Showing posts from July, 2020

Homemade Gluten-Free Pasta (2 ingredients)

Have you ever had fresh pasta? This recipe is homemade gluten-free pasta with only 2 ingredients. Don't let the dry gluten-free pasta alternatives get you down! These buttery noodles (without the butter) are the real deal. Hearty and just the right amount of chew. Plus, you feel like a kitchen wizard when you twirl the fresh noodles around your hand.  Did I mention only 2 ingredients? If that's not magic, then I don't know what is.  2 ingredients, Mary? Yes, two. All you need is Snacktivist Flour Blend and eggs! I like simple recipes that utilize the freshest and the best ingredients.  Gluten-free products often focus solely on what they can NOT include but not Snacktivist Foods. Here is their mantra: "It is what we put in our products that is exceptional, not what we leave out".  Snacktivist Foods utilizes ancient grains like Idaho grown teff, sorghum, and millet. They are a family owned and run business in my hometown Coeur d'Alene! You can check them out on

A Forager's Library

It is said books are an uniquely portable magic. Books definitely add to the magic that is foraging. It is important as a forager to curate a library that is both invigorating and accessible, informational and inspiring. Fortunately for you, there are many great foraging books to be had! I started a list of great foraging books for you! Feel free to comment with any favorites I've missed.  My absolute favorite (and first) foraging book is Wild Edibles: A Practical Guide to Foraging by Sergei Boutenko. This author has a passion for helping you identify a long list of easily attainable wild edibles. With clear photos and straightforward data, this book is easy to take along or devour over a green smoothie (preferably with chickweed). Some interesting, mostly raw recipes in the back!  My next favorite is Wild Remedies: How to Forage Healing Foods and Craft Your Own Herbal Medicine by Rosalee de la Foret and Emily Han. This book covers over 25 plants throughout the seasons from sprin