Coconut milk chia pudding, coconut grater, coconut shredder, coconut milk, chia seeds, gluten free recipe,

Coconut Milk Chia Pudding

March 10, 2015

Yummy yum yum!! This coconut milk chia pudding recipe so easy to make and so healthy!! This pudding is vegan, gluten free, topped with fruit, and full of coconut milk. If you have been following along we did a post on how to make homemade coconut milk and we are going to need a batch of that to make this recipe.

 

Chia seeds are tiny black seeds from the…

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Coconut milk, shredded coconut, coconut cream, coconut, coconut grater, coconut shredder, grandma ann's electric grater

Homemade Coconut Milk from Shredded Coconut

March 5, 2015

Coconut milk is derived from the flesh of the coconut. It is not the liquid that can be drained out from a coconut that has been punctured, although many people assume this. Getting coconut milk from a coconut requires some processing, but the ingredient is also available in cans or bottles. Coconut milk is used as a cooking base in many recipes, particularly in…

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healthy breakfast cookie, gluten free, dairy free, egg free, shredded coconut, coconut grater

Healthy Breakfast Cookies | Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Refined Sugar Free

February 20, 2015

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In today's world sometimes there is not enough time to have a proper breakfast in the morning. There are those mornings where ya just need to grab a quick bite on the way but something that is nutritious and satifying. Well, I think I found it with this recipe. It even has cha cha cha chia!

I was searching…

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How to Make Fresh Homemade Crispy Shredded Hash Browns

How to Make Fresh Homemade Crispy Shredded Hash Browns

November 25, 2014

How to Make Fresh Homemade Crispy Shredded Hash Browns

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Chocolate Covered Coconut Candy AKA the Mounds bar or Bounty bar

November 13, 2014

Chocolate Covered Coconut Candy – Other wise known as the Mounds Bar or Bounty Bar!


One of my favorite candies growing up was a Mounds Bar.  The dark chocolate wrapped around coconut was “indescribably delicious”.   I didn’t realize that the Mounds bar was first created in 1920 and it’s cousin, the Almond Joy, was created in 1942. Both are delicious. Or as the…

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Plate of Potato Pancakes or latkes with apple sauce and sour cream

Love latkes: These potato pancakes will warm you up this winter!

November 5, 2014

Need something delicious, comforting and cheap for the winter months? Potato pancakes are a great solution – this recipe makes 50 potato pancakes for less than $10 and in only 45 minutes!


Fall is here, and with it brings cooler temperatures, darker days, a hint of nostalgia, and the need for warmth and comfort. I don’t know about you, but these colder…

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How to make raw coconut milk and coconut cream

How to make raw coconut milk and coconut cream

October 2, 2013

How to make raw coconut milk and cream

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How to grate coconuts for pure raw coconut milk and coconut cream

How to grate coconuts for pure raw coconut milk and coconut cream

September 19, 2013

How to grate coconuts for pure raw coconut milk and coconut cream

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Grandma Ann

My Grandma

March 20, 2012

Grandma Ann grew up in Marquette Park and raised 4 beautiful daughters who had 6 grandchildren. As I child, I could remember gathering for family dinners which were mostly held in her basement. For most holiday dinners, the adults had their table and the kids would have theirs. Many times there many other friends and relatives. It was warm and cozy and strong…

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Check, Please! Chicago: Healthy Food Lithuanian Discussion

Check, Please! Chicago: Healthy Food Lithuanian Discussion

March 19, 2012

A group discussion of the restaurant Healthy Food Lithuanian in Chicago. See more like it, and where people like you like to eat, at http://www.checkplease.tv

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Electric Potato Grater for Kugelis

Electric Potato Grater for Kugelis

March 19, 2012

Here are 10 pounds of potatoes being grated for kugelis in less than 3 minutes! Perfect machine for Kugelis, Potato Pancakes, Latkes www.grandma-anns.com

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Chicago Cepelinai

Chicago Cepelinai

March 19, 2012

Family fun making our annual traditional Lithuanian cepelinai dinner. This is my father's favorite meal, so it is a special time for togetherness. Cepelinai are made from potatoes and filled with meat. We sometimes refer to them as "zips" or "bombs" and learned to make them from our grandparents, who came from Lithuania. Sveiks!

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New Electric Potato Grater Hits the Market

March 9, 2012

RMGT Magazine featured Grandma-Anns at the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York. "Grandma Ann’s Electric Potato Grater inventor, Brian Vaisnoras, showcased his sleek, aluminum food grater at the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York from March 3-March 5, making it the first ethnic Lithuanian product ever demonstrated at the…

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Grandma Ann’s Potato Grater

Grandma Ann’s Potato Grater

March 6, 2012

Grate it like Grandma!

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Assembly of Grandma Ann’s Electric Grater

Assembly of Grandma Ann’s Electric Grater

March 6, 2012

How to clean and assemble Grandma Ann's Potato Grater.

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How to Assemble Grandma Ann’s Electric Grater

How to Assemble Grandma Ann’s Electric Grater

February 17, 2012

How to Assemble Grandma Ann's Electric Grater

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Polish News - Grandma Ann’s Potato Grater

December 27, 2011

The greatest gift of the holidays is tradition. Polish News shares the story of Grandma Ann's traditions, and the values she brought to our table. "Growing up in Burr Ridge, Illinois, Brian Vaisnoras’s fondest memories are of his Grandma Ann. The holidays were the most special time when Grandma Ann would make her signature dish, Kugleis. Brian always paid close…

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The Grandmother of All Potato Graters

December 20, 2011

Crain's Chicago Business Blog featured us in their fresh local startups section.  "As the name indicates, Burr Ridge native Brian Vaisnoras was inspired by his Grandma Ann — and especially her kugelis, a baked potato pudding popular in Lithuania."

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Grate Like a Pro

December 20, 2011

We were featured in an article on the Drive-thru section of Grapers Block, a web publication of Chicago, highlighting the history and heritage of the grater!  "It's not every day you get a press release about a new kitchen appliance, let alone one as specialized as a motorized potato grater."

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