Category Archives: Food

tomato jam (more like chutney)

I have to admit, I’m a little disappointed with the amount of tomatoes in my garden that are still green. It’s September 27th and my tomatoes, despite a few, could be mistaken for one of the green variety yet they … Continue reading

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chocolate and walnut ice cream sandwich

Warm summer nights to me mean one thing: ice cream. A creamy pure vanilla bean ice cream is hard to beat. Except if you add two chocolate chip cookies to it and find yourself eating a chocolate, walnut (gluten AND … Continue reading

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gf coconut-banana, walnut and chocolate chip bread- yes you read that correct

Okay, so I have a massive sweet tooth and would prefer to eat sweets at all seven meals. That is 100% the truth. And yes, seven. I truly eat about 5-7 meals a day. As David has come to realize, … Continue reading

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sweet peaches, basil, and coconut ice cream

Yesterday we went to the Hillsdale Farmer’s Market in SW Portland. By far the best market to date. The street was lined with local venders with stands full of fresh fruits and vegetables, homemade pastas (gluten-free options too), homemade cheeses, … Continue reading

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apples, cherries, walnuts oh my!

When I first moved to the farm I knew that we had a couple of apple trees and a few cherry trees but as everything is coming into full bloom, I am realizing that a couple is more like many. … Continue reading

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the beauty of a local farmers markets

There is something about a local farmers market that makes me feel as if I am in another time and place. A time when the variety and accessibility of the many foods we have today just didn’t exist. You ate … Continue reading

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gluten-free calzone

David and I love pizza. And when I say love, I mean we’d eat it regularly if it were a little healthier for us. The other problem is, I eat gluten-free. David, the angel he is, has been very accommodating to … Continue reading

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