Kim Redman – Ocean Ranch Organics

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Medjool Date Day

The Queen of the Dates Medjool dates are my very favorite sweet treat. I will never forget the first time that I saw a bunch of freshly harvested medjool dates at the Santa Barbara farmer’s market. It was gorgeous and the fruit was soft & delectable. Prior to that experience, I had only had dried […]

What Are Oats?

Ocean Ranch Organics OAT

Oats are a cereal grain that is thought to have originated from wild oats that were found in Asia. They are a grass and have been cultivated for millennia and were first introduced to North America by the Scottish in the 17th century. Oats are grown in temperate climates and can tolerate cool weather and […]

How Can I Make Oatmeal Less Bland?

We are all about sprucing up our oats here at Ocean Ranch and have come up with some creative ideas to add to your repertoire. Oats provide a blank canvas from which to create your masterpiece. First of all, oats do not need to be cooked with plain water. Just as you would cook any […]

Organic Persimmon Pie

The persimmons on the ranch are exceptional this time of year and with so many on the trees, I had to find some creative ways to use them up! This is my take on a dutch apple pie, made with sweet Fuyu persimmons. Ingredients: Crust 1 cup Ocean Ranch Organic All Purpose Columbine Flour 2 […]

Lemon Blueberry Surprise Pancakes

Mix up something different to start your day! Perfect for those picky kids or a treat for your Sunday morning brunch, this recipe is a fun twist on the classic blueberry pancake. Dry Ingredients: 1 cup Organic All Purpose Columbine Flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon of hemp protein powder […]

Orange Wild Honey Sesame Cake with Cardamom

During quarantine, we’ve all had to get creative with activities that we can do in our own home. Baking is something that I’ve loved for a long time, but just recently have gotten back into it. Here is an easy cake that is sure to be a family favorite using orange, honey, sesame, and our […]

Granola Toast With Organic Avocado & Ranch Eggs

Each morning one of my first chores on the ranch is to go out to the chicken coop to see if the ladies have left me any egg gifts! It has been fun having the chickens on the ranch and working with them to help create a sustainable food system. Vegetable scraps from my kitchen […]

Grilled Peach Salad With Cinnamon Grainless Topping

It’s summertime and the peaches have been dropping from the trees on the ranch. Our yellow peach tree has been especially prolific this year and the excessive heat in California has created exceptionally sweet treats. We have been drinking an abundance of peach smoothies and eating peaches right off of the tree! This sweet and […]