Farmington, Maine

We need the tonic of wildness…At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature.” ― Henry David Thoreau, Walden: Or,…

My Pantry Essentials

I am often asked what my pantry staples are, and what I tend to have on hand for baking or cooking. Originally, I created this list for a friend, and have now expanded it to what it is here. This list of my pantry staples (not including spices!) details my reasoning and suggested uses. Gluten-free, but mostly Grain-free pantry…

Carrot & Raisin Spiced Almond Porridge

Another blustery, winter day in Maine. Wind and snow gently tap against my window, then, like a dance, the flakes fall to the ground accumulating in the already mounting snow banks. It feels so long since Maine has seen this much snow at once: consistent and persistent. It brings me comforting and fond memories of…

Seed, Nut, & Coconut Granola

Happy belated New Year. I hope everyone had a beautiful, relaxing holiday with friends and family, I know that I certainly did. For the past few weeks, I felt a bit off the grid and I admit that it has taken me quite a bit of time to gain energy back and find a routine…

Carrot & Date Muffins

Yesterday was a sunny winter Sunday, the warmth of the sun made up of the chill in the air. There is something special about the quiet and stillness of a Sunday morning, and for me it was being curled up on the couch drinking coffee with dogs napping on my lap. Before we traveled to…