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Flaxseed olive cracker recipe

flaxseed olive crackers

Need a little snack in the studio while you’re creating? How about a homemade flaxseed olive cracker right out of the oven? Yumm! Here’s my recipe which can be modified in all kinds of ways! Ingredients 2/3 cup ground flaxseed 1/4 cup ground pumpkin seeds 1/4 cup ground sunflower seeds 1-1/2 cups gluten free flour (you can use regular flour or wheat flour too) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon rice syrup 4 tablespoons coconut oil (you could use olive oil…

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Homemade Mosquito Repellent Recipe

Jungle tree

Naturally when you live in the tropics there are going to be insects. And I’m one of those people that the mosquitoes love to bite. It drives me crazy sometimes. Especially when Greg doesn’t get a single bite and I get a bunch! I do not like spraying chemically infested mosquito repellent on daily that isn’t natural. So I decided to make my own. Sometimes when you are traveling it’s hard to find the ingredients you need. In the small…

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Delicious Water Bagel Recipe

delicious water bagels

I haven’t posted a recipe in awhile. So I thought I’d post my yummy Water Bagel Recipe I got from my sister Sherri. I made them the other day and they are so delicious! Serves 8 1 Pkg Dry Yeast 1 Cup warm Water 2 Tablespoons Sugar 1-1/2 Teaspoons Salt 2-3/4 Cup Flour 2 Quarts Water For flavor you can add other ingredients. I added 1/3 cup chopped onion and 1 teaspoon powdered garlic. Here are directions and I’ll add…

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The Art of Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

I had a craving for these yummy banana muffins and since it has been a while since I’ve posted a recipe, I thought I would share this one. We had a few bananas sitting around getting ripe so I made this delicious chocolate chip banana muffin recipe (with chopped walnuts) by modifying another recipe I owned. I love making a recipe my own by throwing in other ingredients or modifying it in some way. Must be the artist in me. Hope…

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Joyfulness and making art

The  Be Gentle, Be Love e-course I am taking has us exploring “joyfulness”. What I love about this course is you can take whatever you want from it. The course is on day 7 but I’m still back at Day 1. This course may take me much longer than the 30 days to get through. But then one can skip around with it because I’m saving all the emails in a folder and I can choose which one’s I want to…

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Oatmeal, Sunshine and Starting the Day

“The sun is up. It’s morning now and I can eat my oatmeal.” – Heidi ~~~~~ One of my best friends, Heidi, in Seattle spoke those words in 1986. I can’t remember now what we were doing. Probably camping and tuning in with nature….loving the sunny day and eating oatmeal by the campfire for breakfast.  I do specifically remember that I loved the simplicity of those words and wrote them down so I could scribble them into my empty book when…

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Artist Interview and Lemon Blueberry Muffins

I love Lemon Blueberry Muffins but I’ll get to that in a moment. First I want to tell you about my Artist Interview. I was asked by Amy Komar, an Alaska artist who I met online, if I would do an Artist Interview for on her blog. I said Yes, I’d love to. It would be fun! We decided to trade interviews (I will be featuring Amy on my blog with her artist interview in the next couple weeks…so check…

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