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Snicker Doodle Bars – gf, df 


Snicker Doodle Bars

Main Part:

Cinnamon Sugar Mixture:

Combine cinnamon sugar mixture ingredients in a bowl, then sprinkle half on bottom of an 8×8 dish and set aside. In separate bowl combine main part ingredients, then pour over the half of the cinnamon sugar mixture in the 8×8.  Sprinkle remaining half cinnamon sugar mixture over the main part as topping. Place in freezer for at least 4 hours or overnight. Cut into squares and serve, store in refrigerator.

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Frittata: CHEESY Ham and Broccoli

Frittata Cheesy Ham and Broccoli

Frittata: CHEESY Ham & Broccoli

(what I used in parenthesis)

  • 6   eggs, beaten (farm fresh, free range)
  • 1 c   cheddar (raw)
  • dash   black pepper (organic)
  • dash   sea salt
  • 1 1/2 TBS   butter (grass fed, organic)
  • 1/3 c   ham pieces
  • 1 c   cooked broccoli pieces (organic, from frozen)

 

Turn oven on broil.  Combine eggs, cheese, pepper and salt with a fork.  Place oven safe skillet over medium heat and add butter, once butter starts to bubble, add broccoli and ham and saute for 2-3 min.  Add eggs, stir gently, continue cooking 5-6 min or until eggs are set up on bottom.  Place in oven and broil for another 5-6 min, until fully set and fluffy.


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Coconut breaded shrimp

coconut battered shrimp

Coconut Breaded Shrimp

(what I used in parenthesis)

 

Set oven to 350 degrees.  Clean and pat dry shrimp.  Get three shallow bowls for your prepping stations.  In bowl 1 add your flour and seasonings, bowl 2 is your eggs, bowl 3 is your coconut flakes and bread crumbs.  Coat shrimp in bowl 1 then bowl 2 then bowl 3.  Place on cookie sheet that has been sprayed with cooking spray.  Cook for 10-12 min, turn and cook and additional 7-10 min or until golden brown.  Serve however you like shrimp, I prefer to dip them in my homemade bbq sauce lol

 

 

 


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Natural Insect Repellent Spray

It is getting close to that time of year that you want to begin thinking about keeping those insects outside of the house.  Wouldn’t you rather do it without chemicals?

Natural Insect Repellent Spray

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups white vinegar
  • 10 drops peppermint essential oil
  • 10 drops rosemary essential oil
  • 10 drops citronella essential oil
  • 10 drops lemongrass essential oil
  • 10 drops tea tree essential oil

Mix together in a spray bottle and spray around doors, windows and other problem areas.  You can even spray outdoors around sitting areas etc.

 Natural Insect Repellent Spray


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Sweet Joes with a Kick

Sweet Joes with a kick

 

Sweet Joes with a Kick

Brown the beef with the minced onion and garlic, add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer on low for 10 min. Serve on Dinner Rolls for awesomeness!


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Dinner Rolls – milled wheat

Dinner Rolls

Dinner Rolls – milled wheat

  • 1  1/3  cup  Warm Water
  • 1/3  cup   Extra Virgin Olive Oil (I use this)
  • 1/3 cup   Honey (I use raw, I try to get local)
  • 2 tsp   Sea Salt
  • 1   Egg (free range)
  • 4  1/2  cup   Milled Wheat Flour (I milled 2 cups hard red 1 cup hard white)
  • 1 TBS  Dry Active Yeast

Combine ingredients in order into your bread machine.  Choose dough setting.  Once timer beeps remove and knead about 5-7 times then pull off balls of dough about the size of 1/2 your fist and shape.  Place rolls on cookie sheet and allow to rise for about 30 min then bake at 350 degrees for about 20 min or until golden brown.  I used these to serve sloppy joes on 🙂


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Hydrating Salve

image depicts 4oz jars with 2oz in it, yours will be full 🙂

I am making and shipping orders of my hydrating salve. This salve is super moisturizing, naturally healing for your skin, and a little goes a VERY, VERY long way. The base is grapeseed oil, beeswax and coconut oil I add vitamin E and customize with essential oils. (i.e. you may want lavender, tea tree and geranium for a mild case of eczema or eucalyptus, peppermint and lavender for osteoarthritis, eucalyptus and lavender to sooth muscles etc) The salve is $18 for a 4 oz jar. I just started offering this in my shop. I hope you enjoy.