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I like feeling empowered in life and having the know-how to make and do things on my own or in a community, being resourceful and ingenious and ever open to learning new things that enhance my sense of well being and enable me to raise connected kids who love life and the planet!
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fermented foraged plums from the river

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Crackers! Grain free and low carb, even!

Around the house and at the office, we're always looking for nutritious, low carbohydrate snack-y foods to eat. It's hard to replicate the satisfying crunch of a chip or flour-filled cracker, but these seed crackers are good contenders and healthy to boot. Reading through the recipe below might sound labor intensive, but it really doesn't take up a lot of time. It's just a few small things here and there to get the prep work going and isn't any harder than whipping up a batch of cookies.…


Posted on July 16, 2010 at 2:32am — 2 Comments

Tasty Summer Smoothy Pops!

What to do with Creme Fraiche? Make frozen treats!

Our family often drinks smoothies for breakfasts on the go. I take the leftovers and pour them into popsicle molds as a nutrition-packed treat in the afternoons that I can feel good about. The sugar content is offset by the fat, fiber and protein so it ideally enters the system more slowly. Here's my recipe:

Smoothie Pops

In a blender, put in the following and blend til smooth:

2 cups of…


Posted on July 16, 2010 at 2:28am

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At 2:55pm on July 8, 2010, Cornelia said…
Hello Gypsy - welcome to HOMEGROWN.org! Something that folks with awesome blogs do here is re-post some of their stuff as a HOMEGROWN member blog. It's a great way to connect with people and to show off what you're doing. Please let me know if you have any questions about the site. Also, there is a LA HOMEGROWNers group if you'd like to join!
At 7:01pm on July 20, 2010, bridgergirl13 said…
Thanks so much for the link to the GF recipe page, Sunshyne! I can't wait to try out these recipes. I'm always looking for great recipes without gluten, which is a challenge, to say the least (especially ones without a ton of added bad fat/empty calories). I'm really enjoying your posts. Thanks again!

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