Spiced Sweet Ricotta Ravioli

Many traditional Sicilian kinds of wheat are at risk of disappearing because farmers are abandoning them for more profitable varieties. This recipe features homemade ravioli made with traditional Sicilian flours and cheeses. Delicious!

Cashew Ashwagandha Smoothie

I have been doing my best to research helpful spices and incorporate them more into my diet. Ashwagandha is the number one herb recommended in Ayurvedic healing. It belongs to the same plant family as the tomato and has a red fruit the size of a raisin. Although it...

Makki Ki Roti (a gluten-free answer to flatbread)

More and more people in my family are turning to a gluten-free lifestyle. It is sad that these individuals can't partake in eating Naan bread - the small slice of heaven on earth. Makki Ki Roti is an alternative. This simple recipe uses cornmeal and water as a base...

Strawberry Tumeric Smoothie

I have been doing my best to research helpful spices and incorporate them more into my diet. Tumeric is at the top of this list. My husband's family suffers from arthritis and the onsets of this pain him some days. Tumeric was the first spice to come up in my research...

Dog Treats – Peanut Butter

These are little Fiona's favorite treats. She has a million of these every day. I love that they are a healthy, homemade treat and I know exactly what is in them. The recipe is pretty simple. Just mix all the ingredients together and bake....

Strawberry Tumeric Smoothie

I have been doing my best to research helpful spices and incorporate them more into my diet. Tumeric is at the top of this list. My husband's family suffers from arthritis and the onsets of this pain him some days. Tumeric was the first spice to come up in my research...

Dog Treats – Peanut Butter

These are little Fiona's favorite treats. She has a million of these every day. I love that they are a healthy, homemade treat and I know exactly what is in them. The recipe is pretty simple. Just mix all the ingredients together and bake....

Hi, I'm Leah MacVie

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