Cheesy Chive & Goat Milk Biscuits

Hello everyone and welcome,

 

Today, I wanted to try my hand at making a nice, cheesy and savory biscuits. Now when I told my friend about using goat’s milk in the recipe……she immediately let me know her displeasure for goats milk. I was even discouraged by the sales clerk from buying it. I had and idea in my mind and I wanted to try it out and see for myself. Thank goodness I listened to my own inner voice because these biscuits were delicious. My family devoured them and I was in total surprise because they’re some seriously picky individuals.  Trying new things with them can be a bit of a challenge but I try in spite of the challenges.

 

Since the recipe was such a success I had to share it with you. So let’s just dive right in shall we.

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups organic spelt flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon organic garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon organic onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt
  • 4 tablespoons (frozen) unsalted grass-fed or organic butter, cut into small cubes
  • 6 ounces sharp white cheddar, shredded or cut into tiny pieces ( or cheese of choice)
  • 1 cup goat milk ( I used one tablespoon of goat milk powder mixed in 1 cup water.)
  • 1/4 cup chopped organic chives
  • 1/4 cup organic dried parsley
  • Method:
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, garlic powder, onion powder, and salt. Using a spatula fold the butter into flour mixture until butter is incorporated throughout. Stir in cheese, parsley, and chives until everything is evenly distributed. Then add goat milk and stir just until dough comes together.

  3. Using ice cream scoop, drop dough onto prepared baking sheets and space 2 inches apart.

  4. Bake in the oven until golden brown, about 12-14 minutes, rotating baking sheets once.


I hope you will give this recipe a try and enjoy it as much as we do.

Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by, I greatly appreciate it!

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Organic Honey & Spelt Bread (Vegan)

Hello everyone and welcome,

Today’s post made totally out of necessity. My local organic grocery store was out of the spelt bread I like for a week. So, I decided to make my own. I usually don’t bake bread because of how time-consuming it is. Well, we needed bread, so it looks like I better get baking. I decided to try a few shortcuts to speed up the process and it they really helped.


So let’s dive right in………

Ingredients:

  • 4 1/2 cups organic spelt flour, plus more for dusting
  • 1 teaspoons fine pink Himalayan salt
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1 3/4 cups water 110°F
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon oil ( I used grapeseed )
  • 1 tablespoon organic Chia seeds (optional)


1. Shortcut #1( Use a food processor.) In a food processor add the flour, salt, and yeast. (* Add salt and yeast on opposing sides, to keep from deactivating the yeast. You simply don’t want to put the salt and yeast on top of each other.) Pulse for 30 seconds to get the ingredients mixed together.

2. In a large measuring cup add the water and honey and mix until the honey is completely dissolved.

3. Add the honey & water mixture to the flour. Pulse for 30-45 seconds. Your dough should form a ball.

4. Transfer the dough to a lightly floured work surface and shape into a neater ball. Set the dough in a well-floured bowl, cover with plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size , about 1- 1 1/2 hours (Shortcut #2 I places my bowl with the dough on top of a plate and placed it on top of my toaster oven. Next set my toaster oven to warm for 20 minutes. My dough had completely risen in 30 minutes.)

5. Oil and flour a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan. Gently punch your dough down. Fold the dough into a loaf shape. Transfer the dough to the loaf pan, seam side down. Cover with plastic wrap and let stand until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour. ( To shorten the time use shortcut #2.)

6. Bake in a preheated 450°F oven for about 35 minutes (*optional firmly press chia seeds or seeds of choice on to the top of bread prior to placing in the oven.) Let the bread cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then tip it out onto a rack to cool completely before serving. Store in an air tight containers or large plastic zip lock bag.

I hope you will give this easy to make bread a try and enjoy it as much as my family and I do.

Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by, I greatly appreciate it.

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Sewloveable

Organic Spelt Muffins with Cheese Chives & Onions (Vegetarian)

Hello everyone and welcome,

Are you in need of something new for breakfast?

I have something that may just do the trick. It’s quick, easy and delicious. These muffins are savory with a hint of sweet. They are the perfect quick, grab, and go breakfast option.

These muffins were a huge hit which means it’s time to share!

Ingredients

2 Cups of organic spelt flour

1 Cup organic applesauce

1/2  organic cheese ( I used 1/4 C sharp & 1/4 C mozzarella)

1/2 Cup grapeseed oil or avocado oil

1/4 Cup organic brown sugar (DIY here)

1/4 Cup organic chives

1/4 Cup organic onions

1  1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt


Method

  1. Pre-heat oven to 320°F and line a muffin tin with liners.
  2. In a large bowl add applesauce, oil, and brown sugar. Mix to combine.
  3. Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and mix everything together.
  4. Fold in chives, onions, and cheese. Using an ice cream scoop, scoop batter into your lined muffin tin.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

This recipe yields 15 muffins.

