Homemade Cheese

This time-tested way of making cheese requires nothing more than milk itself and a little bit of time. Try it and if you like it,  why not share the recipe with your kids and friends? All you need is one gallon of 2 % milk. To learn how wonderfully easy it is, just watch the video. 



Turkey Chili

Simply delicious and loaded with nutrients! Just watch the video for simple instructions. I hope you enjoy making this recipe as much as I do! 

1/4 c. olive oil

1 med. onion

2 stalks celery

1/2 tsp. chili powder

1/2 tsp. ground cumin

1/4 tsp. granulated garlic

1/2 tsp. black pepper

2 lb. ground turkey

16 oz. black beans

16 oz. baby butter beans

40 oz. pinto beans

6 oz. tomato paste

15 oz. diced tomatoes

3/4 c. water or chicken broth

Fresh cilantro & lime for finishing touch


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Corn Bread

Melt-in-your-mouth, home-baked goodness! Watch the easy instructions.

4 eggs

1 tsp. sea salt

6 tsp. sugar ( regular or raw)

1/2 c. olive oil (or melted butter or any other oil)

1 c. milk ( buttermilk or almond milk)

1/2 tsp. baking soda

1/4 tsp. baking powder

1 1/2 c. corn meal

1 c. all-purpose flour

2 c. feta cheese (optional)

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Summer Mixed Vegetable “Satarash”

This  quick, traditional summer dish from Serbia is often served as a main dish, or accompanied by protein and fresh pasta, or bread. It is easy to make, yet very rich in flavor and nutrition! For preparation details view the easy instructions.

2 large onions (sliced)

1/2 c.  preheated olive oil

4 med. bell peppers

4-5 cloves fresh garlic (chopped)

4 med. tomatoes (cubed)

Chopped basil leaves

Salt & pepper to taste

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Corn Bread with Feta Cheese & Broccoli

Why make plain corn bread when you can have more flavor and nutrition with this recipe?

5 eggs
1 c. corn meal
2 c. wheat flour
1 1/2 c. olive oil
1 1/2 c. milk
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 tsp. sea salt
2 tbsp. raw sugar
2 c. cut broccoli 

Start by whipping eggs. To the whipped eggs add olive oil, milk, sugar, and salt, and whip a bit more. Add baking soda and baking powder, broccoli, corn meal, and flour. Top with 1 c. feta cheese (optional) and bake at 360 degrees for about 35 minutes.

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Fig Jam, the Old-Fashioned Way

This is how jams and preserves were made for hundreds of years before preservatives, artificial flavors, artificial colors, and corn syrup arrived on the scene. Using only fresh fruit, sugar, lemon, and heat, I will show you how to make all natural, preservative free, great tasting jam.

7 lb. fresh figs

2 lb. sugar (preferably raw)

Juice of 3 lemons

Ten 8 oz. jars

… and confidence that you can do this! Here are the instructions!

Have fun!


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Three Cheese Strudel

Great for any occasion, this quick dish is not only delicious and presentable, but also rich in nutrition. To spare you the details of written instructions, I encourage you to view our instructional video. This is so easy that even kids can make it. If you have any other questions, feel free to email me on my Contact page.

2 cups cottage cheese

2 cups ricotta cheese

1 cup feta cheese

2 cups spinach ( previously frozen, well drained)

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

4 eggs

1 lb. phyllo dough

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