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Ghee, instead of butter.

Ghee can actually have a beneficial impact on your cholesterol, and has been used in ayurvedic medicine as a detoxifying substance. You can even make ghee at home  if you would like too,  it is more expensive to buy at your local grocery.  How I make my ghee, at home. I use Kerry Gold pure Irish butter, http://www.kerrygold.com/products/pure-irish-butter.  To get rid of any junk left in this that might cause tummy upset, for auto immune disease. I use 2 at a packs at once, that way I have it … [Read More...]


Gluten Free Blueberry Mufins

  INGREDIENTS 2 cups gluten-free all-purpose flour 3/4 cup sugar, I use Stevia 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon xanthan gum 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled, I use ghee, see recipe http://www.ohsoshabbybydebbie.com/blog/2014/08/ghee-for-none-dairy-folks/ 1/2 cup whole milk, or coconut milk 2 large eggs, range free 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, gluten free 1 1/2 cups … [Read More...]

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Maple Bacon Wrapped Scallops

  12 slices of thick cut apple wood smoked bacon 24 medium-sized scallops 24 wooden toothpicks ¼ cup pure grade a maple syrup 1 tbsp salted butter Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lay a sheet of tin foil on a cookie sheet and spray with Pam cooking oil. Cut the bacon slices in half lengthwise, just lay each piece of bacon on a cutting board and slice down the middle with a small sharp knife. Wrap a strip of bacon around each scallop, press a … [Read More...]


Fall Ideas for your home

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Gluten Free Simple Bread

Gluten Free Simple Breads Save Print Ingredients 2 ½ cups blanched almond flour ½ teaspoon celtic sea salt ½ teaspoon baking soda 3 eggs 1 tablespoon agave nectar ½ teaspoon apple cider vinegar In a large bowl, combine almond flour, salt and baking soda In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs, then add agave and vinegar Stir wet ingredients into dry Scoop batter into a well greased 6.5 x 4 inch baby loaf pan Directions Bake at 300° for 45-55 minutes … [Read More...]


Gluten Free Strawberry & Walnut Bread

Gluten Free Strawberry and Walnut Breakfast Bread Save Print Author: Debbie Reynolds Recipe type: Breakfast Cuisine: American Ingredients Strawberry Cake Bread (Gluten Free) 2 cups strawberries 2 cups gluten free flour 2 tsp. sugar ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup Raw Stevia sugar 1tsp. xanthan gum ½ tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking powder 3 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla ½ cup milk ( I used almond) 1 cup whipped melted butter (grass fed) from Wright Dairy here in Alabama ½ … [Read More...]

nut butters

Homemade Almond Butter

Start with organic nuts, whenever possible. With a food processor, place 3 cups of your choice of nuts in the processor, and get started. This takes about 20  minutes from start to finish. After about 5 minutes open the top, using a clean spatula remove the contents from the sides, down this repeatedly, for about 5 times. It will look like this  at first..   Be sure and check and scrape the sides often so that all the mixture gets processed.. You will go from the powder … [Read More...]

30 Minute Yeast Rolls

Breads, you will love!

Breads: Some delicious recipes we think you might love.. And you can PIN them, yeah!   http://pinterest.com/pin/129971139215734656/ This Honey Beer Bread , sounds good. Goods amazing!   http://www.pinterest.com/pin/129971139215915283/ One of my grandchildren's favorite http://pinterest.com/pin/129971139215693634/ Mmmm...Pretzel Bites, love them http://pinterest.com/pin/129971139215935100/ Pretzel, with cheese dipping sauce, yum!   … [Read More...]

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Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf

    Save Recipe Print Ingredients LOAF 1 1/2 cup(s) FLOUR 1/2 teaspoon(s) BAKING SODA 1/2 teaspoon(s) BAKING POWDER 1/2 teaspoon(s) SALT 3 EGGS 1 cup(s) SUGAR 2 tablespoon(s) BUTTER; Softened. 1 teaspoon(s) VANILLA 1 teaspoon(s) LEMON EXTRACT 1/3 cup(s) LEMON JUICE 1/2 cup(s) OIL LEMON ICING 1 cup(s) POWDERED SUGAR; Plus 1 Tablespoon. 2 tablespoon(s) WHOLE MILK; I Used 2%. 1/2 teaspoon(s) LEMON … [Read More...]

