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I am a new mom navigating the world of baby wearing, co-sleeping, breastfeeding, and becoming a parent. And we do all this while living on the llama farm. These are my random writings, rants, raves, and ramblings.



Lactation Banana Chocolate Chip Bread Recipe
Total: 1 hour 20 minutes
Active: 20 minutes
Makes: 1 loaf
 This a treat for nursing mothers to help promote healthy lactation. It is pretty simple to make and very delicious to eat.
2 Tblsp flax seed meal
4 Tblsp water
1 3/4 c. whole wheat flour
1 1/4 c. quick cut oats
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
4 Tblsp brewer’s yeast (sifted)
3 tsp ground fenugreek (break open about 7-8 caplets)
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 c. butter (softened)
3 eggs (at room temp)
1 c. sugar or 3/4 c. agave; or ½ c. sugar and ½ c. apple sauce
1 1/4 c. mashed bananas ( about 3 medium or 2 large bananas)
2 Tblsp milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
6 oz (1/2 bag) of chocolate chips
Preheat your oven to 350. Grease a 10 inch loaf pan.
Mix together the flax seed meal and water in a small bowl or cup and set aside.
In a medium bowl whisk together the dry ingredients (except the nuts).
Using a stand mixer on low speed combine the butter, eggs, sugar, banana and milk.Add the vanilla and flax and turn up the speed to medium for about a minute.
Use a rubber spatula to incorporate the flour mixture into the banana mixture 1/3 at a time. Stir in the nuts. Scrape into your greased loaf pan and place in preheated oven.
Bake 50-60 minutes. Let cool 10 minutes. Remove from pan and let cool completely.

Major Milk Makin' Cookies
recipe by Kathleen Major


1 1/2 c. whole wheat flour
1 3/4 c. oats
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
3/4 c. almond butter or peanut butter
1/2 c. butter, softened
1 c. flax
3 T brewer's yeast
1/3 c. water
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 large eggs
2 c. (12oz) chocolate chips
1 c. chopped nuts of your choice

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit

Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a bowl.

In a large bowl, beat almond butter, butter, sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, brewer's yeast, flax and water until creamy.
looks a little gross, doesn't it?
but oh, so good ;)
Mix in eggs.

Gradually beat in flour mixture.

Mix in nuts and chocolate chips.

Add oats slowly, mixing along the way.

Place balls of dough onto greased baking sheets or baking stones.

Press down each ball lightly with a fork.

Bake 12 minutes.

Allow to cool.


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