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Peach Galette

This is a delicious recipe for peach galette. It is great in the summer with fresh peaches and we have made for the holidays or just for a random treat dessert. The crust is flaky and delicious with a soft peach filling that is definitely going to win over your guests if there is any leftover… Read more »

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The Story of The Chocolate Tree.

This past week, at school, we studied chocolate and we learned a lot. We tasted every different kind of chocolate, made chocolate treats, visited chocolatiers, chocolate restaurants, and went to Hershey, PA. We learned about choconomics and how chocolate is made and where it comes from. Like, you probably know the brand of chocolate you are… Read more »

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The Problem with Gluten Free Bread

There is big problem with Gluten Free Bread. If you are gluten free like us, and buy gluten free bread, you probably have experienced this problem and became very frustrated. It’s not just a problem you experience once, but every single time you go to have a slice of bread! So what’s the big problem with… Read more »

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Emily and Lyla’s 8 Great Reasons to Eat Kale

Here are our 8 Great Reasons to eat kale! 1) Tastes good (we especially like our chips) 2) Keeps you strong and fit because kale has a ton of iron. 3) Makes your hair healthy and shiny and strong because it a has tons of vitamin A and C. Very good in summer especially if you swim a lot. 4)… Read more »

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What is Nutritional Yeast?

I bet that right now you are asking yourself “what is nutritional yeast?” Well you know how caviar is very, lets say first class, in taste and in $. Nutritional yeast is my caviar. Except for the money part, and that I don’t like caviar.   So how do I eat nutritional yeast? I like… Read more »

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Rennet: Do you know what it is?

Do you know what rennet is? Well rennet is a complex of enzymes produced in any mammal stomach. On ingredient labels it’s listed as “rennet” and you should also look for it listed as “animal enzymes”, because that is another name for rennet.   Rennet is mostly found in cheeses and this ingredient is used to give certain cheese… Read more »

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What is CARRAGEENAN, and why it is bad for you…

One day we were out shopping when my mom taught us about Carrageenan – she had just learned about this ingredient being a carcinogen. What is it? It is an ingredient added to foods and and it comes from red algae. Why is it added to foods and beverages? It is added to thicken  or change… Read more »

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Exploring Foods

  Welcome to our first blog posts! Enjoy a little from both of us… Lyla & Emily Quinoa, Tempeh, and Mung Beans are all unusual specimens of food, and I know that. About last year I tried these foods. I wasn’t positive about trying them, but just one little bite and I was ready to… Read more »