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Make Your Own Homemade Kefir and Save Money

Make Your Own Homemade Kefir and Save Money | Sacred Habitats

Milk kefir grains are live active cultures consisting of yeast and bacteria which exist in a symbiotic relationship. Adding the kefir grains to fresh milk yields a probiotic drink within 24 to 48 hours. This dairy kefir culture is reusable and with care, will allow you to make kefir over and over again. Once a […] Read more…

Lentils: nutritional info and a Lentil Salad Recipe

Red Lentils from Bob's Red Mill

Compared to other types of dried beans, lentils are relatively quick and easy to prepare. I think they look more like baby dried peas than dried beans. Lentils readily absorb the flavors from other foods and seasonings in your recipe. Lentils are high in nutritional value and are available throughout the year. Lentils are legumes […] Read more…

Portobella Mushrooms Stuffed with Chevre Cheese

I love Portobello mushrooms with warm soft cheese, this recipe being no exception! You can also do this recipe on a grill, which is very nice. Here’s how to make this easy and yummy recipe… Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Chevre Cheese Recipe Ingredients: 4 Portobello Mushroom Caps (approx. 4” inches in diameter) 6 oz. Chevre […] Read more…

Curried Hemp Cream of Cauliflower Soup Recipe

Curry Cream of Cauliflower Soup | Sacred Habitats

This is a easy, delicious and nutritious recipe, warming to the heart and soul :-)               You will need: 1/4 cup raw sunflower kernels 1 – 1/4 cups unsweetened plain almond milk 3/4 cup Hemp Seed Hulled (found at Mountain Rose Herbs) 3 cups water 4 cups cauliflower (chopped) […] Read more…

Butternut Squash Gratin

Bold. That is the only way I can describe this recipe. I had the opportunity to taste it at the Williams-Sonoma in Asheville, NC. At first I didn’t know what to make of it, then I tried it again and wow. It was good. This recipe could make a good addition, or replacement, at your holiday […] Read more…

Wheat Berry and White Bean Salad Recipe

Wheatberry & White Bean Salad Recipe | Sacred Habitats

Wheat berry salads are one of my favorites! Soft White Wheat Berries have a naturally light, sweet, nutty flavor that goes well with many recipes. This recipe comes from Bob’s Red Mill… Wheat Berry and White Bean Salad Recipe Ingredients: 1 cup cooked Bob’s Red Mill Wheat Berries 1 cup cooked Bob’s Red Mill White […] Read more…

Cast Iron Chicken Roaster Makes Great Chicken

Cast Iron Chicken Roaster by Staub Cooking the Best Chicken Ever | Sacred Habitats

I love chicken. I love using cast iron for cooking, especially slow cooking. There is something about it that gives whatever you are cooking a fantastic flavor and exceptional tenderness. When we moved from Pennsylvania to Seattle we purchased a Staub cast iron chicken roaster. At first I was a bit skeptical thinking that this […] Read more…

Jalapeno Potato Soup

Jalapeno Potato Soup Recipe | Sacred Habitats

If you want to try a great twist on the classic Potato Soup that is easy, quick and uses little in the way of pots and pans, this could be up your alley. Evelyn and I grow jalapeno peppers every summer and I just grabbed a Jalapeno pepper off the bush to add to my […] Read more…

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