Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Sunday, December 13, 2009


Well, My kombucha turned out great! I made it cherry orange ginger flavored and bottled it up in these cute little bottles. I LOVE these, just want to start putting everything in these, but they are quite expensive.____________________________________________________________________
Dear Santa,

I just wanted to take a moment to tell you Thanks for all the snow here in Durango! Thank you thank you thank you. DOn't worry about bringing me anything else, you have already outdone yourself.

Made the MOST amazing vegan & gluten free chocolate chip cookies! Here is the recipe:

1/3 cup Vegetable oil
1/4 cup Rasin or Date Puree (make your own by simmering the raisins in water until soft, strain, then puree)
1/2 cup maple syrup, honey or agave
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 tbs. vanilla
1 1/2 cups mixture of bulgar, oat and rice flour
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1 cup dark chocolate chips (could also use carob chips)
1/2 cup almond milk, coconut milk or soy milk

* heath bar pieces
*1/2 cup sliced almonds, walnuts, or toasted pecans
* 1/4 cup of whole oats
* 1/4 cup shredded coconut

1. Preheat oven to 350
2. Mix together all dry ingredients
3. Whisk in oil, syrups, puree, and vanilla
4. Add/ Stir in chocolate chips and nuts
5. Spoon onto greased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart
6. Bake until golden brown, usually 8-10 min.
7. Let sit for 2 min.