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Date and Maple Sweetened Snowballs – Zero Refined Sugar

You know that perfect cookie, the one of your dreams? The very one that you secretly devour whenever you get a chance? Yeah, well let me introduce you to mine – the snowball! I’ve always loved shortbread because, you know, I love butter. So take a shortbread dough and add buttery pecans as well. Oh, …

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Chocolate, Peanut Butter, and Raw Honey Cups

Sometimes I just really need a sweet treat that feels guilty. That usually includes chocolate! And while these chocolate peanut butter honey cups feel guilty, they really aren’t all that bad! Because peanut butter cups have always been a favorite of mine, I really missed them when I went refined sugar free in 2013. I …

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Winter Squash and Ginger Cream Soup

I harvested a hefty crop of winter squash this year. I grew two standout varieties that I’m really happy with. The first is a small winter pumpkin called Winter Luxury and it’s a real beauty. Weighing just around 5 pounds, it is easy to handle and makes a great pie pumpkin. The second, my absolute favorite, …

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Spiced Fruit and Nut Cake – A Wholesome Honey-Sweetened Winter Holiday Tradition

To fruit cake or not to fruit cake? That is the question! When you taste this spicy cake you will instantly realize why people have been making fruit cakes for centuries. Naturally sweetened and packed with the healthy nuts and fruits of the season, this spiced fruit and nut cake seems more like a full …

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Maple Pecan Apple Crisp With Oatmeal Cookie Crumble Topping

Every autumn the Pacific Northwest starts pumping out some really good apples. I love fresh crunchy apples, but my heart really melts for warm apple crisp. In this recipe I use local, organic heirloom apples and top them with a crispy cookie-like crust of pecans, oats, flour, and butter. The secret to this recipe is …

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Quick 12-Egg Quiche With Fresh Spinach and Cheese

This 12-egg quiche is one of the best ways to use up extra eggs. It also has the special ability to become breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner! In this recipe I pair it with my Ultimate Lard Pie Crust, fresh spinach, and organic white cheddar cheese for a super savory, traditional flavor. I always like …

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Chewy Apricot Cashew Cookies – 100% Fruit Sweetened

If you love chewy cookies then I’m about to bless you with one of my very best cookie recipes. These are the chewiest, most delicious, most healthy cookies I’ve ever had. And they have zero added sugar. They are entirely fruit-sweetened! The dates and apricots lend their sweetness and the chewy factor while the cashews …

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Traditional Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

Is there anything more satisfying than warm biscuits smothered in creamy sausage gravy? No, I didn’t think so. Real, from-scratch biscuits and gravy are the ultimate comfort food. This recipe will warm your insides and transport you to a simpler time. I imagine this IS what true American food used to be. Before the plastic …

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Raw Honey Lavender Ice Cream – Nutrient-Dense Real Food

Raw honey lavender ice cream is more than a treat! Sometimes we all need to treat ourselves. But, why not take care of yourself at the same time? You can do both with this easy raw ice cream! This recipe is packed with healthy fatty acids, vitamins A, D, B6 and B12, and digestive enzymes …

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Easy Blueberry Clafoutis

This French-style cobbler is simple to make but sure to impress. Clafoutis (pronounced cla-foo-tee) is French for cobbler. But it’s not anything like the American-style berry cobblers. Clafoutis has a delicate pudding-like texture that is simple but refined. It is so extremely versatile that you can use any berry or stone fruit you have on …

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