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Moo Shu Beef Bowl With Black Garlic Plum Sauce and Optional Nutrient-Dense Organ Meats

This easy moo shu beef bowl can be cooked quickly, is packed full of deeply satisfying nutrition, and is completely customizable. Not to mention the simple yet stunning black garlic plum sauce that is sure to become your new favorite condiment!  Moo Shu, Everyone’s Favorite Chinese Takeout I grieve for the easy days of ordering …

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Sourdough-Crusted Oysters Rockefeller

Fresh plump oysters get a savory topping of buttery sourdough breadcrumbs before being roasted (or barbecued) to perfection. While this recipe may seem complex it’s really very simple. Shucking the oysters is probably the most difficult part! The buttery sourdough breadcrumbs are mixed with other savory ingredients like Parmesan cheese, shallots, garlic, and fresh parsley. …

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Sourdough Okonomiyaki – Savory Japanese Pancakes

Traditional Japanese okonomiyaki pancakes get a sourdough makeover. Okonomiyaki is a griddle-cooked pancake made with a savory, egg-based, wheat flour and cabbage batter. Okonomiyaki can be customized with endless seafood, meat, vegetable, and traditional Japanese toppings.  Here’s a little-known fact about me — I’ve visited the tradition-rich Kansai region of Japan and eaten real okonomiyaki from …

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Sourdough Potato Pancakes – Fully Fermented and Tummy Friendly

Potato pancakes, aka latkes, are 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 easy overnight leaven (thick batter) …

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Sprouted Chickpea Falafel Balls

When I wrote about my Real Sourdough Pita Bread I introduced you to one of my all-time favorite restaurants, Falafel’s Drive In. They have that perfect mix of Middle East authenticity and American drive-in. It’s a great combination! Every time I’m in San Jose, California, I stop in for a falafel or two, a banana milkshake, …

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Real Sourdough Pita Bread

Pita bread will always hold a special place in my heart. I grew up near one of America’s most iconic falafel restaurants,  Falafel’s Drive In! This place hits all the right notes. From big, spicy, falafel sandwiches, to creamy hummus served with crisp veggies, to heavily spiced lamb, to the sweet and sticky traditional baklava, every …

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Creamy Coconut Cauliflower Curry Soup – Dairy Free, Low Carb, and Keto Friendly

Now even our dairy-free and low-carb friends can enjoy a super creamy soup! This soup is the perfect combination of rich healthy fats, spicy flavors, and creamy smooth texture. Nobody will guess that this decadent flavorful soup is made with only seven easy ingredients in as little as 30 minutes. Try Some of My Other …

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Soft and Chewy Sourdough Tortillas Made With Real Lard

When life gives you lard, make sourdough tortillas! I have always used a really nice sourdough tortilla recipe that a friend passed on to me. It calls for flour, starter, butter, lard, salt, water, and baking soda. While I like this recipe, it does not call for proper fermentation of the flour. So I set …

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Easy Grain-Free Meatballs – Keto-Friendly Real Food

A real-food dinner shouldn’t be stressful or time consuming. There are plenty of days when I need an easy recipe that pleases a crowd, nourishes the soul, and keeps all the bellies full. That is why I adore these easy grain-free meatballs! They are so much quicker than meatloaf and a lot more versatile! This …

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Easy Garlic Butter Cabbage Noodles: Keto-Friendly Real Food

Variety is the spice of life. Do I love pasta? Yes! Can I eat pasta every day? No. Unfortunately pasta is one of those carbs that really sticks to my hips. Even my properly prepared Sprouted Sourdough Pasta will weigh me down if I eat it all the time. I developed this easy garlic butter …

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