Whole Wheat Pie Crust {made with coconut oil}
Baking Goodness! / Dairy Free / Desserts / Egg free / For the Holidays! / Sweet Treats! / Using Coconut Oil / Using Freshly Ground Flour

Whole Wheat Pie Crust {made with coconut oil}

Today’s writing is about sort of an experiment that I did. I made pie crust with whole wheat flour {well, almost completely whole wheat flour} and coconut oil. I love whole wheat, don’t get me wrong. But when it comes to pie crust…ehhh, let’s face it…working with all-purpose flour is a bit easier. If you … Continue reading

Peppermint Lip Balm
For the Holidays! / Homemade Body Care Products / Homemade Gifts! / Using Coconut Oil

Peppermint Lip Balm

So…my post today isn’t about a food, although it does smell wonderful! In my attempt to make some homemade Christmas presents this year I decided that Peppermint Lip Balm would be on the roster of “To Do” items. I found a recipe that looked like it would work pretty well at http://www.soulemama.com. I went online … Continue reading

Pie Dough Recipe {and tips that help make it}
Baking Goodness! / Dairy Free / Desserts / Egg free / For the Holidays! / Sweet Treats! / Using Coconut Oil

Pie Dough Recipe {and tips that help make it}

Does the idea of making homemade pie dough intimidate you?  I understand… I have been there.  Having a dry, crumbling apart crust that falls apart before you even get it in your pan, or an overly sticky dough that, when rolled out, ends up a holey, sticky mess is  very, very disappointing.  Very.  Disappointing enough that you … Continue reading