Cocoroons

Cocoroons

Cocoroons Ingredients: 1/c cup of Rice Bran Solubles (http://thevelvetlotus.com/product/rice-bran-solubles-360-g/) 2 Tbsp. Activated Barley (http://thevelvetlotus.com/product/activated-barley-280-g/) 1/4 cup Organic Tropic Oil (http://thevelvetlotus.com/product/organic-tropic-oil/) 1/2 cup raw soaked almonds, chopped 1-2 tsp. local honey 1/4 cup unsulfured shredded coconut 1 Tbsp. raw Cacao Powder Instructions: Mix all ingredients in a bowl, then place into a gallon freezer bag. Press […]

Izzy’s 2nd Birthday Cupcakes

Izzy’s 2nd Birthday Cupcakes

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cupcakes (Inspired by ComfyBelly.com) Ingredients 1/4 cup coconut flour 1/4 cup cacao powder 1/4 tsp. sea salt 1/4 tsp. baking soda 3 large organic eggs 1/2 cup local honey (or maple syrup) Instructions: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Combine all the dry ingredients and blend well. Add the dry and wet […]

Banana Nut Muffins

Banana Nut Muffins

Banana Nut Muffins Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup Activated Barley (http://thevelvetlotus.com/product/activated-barley-280-g/) 1 organic omega egg Non-GMO lecithin: 1/2 tsp. baking powder and 2 Tbsp. water 1 cup coconut sap sugar 1 1/2 cup walnuts-chopped 3 whole bananas 1 cup Organic Tropic Oil (melted): http://thevelvetlotus.com/product/organic-tropic-oil/ 1 tsp. Sea Salt 1/2 cup filtered water 1 tsp. pure organic vanilla […]

Almond Brittle

Almond Brittle

Almond Brittle 10 servings Ingredients: 6 Tbsp. Organic Tropic Oil (http://thevelvetlotus.com/product/organic-tropic-oil/) 3 Tbsp. Rice Bran Solubles (http://thevelvetlotus.com/product/rice-bran-solubles-360-g/) 4 Tbsp. local honey 3/4 cup raw almonds Instructions:  Soak almonds overnight in purified water, changing the water once. Grind almonds in a food processor. Put aside 1/4 cup for the topping. Combine Tropic Oil, Rice Bran Solubles […]

Faux Peanut Butter, Flax & Cacao Cookies

Faux Peanut Butter, Flax & Cacao Cookies

Faux Peanut Butter, Flax & Cacao Cookies Ingredients: 1/2 cup Faux Peanut Butter (see recipe below) 1 Tbsp. Organic Flax Advantage (freshly ground): http://thevelvetlotus.com/product/organic-flax-advantage-2-lbs/ 1 tsp. Organic Spirulina (http://thevelvetlotus.com/product/organic-spirulina-powder-1-lb/) 1 Tbsp. Cacao Powder or freshly ground Cacao Nibs 1 tsp. Cinnamon 1 tsp. pure Organic Almond extract 1 tsp. pure Organic Vanilla extract 1 tsp. Ground […]

Superfood Granola

Superfood Granola

Superfood Granola Ingredients:  2 cups of Oats 1 cup of Rice Bran Solubles (http://thevelvetlotus.com/product/rice-bran-solubles-360-g/) 1/4 cup of Coconut Oil 1/2 cup of Sunbutter (or Faux Peanut Butter) 1/4 cup of honey 1/4 cup of Cacao powder or carob chips 1/4 cup of Chia seeds 1/2 cup of Coconut Flakes Instructions: Mix all ingredients and press […]

Faux Peanut Butter Recipe

Faux Peanut Butter Recipe

Faux Peanut Butter Ingredients: 6 Tbsp. Activated Barley (http://thevelvetlotus.com/product/activated-barley-280-g/) 4 Tbsp. Rice Bran Solubles (http://thevelvetlotus.com/product/rice-bran-solubles-360-g/) 4 Tbsp. Organic Tropic Oil (http://thevelvetlotus.com/product/organic-tropic-oil/) 2 Tbsp. honey Salt (to taste) Instructions: Mix Tropic Oil with Activated Barley, Rice Bran Solubles and honey. Add salt to taste. Spread one spoonful of Faux Peanut Butter onto celery stalks. Hints: Melt […]

Processed Foods

Processed Foods

Why, oh why do we think our families need something from a bright colored bag or box? We can thank those super smart marketing teams for all those billion dollar companies that could care less about our health. We have strayed far from nature by roaming down those middle aisles at the grocery stores and […]

Creative Mama

Creative Mama

I used to love to paint and scrapbook and other creative things that are relaxing and require time, which is sometimes hard to find as a new mama. I remember looking at all of my art supplies in the garage and thinking it would be a long time before I’d see them again. I didn’t […]

Teeth, teeth and more teeeeeth!

Teeth, teeth and more teeeeeth!

We all have them and we all had to go through the agony of feeling those sharp little bones pierce through those new gums. Lucky for us, we don’t remember going through it. I’ve learned a lot during this last year when she cut her first tooth and now has almost all her teeth. There […]