We really enjoy how light these muffins are coupled with the fact that they have a mild savory and sweet flavor. You can use different types of cheeses and herbs to make the recipe your own.

I hope you will give this recipe a try and enjoy it as much as my family and I do.

Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by, I greatly appreciate it.

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Sewloveable

Organic PB & J Smoothie (Vegan)

Hello everyone and welcome,

Today, I want to share a really popular smoothie recipe that we love in my household. This smoothie is a great way for me to get lot’s of nutrients in without any complaint from anyone! You can totally customize this smoothie recipe to meet your nutritional needs, taste, and preferences.

Let’s dive on in and get started.

Ingredients:

1 C organic fresh spinach (or frozen organic kale)

1/2 C organic blueberries (I prefer frozen)

1/2 of an organic avocado (or 1 organic frozen banana)

1 Tbsp organic peanut butter ( or nut butter of choice)

1 Tbsp organic vanilla or Chai vanilla (soy-free) veggie protein powder (optional

1/2 C water

1/2 C pure coconut water (or simply use 1 c of water )

1/2 tsp organic hemp powder (optional)

1/2 tsp organic Spirulina  (optional)

1/4 tsp organic elderberry (optional)

Method:

Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth and creamy.

Let’s talk about some of the nutritional benefits that make this smoothie so great.

Spinach 

high in protein, fiber, vitamins A, C, E, K, B1, B3, B6, B9, and minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, and manganese.

Avocado 

My main reason for using avocado is because it contains more potassium than a banana. Half of an avocado is about 488 mg vs 1 whole banana about 422 mg. 4,700 mg of potassium is the daily recommended amount. It also contains pantothenic acid, dietary fiber, vitamin K, copper, folate, vitamin B6, Omega-3, vitamin E, and vitamin C.

Blueberries: 

I opt for blueberries as my jelly in this smoothie. Here are some of the benefits fiber, potassium, vitamin c, B6, folate and more. You can certainly use whatever fruit you like to have the jelly flavor you desire.

Peanut Butter:

Now, what is a peanut butter and jelly smoothie without peanut butter and here are some of its benefits vitamin E, niacinfolatemagnesium, copper, and potassium.

Coconut Water:

Contains various bioactive enzymes that aid digestion and boost fat metabolism. Plus, coconut water is rich in potassium, which helps balance out sodium.

Hemp Powder:

Contains all the essential amino acids your body needs. It’s also a great source of magnesium, zinc, iron and more.

Organic Spirulina:

This blue-green algae is a great source of vitamin A, chlorophyll and so much more. Feel free to check out my Instagram post for more info on Spirulina the link is below. 

Adding this to your smoothie is great for nutrients but it won’t be the most eye appealing smoothie you ever make. *This is one ingredient that must be organic so as to not take in any toxins. 

Elderberry:

Used for its antioxidant activity to lower cholesterol, improve vision, boost the immune system, improve heart health as well as coughs, colds, flu, bacterial and viral infections and more.

All these healthy elements and it taste delicious! 

I hope you will give this smoothie a try and enjoy it as much as my family and I do.

Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by, I greatly appreciate it.

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Sewloveable

5 Free Ways to Increase Blog Traffic

Jay Colby

Whether you are blogging for a hobby, for the community, promoting your business or to get your message out to the world. We all need readers to find our site and actually read the content we publish. However, generating traffic is easier said than done without having sufficient traffic we cannot turn our dream of quitting our job and blogging full-time into a reality. While there are numerous paid options to choose from, if you can do something for free why not. Here are five free ways to gain traffic to your blog!

  1. CoPromote

This is a super simple tool anyone can use to boost shares on social media. First you sign in through your social media of choice Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. Once you’ve signed in you “boost” a post thus simply adding your post to the community queue to be shared. Now, in order to reach as many…

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Organic Chocolate Peanut Butter & Banana Bread (Vegan)

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Since today is National Banana Bread Day…..I thought I would do some baking. I must tell you this bread is soooooo good. I could barely restrain myself from eating it all….lol. One good thing about this bread is that it does have some nutritional benefits….which made me feel better about having 2 slices!

Now onto the recipe…….

Ingredients:

2 C organic Spelt Flour or AP

2 ripe organic bananas

3 Tbsp organic cacao powder

1/2 C organic unsweetened applesauce

1  1/4 C organic cane sugar

1/2 C grapeseed oil ( or oil of choice)

2 Tbsp organic peanut butter

1  1/2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp organic vanilla extract

1/4 tsp pink Himalayan salt


Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F and lightly grease a loaf pan.
  2. Mix together the (dry ingredients) flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cacao powder.
  3. In a separate bowl or food processor mix together (wet ingredients) bananas, applesauce, sugar, peanut butter and vanilla extract.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix until combined.
  5. Pour mixture into loaf pan and bake for 1hr-1hr 15 minutes. Let it rest for about 10-15 minutes before removing from the pan. Allow it to completely cool on a wire cooling rack.