roadhouse rolls

Copycat Roadhouse Rolls

Ingredients ¼ C warm (not hot) water 1 packet active dry yeast 1 C milk 1½ T butter ¼ C sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. salt 3.5 C flour Instructions Fit stand mixer with a dough hook. Pour water into the bowl of a stand mixer. Add yeast and allow to dissolve. In a microwave-safe bowl, heat milk and butter together in microwave until the butter melts. Allow to cool until just warm. Add sugar, egg, and salt to the butter/milk mixture, then slowly pour into the bowl of the … [Read More...]

pbgf cookies

Flour – less Gluten Free PB Cookies

  Ingredients Makes 24 Cookies 1 cup peanut butter, creamy or crunchy, I make my own PB, but ty to use organic if you can.. No additives are always best! 1 1/3 cups baking sugar replacement ( Raw  Stevia ) I use honey when I use the Gluten Free Oats 1 egg, we get them from the egg farm here by us..  1 teaspoon vanilla extract Gluten Free Optional 1/4 c of Gluten Free Oatmeal for a chewy cookie I use local raw honey, when I add the oats.. DirectionsPreheat the … [Read More...]


Chocolate Chip Muffins

  Ingredients Makes: 12 muffins Cook: 26-30 minutes 2 3⁄4 cups all-purpose flour 3⁄4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda 1 pinch salt 1 cup buttermilk 2 eggs 1⁄2 cup canola oil 1⁄4 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1⁄4 cup white baking chips Instructions Move oven rack to lowest position in oven and preheat oven to 400°F. Coat twelve 21⁄2-inch muffin cups with baking spray and set aside. In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, … [Read More...]


Crispy Corn Fritters

  Ingredients 4 ears white or yellow corn, shucked 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup medium-ground cornmeal 2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon fine salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 3/4 cup whole milk 1 large egg 1/4 cup finely chopped scallions (from about 5 medium scallions, white and light green parts only) 2 quarts vegetable oil, for frying Tartar Sauce, for serving Instructions Heat the oven to 250°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Remove … [Read More...]


Magnesium Body Butter

I have been working hard at age 58 to enhance my health in every way possible. I learned about this blog from a friend. And will be making this, body butter. FROM http://wellnessmama.com/8586/magnesium-body-butter/ YOU must check Katie out! She is an amazing young Mother, that really knows that benefits of wholeness for the body. I have a lot to learn..   Home > Beauty > Magnesium Body Butter Magnesium Body Butter Katie - Wellness Mama 203 Comments Affiliate … [Read More...]


DIY projects for Fall

HERE ARE SOME FUN, EASY, AND INEXPENSIVE IDEAS FOR YOUR HOME PARTIES, AND DECOR THIS FALL~ It is not to soon to create things you love for your home. I am enjoying Summer, I personally love it. But, I wanted to share some great ideas with you for Fall. The craft stores are already full of Fall items, and fun things you can create for your home, a gift, and for … [Read More...]


Super foods for your body

The Health Benefits of Fermented Vegetables, for those with digestive issues, leaky gut, or just better health. I started GAPS diet three weeks ago, and so far I feel great. More energy, brain fog is lifting, just an over all better feeling. I took it slow, and have not craved sweet's at all. I wanted to share with all of you why I think this is a huge help to those with tummy, or any auto immune disorder. I have Hashimoto's, I am certain my leaky gut played a huge role in that illness, that … [Read More...]


Mason Jar Crafts

Mason jars, ahh…. What is it about these lovely glass containers that excite us so? Is it the nostalgia of them? The glass (not plastic) permanence of these lovely jars? Whatever draws you to these glass pieces of Americana history be confident in knowing that they have many possibilities beyond food storage. 5 Surprising Ideas for Mason Jars: 1) ORGANIZATION! Gotta love an organized bathroom! From Club Chica Circle, tutorial here: click      2) POLKA DOT LANTERNS So fun, get … [Read More...]


Eating Whole Foods, and Healing the body

Making homemade yogurt is key to many health issues. I have Hashimoto's, and a leaky gut. To heal the body when you have tummy issues of any kind,  like poor digestion, bloating and discomfort after a meal, or 1/2 through the meal.. Making and eating whole foods are key! You heal the gut, and you heal the body in many ways. Making your Yogurt at home you need Mason Jars, I use qt size, I eat a lot of this natural probiotic, gut healing food. Milk, I use whole mike from Wright Dairy, … [Read More...]


Our Story, my Journey

                                                  PART TEN   So, Mr Shabby and I are now married, so different from my 1st marriage.. My first husband was a bit older than me, Mr Shabby is  6.5 years younger. I assumed his Mother had excepted our marriage, she gave us an electric … [Read More...]


