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Raw Cashew Cookie Dough Bites – Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Sugar Free

Cashew Cookie Dough to the Rescue It’s so hard for me to find a clean snack that satisfies my cravings while conforming to all my special dietary needs. This raw cashew cookie dough checks off all of those boxes and more.  Maybe cashews are your favorite nut, or, like me, one of the only nuts …

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Light and Crispy Cassava Crackers

Cassava flour shines bright in this new super light and crispy cracker recipe.  This incredibly easy recipe uses a similar technique to my innovative sourdough batter crackers but without the gluten and grains! What Is Cassava? Cassava (Manihot esculenta), also known as manioc or yucca, is an evergreen plant that forms a starchy tuber underground. Cassava …

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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 fibrous texture …

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Sprouted Seed Sourdough Crackers

Sourdough batter crackers are one of the easiest and healthiest snacks you can make with your sourdough starter. In this version I’ve increased the nutrition and flavor by adding tons of sprouted pumpkin and sunflower seeds to the fermented batter. The seeds give the crackers a wonderful light and crispy crunch with an extra toasty …

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Sesame Seed Sourdough Starter Batter Crackers

This isn’t my first rodeo with sourdough starter batter crackers. I started making them back in the winter of 2018. I had been experimenting with drying Sourdough Crepes in the oven to get a slightly sweet cracker when the idea for a batter-style cracker hit me. I have to admit, it’s been one of my …

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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 hard …

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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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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 recipe would …

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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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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 the …

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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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