Lessons From Food Processing

Step 1: Read the instructions.

Step 2: In your haste, decide to skip Step 1.

Step 3: Place food in newly purchased, deeply discounted Cuisinart 8-cup food processor.

Step 4: Attach lid.

Step 5: Blend food.

Step 6: Trouble shoot why the food processor is not processing your food.

Step 7: Realize lid is not in the correct position.

Step 8: Attempt to place lid in correct position, and realize the lid is stuck.

Step 9: Ask your mother-in-law to come into the kitchen to help you get lid unstuck.

Step 10: Man-handle said food processor, fear that you will break it, and subsequently nearly break it.

Step 11: Lid becomes unstuck.

Step 12: Go to Step 1, skipping step 2, and successfully execute Steps 3-5.

Enjoy your correctly processed food in your newly purchased food processor!

In all seriousness, once I learned my lesson and completed Step 12, I had the most delicious snack ever! Look at this achievement in culinary arts! Raspberry pudding…..mmmmmm!


As per usual, it’s from the Autoimmune Wellness Handbook, and was surprisingly easy to make (if you just stop to read the instructions). The only thing I would change about this recipe is the use of minced vanilla bean. The flavor was a bit strong, and not in a good way. The next time I make it, I’m going to try vanilla extract and see if that offers a gentler experience for my palate.

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Katie says:

    That looks delicious and so pretty in those jars!

    1. It was delicious! There is orange juice in it, so it’s super tart, but so yummy!

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