Now let’s talk about a few of the nutritional benefits.

Cacao Powder

  • 40 Times the Antioxidants of Blueberries.
  • Highest Plant-Based Source of Iron.
  • Full of Magnesium for a Healthy Heart & Brain.
  • More Calcium Than Cow’s Milk.
  • A Natural Mood Elevator and Anti-Depressant. (c/o Be Good Organics)

Bananas 

  • Potassium
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin C
  • Magnesium
  • Copper
  • Manganese

Peanut Butter

  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
  • Vitamin B6
  • Folate
  • Magnesium
  • Copper
  • Manganese

 

 

I hope you will give this recipe a try and enjoy the benefits of all the nutrients it contains as well as it’s deliciousness!

 

Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by, I greatly appreciate it.


 

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Sewloveable

Blackstrap Molasses Natural Cures

Hello everyone and welcome,

Are you looking for simple and easy ways to get more nutrients in your daily regimen?  Organic Unsulphured Blackstrap Molasses may just be a simple solution to help. I stumbled upon a great article that gives you all the in’s and out’s on Blackstrap Molasses. It even offers helpful suggestions that may benefit those with diabetes.

I hope you find this information just as beneficial as I have.

Adding 1 Tbsp of Organic Unsulphured Blackstrap Molasses has been a great way for me to naturally increase my potassium intake. I really struggle trying to get 4,700 Mg of potassium, which is the daily recommended value.

Depending on the brand you buy molasses can have anywhere from 110-730 Mg in just 1 tablespoon. Not to mention all of its many other nutrients and benefits which you can find out more about below.

https://www.earthclinic.com/remedies/molasses.html

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Sew Seeds of Love

Love this! We have to show loving-kindness to one another. Greater things can be achieved through unity!

Nedoux

The Nedoux Sewing Club and The Bloom Tribe would love to introduce the “Sew Seeds of Love Project”; a purposeful collaboration aimed at donating tailored clothes to less-privileged children.

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Most children from less privileged communities, especially those in orphanages,  typically receive hand-me-downs. Very rarely do they know the joys of wearing brand new never-been-worn-before clothes.  Every child deserves to have clothes specially made or bought for them.

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Vegan Carrot Cake

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I decided to try my hand at making my favorite dessert Carrot Cake. I tried my hand a Carrot Cake a few years ago……it did not go well. In fact, after it baked, cooled and was taste tested it went right into the garbage.  So today I set out to redeem myself. I can’t have my daughter’s teasing me about my 1st Carrot Cake fail forever….LOL.

Since I am trying to cut back on traditional wheat and use more ancient grains like Spelt I thought I would try using it in Carrot cake. I love how light this flour is. It’s still wheat….just a different type.

Spelt has not been manipulated to meet manufacturing needs. Spelt is one of the oldest cultivated grains tracing is roots more than 6,000 years back to ancient Mesopotamia. Spelt has kept many of its original characteristics which provide an impressive nutritional profile, along with ease of digestibility leading to anti-inflammatory qualities. For more information check out the source I referenced here.

This recipe is very versatile. You can make a cake, loaf or muffins. Top with icing, powdered sugar, streusel topping, or no topping at all. Having options is a great thing!

Alright…..let’s dive right into the recipe.
Ingredients:

2 C organic Spelt Flour or AP

2  1/2 C organic shredded carrots

1 C organic unsweetened applesauce

1  1/4 C organic cane sugar

1/2 C avocado oil ( or oil of choice)

1/2 C organic raisin

1  1/2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

2 tsp organic cinnamon powder

1 tsp organic nutmeg

1/2 tsp organic ground clove

1/2 tsp organic ground ginger

1/4 tsp Pink Himalayan salt

2 tsp organic vanilla extract

Streusel Topping (optional)

1/ 4 C organic spelt flour ( or AP)

1/3 C organic brown sugar (DIY HERE)

1/4 tsp organic nutmeg

1/2 tsp organic cinnamon

3 tsp organic vegetable shortening

Combine everything together to get at nice crumbled streusel topping.

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and lightly grease a 9-inch cake, loaf or muffin pan.
  2. Mix together the (dry ingredients) flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and ginger.
  3. In a separate bowl mix together (wet ingredients) applesauce, sugar and vanilla extract.
  4. Add in the wet ingredients to the dry and mix until just combined. Fold in the carrots and raisins.
  5. Sprinkle your streusel topping across the top Bake 9-inch cake 35-45 minutes, loaf pan 1hr-1hr 15 minutes, and muffins 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let it rest for about 10 minutes before removing the from the pan.

 

Oh and yes…..I did redeem myself. Now my daughters can leave their jokes in the past, this recipe was truly a winner.

I hope you will give this recipe a try and enjoy it as much as my family and I do.

Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by, I greatly appreciate it.

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Sewloveable