Chocolate Toffee Pavlova

 

choc_toffee_pavlovaPavlova is a favorite dessert of Northern Ireland, with fresh fruit and whipped cream used to decorate a meringue base.  It was first created in Australia in the early 1900s to commemorate a visit by the famous Russian ballet dancer, Anna Pavlova.  The popularity of this light, yet crisp, versatile dessert spread quickly throughout the United Kingdom and soon became an Irish favorite. Continue reading Chocolate Toffee Pavlova

Sue’s FL Speaking Events

 

HERI Homeschool Convention
July 24-25, 2015
Prime Osborn Convention Center
Jacksonville, FL

Sue Becker will be a speaker at the HERI Convention, July 24-25, 2015 in Jacksonville, FL. She will have a small booth with books, some mills and grain for sale. Sue will speak both Friday and Saturday – “Healthy Eating Simplified” and “The Truth About Wheat”.

For more information:
http://www.homeschool-life.com/1083/file_retrieve/31942


 

Come hear Sue’s Presentation:  “Real Bread-The Staff of Life”
 at the following locations and times

Monday July 27, 2015
6:00pm-8:30pm
Simchat Torah Beit Midrash
183 N Highway 27
Clermont, FL 34711

Admission is free, registration is required
Contact Hope Medina 303-819-7795
~ Light Refreshments will be served ~

Tuesday July 28, 2015
6:00pm-8:30pm
Parkridge Church
5600 Coral Ridge Drive
Coral Springs, FL 33076

Admission is free, registration is required
Contact Vicki Montgomery: Gofish77@bellsouth.net (or 954-854-7944)
~ Light Refreshments will be served ~

Thursday July 30, 2015
6:00pm-8:30pm
GRACE Emmanuel
707 Kitterman Rd
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952

Admission is free, registration is required
Contact Reva Mirti 772-528-9592
~ Light Refreshments will be served ~

Friday July 31, 2015
6:00pm-8:30pm
Bell Shoals Baptist Church
2102 Bell Shoals Rd
Brandon, FL 33511

Sponsored by: FISH, a homeschool ministry of Bell Shoals Baptist Church
Admission is free, registration is required
Contact Suzanne Nunn 813-494-6484
~ Light Refreshments will be served ~

Sue’s Summer Super Energy Maca Shake

 

A delicious, truly nourishing energy shake that will get you through the day. Raw maca, cacao, and lucuma are raw, whole, super foods that work synergistically to nourish and support the entire body. Coconut butter makes it rich and creamy and gives you the extra fatty acids you need in the summer time. Peppermint oil makes it cooling and devine! Continue reading Sue’s Summer Super Energy Maca Shake

Amaranth

 

By Sue Becker

Considered a super-grain by many, amaranth is technically not a grain at all. Amaranth is the seed of a tall flowering plant with broad green leaves and bright colorful flowers. The plants can grow up to 7 feet tall and have thick tough stems, similar to the sunflower plant, yet the tiny seeds of the flower are only about the size of a poppy seed.  Continue reading Amaranth

Hot Cross Buns

by Sue Becker

The Bread Beckers lend a “healthy” hand to Judith McLoughlin, the Shamrock and Peach Irish foodie.

Having grown up in Northern Ireland where Hot Cross Buns were an Easter tradition, Judith wanted help to make a healthier version using only freshly milleHot+Cross+Buns-Easter2015-69d whole grains.  With a Wonder Mill in hand and Judith’s new pearl green Ankarsrum Assistent Original, Sue came to her aid.  The two kindred spirits had great fun in the kitchen coming up with two healthy variations of the traditional Hot Cross Buns.  Sue enjoys the flavor of spelt, so used it for the Apple Cinnamon version and used the hard white wheat for the Orange Cranberry recipe.  This is a yeast dough so any hard wheat combination of grains could certainly be used.

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