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Holiday Traditions And Treats

Cinnamon Apple and Honey-Butter Caramel Popcorn Balls

  Popcorn Balls need to make a dramatic comeback. This is their chance! For this recipe I took freshly popped crispy popcorn, coated it in honey-butter caramel sauce, then added some salt, cinnamon, and diced dried apples to make a popcorn treat that tastes like popcorn apple pie.      Popcorn Balls With the Flavors …

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Sourdough Potato Pancakes – Fully Fermented, Tummy Friendly

  Potato pancakes or “latkes” happen to be one of my favorite comfort foods. When I was young my mother served up the gluey, chewy, potato pancakes from a box mix. They are delicious in their own right, but honestly they have nothing on my sourdough potato pancakes.     My sourdough version uses an …

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Cranberry Rosemary Shortbread Cookies – Honey Sweetened Sprouted Grains

  Are you ready to delight your senses? Rosemary takes these chewy cranberry shortbread cookies to the next level! They are made with seven simple, nourishing ingredients, lots of love, and a little herbal magic.       The Ingredients Matter Spelt or other Sprouted Grains Spelt is an ancient grain that is rich in …

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Simple and Nourishing Apple Galette in a Sprouted Whole Wheat Pastry Crust

  An apple galette easy enough for a weeknight and rustically beautiful enough for a holiday table. These days I don’t have a lot of extra time for making desserts. That’s probably a good thing. But with the holidays approaching and all the beautiful fresh apples at the market I couldn’t help but whip up …

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The Perfect Sprouted Whole Wheat Pastry Crust

  Having a perfect pastry crust recipe is one of my secrets for a successful, less stressful holiday dinner. I adapted this recipe from my all-time favorite crust recipe, The Ultimate Lard Pie Crust. This new recipe is made with healthy sprouted whole wheat flour instead of white flour and butter instead of lard. It’s a …

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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 …

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Soft and Sweet Sourdough Rich Dough Recipe

  If you are looking for a traditionally leavened, super soft, lightly sweet, rich dough recipe then this is your lucky day! I’ve been messing around with this recipe for a few months and even before it was perfect it was sooooo good. The dough is easy to handle, ferments beautifully, and tastes incredible. I …

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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 though about making …

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Buttery Maple Praline Coffee Cake – Made with Yogurt and Sprouted Whole Wheat Flour – Refined Sugar Free

  If you have ever had real pralines then you know how sinfully good they are. I’ve added that incredible flavor to the crispy topping on my Buttery Maple Praline Coffee Cake! Pralines are a crumbly buttery caramel candy studded with pecans. Since I stopped eating white sugar I haven’t made them but the topping on this …

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Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Halva Bites – Raw Tahini, Raw Honey, Raw Cacao and Salt

  I had a hard time naming this recipe. I’m still questioning whether calling it Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Halva Bites is fair. It’s not really anything like the flaky traditional tahini halva made with cooked sugar or honey, or like real chocolate chip cookie dough made from flour, sugar and eggs. Instead the …

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Sweet Potato Sourdough – Soft Sandwich Loaf or English Muffins

  Are you ready to shake up your sourdough bread game? This recipe for slightly sweet and earthy Sweet Potato Sourdough will blow you away. I originally set out to make a soft and chewy Sweet Potato Sourdough English Muffin but quickly realized that this same formula makes a wonderful soft sandwich loaf bread as well. …

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Lemon Coconut Butter Fudge – Raw, Real Food with a Keto Friendly Option

  I’ve made a lot of coconut butter fudge over the last few years. Once I figured out my master three-ingredient recipe I was hooked. I’ve since written numerous coconut butter fudge recipes ranging from real raw chocolate to festive cranberry orange to smooth and decadent maple pecan. With that said, this Lemon Coconut Butter Fudge might be …

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Sourdough Blintzes – With Homemade Yogurt Cheese and Warm Berry Compote

  In this timeless recipe, my sourdough crepes get filled with honey sweetened yogurt cheese, rolled into perfect little packages, fried in real butter, and topped with warm berries to make the perfect blintz! These Sourdough Blintzes are always a favorite recipe. Blintz filling is soft and warm and the crispy butter fried sourdough crepes taste …

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Raw Chocolate Bark with Cranberries, Coconut and Sprouted Pumpkin Seeds – Raw Honey Sweetened

  The holidays bring us many reasons to celebrate and indulge. This Raw Chocolate Bark is made with the purest ingredients available. The bark itself is just three simple raw ingredients, raw cacao, raw coconut and raw honey. There are no fillers, no refined sugars, no chemicals, no soy and no junk! This is a …

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Gingerbread Cut-Out Cookies – Date and Molasses Sweetened – Made With Sprouted Wheat – In Your Food Processor

  I absolutely love this recipe. Baking gingerbread is a family tradition that my daughter, husband and I enjoy doing together every year around the holidays. And my daughter really got into it this year! It was so sweet to see her little hands rolling and cutting the dough. I watched with admiration as she used her imagination to decorate …

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