Entries by Sara Chana Silverstein

Spelt Chocolate Cake

Perfectly Moist, “Dairy-Free.” This is one of the most luscious and delicious spelt cakes, easy to make and will prove to be a smashing success. 2 cups raw sugar 1 ¾ cups spelt flour (white preferred) ¾ cup cocoa 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder 1 ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt Combine all the […]

Best Spelt Cookie Recipe

2 eggs (organic better) 2 sticks margarine (earth balance) ½ cup raw sugar (or white) ½ cup brown sugar Combine the above ingredients and mix well Next add: 3 cups spelt flour (white or dark) 1 teaspoon-baking powder 1 teaspoon-vanilla Mix all ingredients together gently, but don’t over-mix the batter. Spelt does not like to […]

Gluten-Free Oat Bread

Contributed by Shira R 1 package active dry yeast (about 1 tbsp) 1 1/4 cups warm water 1/4 cup honey (85 grams) 2 eggs (egg-free version: 2 tbsp flax seeds blended with 6 tbsp warm water until frothy) 1/4 cup grapeseed or other vegetable oil 1 tsp cider vinegar 2 tsp sea salt 1 tbsp […]

Fire Vinegar

For generation’s people have been touting the benefits of “fire-vinegars.” “Fire-vinegar” is vinegar that has medicinal plants and spices added to it. For example, during the winter months we make strong spicy vinegar, as I will describe later, while in the spring we infuse the vinegars with violets or nettles. Although any vinegar can be […]

Autumn/Winter Roasted Vegetables

Butternut squash and sweet potatoes are two nutritional powerhouses to include in your diet for the autumn and winter. Both vegetables are rich in calcium, magnesium, potassium, fiber and protein , also vitamins A, C , B6 and E. Onions are rich in assimilable iron, calcium and vitamins , B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), and vitamin […]