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Probiotic Coconut Mango Lassi Popsicles

Popsicle season is officially here. There will be long afternoons in the shade of the porch. There will be days at the river and lake. And there will be probiotic coconut mango lassi popsicles! This new popsicle flavor will have everyone begging for another! Mango lassis are creamy, sweet, and tangy.  What Is a Lassi? …

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Dark Chocolate Dipped Fudgesicles

These creamy-dreamy, dark chocolate dipped fudgesicles will become your sinfully delicious treat for hot summer days. Don’t let summer pass you by without indulging in this real-food fudgesicle dipped in smooth dark chocolate. The recipe is rich in real fats and sweetened with just a touch of maple syrup. Chocolate lovers rejoice! This real-food fudgesicle …

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Potassium-Rich Chia and Buckwheat Banana Bread – Gluten Free, Egg Free, Dairy Free

You can bake amazing, gluten-free, allergen-friendly, potassium-rich banana bread with buckwheat flour! Buckwheat is not actually wheat at all, it is the potassium-rich inner kernel of a plant in the rhubarb and sorrel family, therefore it is naturally gluten free and a perfect grain substitute for wheat-sensitive populations.      Buckwheat flour has a nice …

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Sourdough Toaster Tarts With Blackberry, Sage, and Honey Filling

  This Fall you will find me in my kitchen making these magical sourdough toaster tarts by the dozen! While they take a little extra effort to prepare, the real fermented dough, perfectly sweetened filling, and touch of garden magic make these worth the time.   Toaster Tarts Anytime! You can serve these little beauties …

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Blueberry Cornbread Muffins – Gluten Free and Egg Free

  Sometimes inspiration comes from unlikely sources.  I’ve been feeling pretty down about my need to take a break from wheat while I heal my adrenals. Unfortunately, it means no more sourdough for me for a while. I am still baking sourdough bread for my family and friends and developing new recipes, but it’s really …

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Cultured Raw Lemon Ice Cream With Only Three Real Food Ingredients

  The summertime heat can’t touch you when you have a bowlful of this uplifting and invigorating Lemon Ice Cream.     This recipe deserves a shoutout to Megan Stevens of Eat Beautiful. She used to run a cute little ice cream cafe in Eugene, Oregon called Vanilla Jill’s. They served some awesome treats made …

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Grain-Free Honey Nut Cookies Three Ways – Extra Nutty, Soft & Chewy, and Graham Cracker

Honey and nuts have always been a perfect combination and these soft and chewy cookies prove it. I set out to create this new cookie recipe as a thank you for my gluten free holistic dentist who has been very thoughtful in helping me regain full body health.  What I didn’t expect is that the …

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Hot Buttered Apple Sauce With Cinnamon and Nutmeg

  A few years ago in my recipe group on Facebook I posted a picture of myself eating a bowl of hot apple sauce with lots of butter. The comment went something like this, “If you aren’t eating your apple sauce hot with butter and cinnamon then you aren’t living!” I was pretty shocked at …

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Overnight Sourdough English Muffins – A Long Fermentation for Better Digestibility

I bet you can guess why I love English Muffins! Yep, all those nooks and crannies, making little empty pools, perfect for catching all the melted butter! This easy recipe ferments and rises overnight at room temperature so you awaken to a soft, manageable dough.     In the morning roll out the dough, cut …

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Sprouted Whole Wheat Soul Cakes – A Nourishing Way To Honor Old Traditions

Spicy sweet soul cakes are our gateway to the past. Growing up a secular American can be a spiritually lonely place and living in a typical American town is often like living in a cultural and spiritual wasteland. At some point you begin to crave the gatherings, community celebrations, and spiritual traditions that our ancestors relished …

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Super Easy Sourdough Discard Pancakes – With Video Instructions

My whole family loves sourdough pancakes and I’m often asked to make them on a busy morning. With this easy recipe I can say “Yes” every time! The trick to making sourdough pancakes simple is to have a recipe that can be mixed and cooked within minutes. This recipe uses fully fermented sourdough starter straight …

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Sprouted Whole Wheat Fig Bars – Egg Free, School Friendly, and Kid Approved

It’s fun to be a kid (or at least to eat like one). There are so many new and different flavors and textures to experience. Unfortunately, some of the favorite snacks from our own childhoods, the ones we want our children to also delight in, are loaded with refined sugar, processed grains, unhealthy vegetable oils, …

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Maple Bacon Caramel Corn – Made With Organic Pastured Bacon and Real Maple Syrup

Not to toot my own horn, but I’m pretty sure I just took popcorn to a whole new level of amazing! We turn to popcorn to satisfy our snack craving because it’s easy to control the ingredients and make from scratch. It’s always a great vehicle for healthy fats like butter and coconut oil and it …

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Sprouted Wheat Banana Bread

I’ve been playing around with sprouted whole wheat a lot lately. I’m really digging the fact that like sourdough, sprouted wheat is better for your health and digestion. The sprouting process breaks down enzyme inhibitors, neutralizes phytic acid, and releases vitamins and minerals that make the grain more nutrient dense. Buying sprouted flour is an …

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Carrot Cake Waffles With Honey Butter Frosting – Made With Sprouted Whole Wheat

Waffles! Crispy, sweet, and loaded with real pastured butter. What could be better? It just so happens that carrot cake waffles are better! I needed a fun brunch idea for our Spring celebration and I was drawing a blank. I was craving carrot cake but wanted it to be breakfast-y. I thought about making carrot …

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