend we seem to have in the winter. :)  Grownups […]

Sunbutter Energy Bites {Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Coconut Free}

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My kids absolutely love these energy bites!  And to be honest, so does their mama! :)  They are SU-per healthy and  equally DE-LICIOUS! Recipe inspiration came from here. I just made a few changes based on what I had in my pantry and also on the fact that I’m of the opinion that almost everything […]