Summer Salad w/ CopyCat Olive Garden Salad Dressing

Use the lettuces you love, I use a spring mix, and baby spinach. Grape tomatoes Cucumbers halved then cut in moon shaped Shredded Cheddar Cheese, I shred my own so it is thicker Roasted Almond slivers Black Olives, optional Here I cooked up some think bacon, chopped it and added a bit to our salads. Salad Dressing I use my version of Olive Garden 1/3 cup white vinegar  1/2 tsp dried Italian seasoning 1 packet Italian Dressing mix, Good Seasons is  recommended  4 … [Read More...]


Zucchini, Grape Tomatos,w/ Red Onion Salad

Two medium Zucchini squash, diced  10 Grape tomatoes, cut in halves   One medium Red Onion diced in small bite size pieces . Mix together, cover and  refrigerate for a couple of hours, or all day.   Then make your dressing just for this Summer Garden mix 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 shallot, minced 1 clove garlic, minced salt and ground black pepper to … [Read More...]


Complete Kitchen Makeover

With my own eclectic look before, just because I love old things, made new. and still do to this very day! I felt it was time for an easy on the eye look for ME! Easier to keep clean, not to much to dust.. So here you go the before, then the after below! We found the perfect table and chairs, we had to redo. Mr Shabby made a top for the table, using old hardwood. Using Annie Sloan Linen/Old White Mix, that we order from Lady ButterBug, their link http://ladybutterbug.com/   When I … [Read More...]

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Our Story, my Journey, from the beginning

    A photo of our  Grandson and us, on Halloween night 2012 ... Thirty years to the day, of our first meeting each other.   Meeting Mr Shabby started out a bit unusual. Let me explain, we met at an Apartment Community where we both lived. I had just gotten a divorce from my oldest son's father. It was on Halloween night 1981. As I was taking my son to trick or treat around the community, Terry known to you all as Mr Shabby said excuse me aren't you so and so's wife? I said … [Read More...]


Grilled Salmon

We use only farm raised, organic Salmon, we marinade it in un sweetened  Orange juice, 1/2 cup, turning it once.. Marinade  for at least 1 hour, but not over 2 hours We sprinkle raw salmon with sea salt, cracked pepper, fresh ground rosemary to taste, I like just a tad..  Allowing the seasonings to set in about 30 minutes, then on the HOT grill. About 10  minutes on each side, if that. And you have restaurant style, taste, and oh my goodness it is AWESOME Enjoy ~Debbie~ and Mr … [Read More...]

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Old Fashioned Coconut Cream Pie

          1 ½ c. milk 1 c. sugar ¾ c. shredded coconut 2 eggs, beaten 3 T. all purpose flour 1 T. butter or margarine, melted ¼ t. vanilla extract 1 unbaked 9 inch pie shell In large bowl, place milk, sugar, coconut, eggs, flour, butter, and vanilla; stir until combined. Pour into pie shell. Bake at 350 for 50 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes our clean. Cool to room temperature. Refrigerate leftovers. … [Read More...]


A bit about myself and Mr Shabby, this afternoon.

The grandchildren are napping, the little ones. I was sitting here thinking about face book, after my phone conversation with the face book advertising department.. The second time they have called Mr Shabby and I about advertising with them.  Each time I have explained to them, so I thought, that we do not sell things on face book, we do not have a business of our own, that we share on face book. We see beauty in other page and we simply share them. Some of them we allow to have  an open ad … [Read More...]


Glazed Chocolate Truffle Sheet Cake

Truffle Cake: 1 cup of salted butter 1 cup of heavy cream 30 ounces of semisweet chocolate chips ( approx 3 and ¾ cups measured) 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract 6 jumbo eggs 1½ cups of granulated sugar 1¼ cups all purpose flour Chocolate Glaze: 10 ounces semisweet chocolate chips (approximately 1 and ¼ cups) 1 cup of heavy cream 1 tablespoon salted butter, at room temperature Instructions Truffle Cake Preparation: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour … [Read More...]


Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies

1 can Pillsbury seamless dough sheet 1 8-ounce block cream cheese, room temperature ¼ cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ cup mini chocolate chips Directions Beat the sugar, cream cheese and vanilla in an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth add chocolate chips Unroll the dough sheet and stretch into a rectangle shape. Spread the cream cheese mixture over the dough, leaving about a ½-inch gap around the edges. Roll the dough up tightly and wrap with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at … [Read More...]

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