Monday, December 18, 2017

Set the Table 2017 | Week 50








Let it Snow + Let’s make my Grandmother Millie’s Kolaczki 🎄🎄

2 cups flour (I used organic spelt flour or you can also use your favorite gluten free blend)
1 cup soft butter (or vegan butter)
8 oz cream cheese (or vegan cream cheese)
1/4 tsp salt 

Cream butter and cream cheese together in a stand mixer. Add flour. Form into a ball, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate over night. Divide into four parts. (1/4 part makes over two dozen cookies. So you will have at least 100 cookies with this recipe). Using a light dusting of flour, roll out dough into a thin layer. If using gluten free flour, use plastic wrap as it will stick and be less elastic than regular flour. Press out circles with a small glass. Continue to form leftover dough scraps into a ball and roll out until none is left. Place 1/4 tsp of jam in center of each circle. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 min or 325 degrees convection for 8 minutes. Once cooled, sift powdered sugar over the kolaczki cookies like a lovely Christmas snow ❄️ ❄️❄️ ❄️

Xoxo My grandma Millie + Me

ps Click here for my fun Instagram/Flipagram Video! My Dad also shared some sweet food memories of his Mom making these in a live Instastory taken today. We sure miss you here on the Diamond Grandma and Grandpa Prezell!!


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    Week 50's Game Plan:

    I'm officially on meal planning vacation! Two more recipe posts to go for 2017 and I'll be back at it with Pure Barre Kildeer in 2018 with some fresh "change ups":) WHOOP WHOOOP!

    Wrap it UP with last week's family table action:



    Happy 13th Birthday Mac! 

    It all starts at home plate.


    To the Mullies we go... 
    xoxoL



    ps


    My Top 11 #SettheTable2017 Topics:
    1. Study: Eating Food with Fewer Pesticides Boosts Women's Chances to Conceive.
    2. Will the Gut-Brain Connection Revolutionize Wellness?
    3. Come to the table - Join Slow Food USA!
    4. Stay on TOP of the Global Food Revolution Newsfeed.
    5. Robyn O'Brien: Why Our Food Is Making Us Sick.
    6. Kimbal Musk Wants to Reengineer the American Stomach | Why Food is the New Internet. 
    7. Buy Antibiotic Free and Know the Source of Your Family's Meat.
    8. The EWG "Clean Fifteen + Dirty Dozen produce guidelines helps you save money + reduce the pesticides and herbicides = Antibiotics harmful to our gut microbiome + mycobiome.
    9. Avoid artificial colors and preservatives to keep your gut, your "second brain" happy + healthy.
    10. Why, When and How to Eat Wheat.
    11. Why do Some People do well as Vegans and Vegetarians (Clues from the Magical World of Genetics).

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