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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 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 – 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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Gluten Free Browned Butter Pecan Cookies – Grain Free and Refined Sugar Free

  This is what happens when crispy pecans, browned butter and unrefined coconut sugar come together into a soft and chewy cookie that tastes like pecan pie! This recipe was inspired by my obsession with the incredible flavor combination of browned butter and pecans. The browned butter accentuates the yummy toasty nuttiness of the pecans …

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Grain Free Honey Nut Cookies – Three Ways – Extra Nutty, Soft & Chewy, and Grain Free 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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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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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 …

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Probiotic Coconut Mango Lassi Popsicles

  Summer is officially here. There will be long afternoons in the shade of the porch. There will be days at the lake. And there will be popsicles! This new popsicle flavor will have everyone begging for another! Mango lassi is creamy, sweet, and tangy. Here I’ve blended Thick Coconut Yogurt with whole fruit and …

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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 …

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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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