Archive for the ‘Recipes’ Category

I’ve created a blog for recipes called, The Kitchen at Summit’s Leap. The kitchen is the heart of our farm where we cook and entertain our family and friends. Today, I added my chicken sausage recipe and comfy cornbread frittata. I’ll try and add something every day. If you’d like to subscribe, click Follow once […]


You want to make your house smell great and provide a little comfort? Try this soup and you won’t be disappointed. It’s the perfect cure for the winter cold. 6 red potatoes, cut into small 1/2″ squares2 TBS olive oil1 TBS Rosemary, minced6 cloves garlic, minced2 28 oz. cans whole peeled plum tomatoes1 TBS balsamic […]


Healthy Granola

22Dec12

This is my sugar-free granola. I know what you’re probably thinking, but don’t knock it until you try it. It might be the best granola you ever made. No one will ever guess its sugar-free. Its made with coconut palm sugar that smells like brown sugar. You’ll be addicted to it. Trader Joes sells coconut […]


This is my own little concoction and it’s really delicious. You can use it with any nut, but the macadamia nuts are the best with this. If you don’t like the calories of bread crumbs or the gluten, you can actually make this without them. It comes out just as nice. Just add another 1/2 […]


If you’re looking for a good sugar-free cookie, here it is. You can’t even tell there’s no sugar. Coconut palm sugar is sold in health food stores. It has a carmely taste similar to brown sugar. 2 sticks butter, softened 1 cup coconut palm sugar 1 tsp almond extract 1 cup toasted almonds, coarsely chopped […]


Split Pea Soup

06Dec12

I love the soup season. It’s the perfect warm up for cold weather! In this recipe I use vinegar. It’s my secret to great soups. 1 Tbs olive oil1 onion, chopped2 carrots, chopped2 celery stalks, chopped6 sprigs fresh thyme, chopped3 slices of bacon, chopped (or for a vegetarian alternative, use soy bacon chips)3/4 cup white […]


Here’s a way to warm up your morning. 1/2 cup frozen sliced peaches cut in 1-inch pieces 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/8 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp almond extract 1 Tbs agave or honey 1/2 cup Greek yogurt In a microwave-safe bowl add peaches, cinnamon, nutmeg and almond extract. Microwave for 2 minutes. In an individual serving […]