Category Archives: Gluten Free

Our Little Farm Produce – Cherries of the Rio Grande – yum! Also Surinam Cherries!

We grow multiple exotic fruits – one is this amazing cherry – Cherry of the Rio Grande – isn’t it beautiful? Tastes amazing too! And here are Surinam cherries – an entirely different taste but also delicious!  

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Easy mid week dinners – cooking with kids – salmon in your slow cooker

We love salmon and sometimes can get our grand-kids to eat it. Although their favorite is Teriyaki salmon ( basic grilled salmon under the broiler with a little lemon juice and Teriyaki sauce mixed together, and drizzled on top) – … Continue reading

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Sea Bass and Meyer Lemon and Cilantro – Cooking with kids!

In our area, Santa Monica Seafood is one of the best purveyors of sea food in Los Angeles. Fortunately AMAZON FRESH delivers products from there, directly to my home. I use AMAZON FRESH two to three times a week. It … Continue reading

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Bircher Muesli – with amendments!

My niece in Switzerland gave me the recipe that follows for Muesli. It is divine. I have made one change on occasion – which my trainer Michael Cavalieri is not in favor of – but it is a special treat … Continue reading

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Blueberry Jam

It is that season again – and our Little Farm is bursting with blueberries. There is nothing as tasty as picking and eating them right from the bush. We are completely organic and it is amazing to taste the flavor … Continue reading

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A really healthy no calorie drink that costs very little to make – try it!

Our three year old grandsons are getting cuter every day. And they love to go to the farmers market ( as well as to come to the Little Farm) . Last week they enjoyed face painting. This last weekend they … Continue reading

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Portabello mushrooms and onions – a great easy side dish

This is an easy side dish to whip up and it goes well with just about everything – especially with fish. Ingredients: 3 large portabello mushrooms sliced thick 1 large onion 4 tbsp of Olive oil 1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar … Continue reading

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Cabbage Salad – with raisins – a healthy delicious side

We grow red and green cabbage ( as well as cauliflower, brussels sprouts and broccoli – all part of the same family). This salad is truly delicious. Try it! Ingredients: 1 head of white cabbage chopped 1 head of red … Continue reading

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A great easy salad using Brussels sprouts

In my youth I did not enjoy Brussels sprouts. At the Little Farm we grow them but they take up a lot of space and do not seem to do well. Nevertheless we have great ones in the supermarket nearby so … Continue reading

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When berries are a bit squashed – make a smoothie!

I often find that even the best berries eventually ( some sooner rather than later) look squashed and so really cannot be served elegantly. Here is a great way to make use of them – and preserve the good taste … Continue reading

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Thai Slow Cooker Chicken – cooking with kids – great tastes, easy recipe!

Thailand is called the land of smiles – perhaps its because the food is so delicious! Thai cooking combines sweet and hot, sour and creamy – and a common ingredient is coconut milk, another is peanuts and of course the … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Flan – the best dessert – and being gluten free is an added bonus!

Gluten Free Flan Ingredients: 3/4 cup white sugar 2 egg yolks 6 egg whites 1 3/4 cups of water 1 (14 ounce) can low-fat sweetened condensed milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 pinch of salt DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 … Continue reading

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Gluten free Chicken Casserole with Rice – oh my ! We could not stop eating it!

This is one of the easiest and most delicious dishes I have ever made. I know that you will LOVE it. It is juicy, tasty and gluten free! Amazing! My son is gluten intolerant-and we are having a dinner party … Continue reading

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Jujube Jam – the most delightful fruit – and the best jam in the world

We grow Jujubes. It is not a candy but a fruit. And the most delicious fruit – sort of between an apple and a date. And when we pit and cook it with a minimal amount of sugar it makes … Continue reading

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Moroccan Salmon with Cinnamon and Figs – cooking with kids!

Last night I was trying to find a way to cook salmon that was interesting. I made this recipe up and it was really yummy. Give it a try and let me know how it went for you and your … Continue reading

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Leftover Dinner Wraps – great when cooking with kids or for fast easy meals

Leftovers can make the most creative ( and easiest) meals. We always seem to have some chicken left over from whatever we make for dinner. And I have goat cheese galore in my home – you probably keep some in … Continue reading

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Love this chicken breast filling – makes it juicy and is low cal! Good also for Cooking with Kids

Chicken breasts can be dry. These are not. Use feta ( we make our own!) and tapenade which along with olive oil makes this yummy. Play the Potty Song for fun! I have adapted this from myrecipes.com. Ingredients   4 … Continue reading

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Yogurt – so many ways to use this healthy dish – cooking with kids especially!

We make our own yogurt from our goats milk and use it in many dishes when cooking with kids. It is creamy and delicious. I also enjoy FAGE non fat yogurt when I am looking for a lower calorie dish. … Continue reading

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July Fourth! Cooking with kids – cooking for family! An EASY FAST ONE!

We have family members who eat fish – not chicken or meat. So for the Fourth we always have a delicious grilled salmon dish for them. The one below is easily assembled, unusual in flavor and can be bbq’d along … Continue reading

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An amazing way to use Lemons – also a recipe for Lemon Marmalade

I have found an amazing way to use lemons. We have such an abundance of them – literally trees that are breaking from the weight of their lemons – all kinds including Meyer lemons which I think are the best. … Continue reading

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