RECIPE: OMG, Make Ghee (Clarified Butter) in the Instant Pot!

OMG!  Ghee in the Instant Pot?  Yes!

In case you didn't already know, your Instant Pot can also be used as a Slow Cooker!  Some slow cookers with ceramic dishes have been found to have lead in the surface that touches the food.  Yikes!  But the Instant Pot has a stainless steel pan, so the surfaces that touch the food are free of lead!  Here's the Instant Pot I have. I really like how quickly the Instant Pot heats up when used in Slow Cooker mode, and...

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RECIPE: White Bean Green Chile Chicken Stew


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 3-4 cups homemade chicken broth
  • 1-2 cans (15 oz each) cannellini or great northern beans, drained
  • 1 cans (4.5 oz each) organic chopped green chilis
  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded raw cheese (6 oz)
  • Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired


  1. In 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high...
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RECIPE: Breakfast Fruit Custard (Clafoutis)

This delicious breakfast is easy to whip up for a quick, nourishing meal.  It’s great left over if you somehow don’t finish it.

You can use any berries or fruit that you like.  We use frozen raspberries, or a mix of frozen blueberries and strawberries.


1 cup berries
2 Tbsp coconut sugar or rapadura
3 Tbsp flour (we use arrowroot)
3 eggs
1 cup coconut milk, cashew milk, milk or cream
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp salt


  1. Preheat the oven to...
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RECIPE: Real Food Marshmallows

There really is no substitute for homemade marshmallows made with grass-fed gelatin. Once you’ve had them, there’s no going back to the store-bought ones. Cut up small and added to a crispy nut trail mix or eaten by themselves, these make for a real nourishing treat! They are sweet, so only as a treat.


1 C filtered water (split into 1/2 cups)
3 TBSP Great Lakes Gelatin (Red Can)
1/2 C Maple Syrup
1/2 C Light-colored Honey (or use all maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla extract

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RECIPE: Kefir Water Soda

Omg, have you ever tried water kefir?  If you're new to fermented foods, it's the first place to start.  SO easy and so tasty.  The greatest thing about this yummy bubbly soda is that it doesn't taste fermented. Even my husband likes it, and that's saying something! I have tried making water kefir a few times before, and let me tell you, the quality of the grains matters.  They are what turns the sugar water from sugar water into a wonderful probiotic drink. I got my most...

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RECIPE: Grain-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Bars

These are slightly sweet, chewy and delicious.  Don't be scared away by the gelatin protein powder.  I am usually turned off by the flavor of the natural gelatin, but I can't taste it in these AT ALL!   I had two big pieces of these bars with some bacon for breakfast this morning! I also included a bar in my son's lunch.

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