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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 …

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Real Sourdough Pita Bread

  Pita bread will always hold a special place in my heart.     My father worked at San Jose City College near one of the most iconic falafel spots in North America, Falafel’s Drive In! On the special occasion that I got to accompany him to the ceramics studio we would always eat lunch …

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Summer peppers get the royal treatment when they are stuffed with a combination of sweet ricotta cheese, melty mozzarella, and spicy herby tomato sauce and baked to tender creamy perfection! #summer #sidedish #bellpeppers #cheese #realfood #sheetpan #lowcarb #keto

Ricotta, Mozzarella and Herbed Tomato Sauce Stuffed Bell Peppers – Low-Carb and Keto Friendly

  Think of these cheesy stuffed bell peppers as an Italian version of a Chile Relleno. They are filled with sweet and salty cheese, spicy herby tomato sauce, and then baked to melty perfection. These stuffed peppers are easy to assemble with minimal ingredients and bake up in under an hour! They have been an …

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Two golden loaves of Cheesy Sourdough Pizza Bread fresh from the oven. #realfood #pizza #sourdough #Cheese #nourishingtraditions #wisetraditions #starter #bread

Cheesy Sourdough Pizza Bread

  If you love soft chewy pizza crust then you will go gaga for my super chewy, Cheesy Sourdough Pizza Bread. In the words of my husband (who has eaten a lot of pizza over the years) “Pizza Bread Is Life!” If that’s not a good endorsement then I don’t know what is. Seriously though, …

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A soft and fluffy sourdough boule with a nice even crumb.

How To Bake The Perfect Sourdough Boule In Your Dutch Oven – Recipe + Video Instructions

Over the last few years I’ve made it my mission to learn how to make the softest, fluffiest, chewiest, naturally leavened and fermented bread with my fifteen year old sourdough starter. This easy sourdough boule is the result of much practice and formula testing. I wanted to keep the recipe very simple and straightforward so …

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