Quick Vegan Chocolate Cake with Cranberries

Shalom, There is snow on the ground and a chill in the air. It’s time to B-A-K-E!!! What is it about home baking that warms the heart as well as the hearth? I don’t know, but I gladly give in to its call! Today I made this easy, very quick whole wheat chocolate cake with […]

Ice Cream

Shalom Y’all, We love our ice cream. We love really GOOD ice cream, not the cheap stuff full of additives. Since we love our ice cream so much, we decided to make our own. As with most things, making our favorite foods at home allows us to use organic ingredients, make sure there are no […]

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies (Low-Carb, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

Shalom, My family says these are fantastic! They go really well with the Chocolate Peanut Butter ice Cream I made today. FLOURLESS PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES (Gluten-free, dairy-free) Makes 20 – 22 cookies 3/4 cup organic sucanat 1 large organic egg 1 teaspoon organic pure vanilla extract 1 cup smooth organic peanut butter 1 teaspoon baking […]

Coconut Bark-Almond Joy

Oh my goodness! I have found a new love. Homemade candy using the healthiest ingredients (no guilt trips!). In our family we have been using organic, virgin coconut oil. It is solid at room temperature and melts at 76 degrees. Organic, virgin coconut oil is reported to be an aid to health as an anti-microbial, […]

Resurrection Cookies

This is a recent family tradition, but one that the children enjoy each year. The recipe has been around the Internet for many years and the author is unknown. If any reader has the information to give credit to the author of these wonderful object lessons, please email me. This recipe includes a good Bible […]

Chocolate Sticky Buns Tutorial

1 pound 2 ounces homemade whole-grain bread dough Chocolate Syrup 2 Tablespoons butter or organic virgin coconut oil, melted 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Filling 1/2 cup sucanat 1/2 cup organic milk or semi-sweet chocolate chips Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 1.  Mix the syrup ingredients together. 2.  Roll out […]

Ableskivers! Woo Hoo!

Time to be honest… have you been eying those “Pancake Puff” pans on TV and all the delicious puffs you could make with it? You’re not alone! (See the wonder of marketing? LOL!) Unfortunately, the pan offered on television is not the best quality and it’s covered in non-stick coating (which I don’t consider safe […]

Mug O’ Chocolate Cake

Shalom Y’all, I know some don’t have, or don’t use microwaves, so if you don’t, please feel free to skip this post. I haven’t been able to duplicate this recipe without the microwave. If you come up with the same results using something other than a microwave, PLEASE email me at vickilynn@realfoodliving.com I made this […]

Mug O’ Cake: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free

Shalom Y’all, As I am low-carbing, I wanted to have my own Mug O’Cake. Here’s what I do: 2 Tablespoons organic golden flax meal, freshly ground 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon stevia extract (or to taste – each brand is different) 2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 large organic […]