Coconut Butter

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Coconut Butter is essential for making many dairy-free dishes creamy.  It is also expensive often costing $12 for a 16 ounce jar. You can make it for about $4 to $5 worth of shredded coconut. Most sources I’ve seen use

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Quinoa

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We eat quinoa in place of rice. It is a complete protein and goes great with vegetables, sauces, and soups. Depending on what we’re having for dinner I will make 3/4 to 1 cup of dry quinoa for our family

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Popcorn Balls

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My friend Amanda taught me how to make these. We really like them and they’re popular when we take them to parties. Thank you Amanda for introducing cane sugar/corn syrup free caramel corn to our family. INGREDIENTS: 7 Tbsp popcorn

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Over-Easy Egg

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Because we have our own hens, we get to eat sumptuous eggs almost any time we want. If the weather is extremely hot or cold the older hens don’t lay so well so every now and then our egg supply

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Mini-Sushi

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We were having trouble figuring out dinner one night and my 9 year old asked if we could have sushi made from seaweed snacks. I said we could try. I made some quinoa and a new, simple family dinner was

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Corn Tortillas

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Homemade corn tortillas taste different than store bought tortillas. Lighter, actually less of a corn taste. And I think they’re much more filling. The one downside to them is they are so much tastier than store bought that I can’t

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Flat Enchiladas

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Rolled enchiladas are a rolled corn tortilla with some sort of filling inside covered in enchilada sauce. I make flat enchiladas to save the rolling step. If you’ve got enchilada sauce available, these are a fast, easy dinner. INGREDIENTS: Corn

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