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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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Braided Sourdough Wreath Bread With Pumpkin, Cranberries, and Pecans

This vibrant, cozy braided sourdough wreath bread is here to welcome back the sun as the days grow longer yet again. Here in the Northern hemisphere it’s the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year, and that which marks the true beginning of winter.  I’m always moved by how our natural world works. Even …

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Perfect Peppermint Pinwheel Cookies

This peppermint pinwheel recipe is an old family favorite introduced to us by my maternal grandmother, who we lovingly called Ponana. About 20 years ago my mom compiled a binder of the treat recipes we loved when we were growing up, some of our favorite “sweeties and fatties.” Written above the recipe for peppermint pinwheels …

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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 of Fall When …

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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 golden brown …

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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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Cultured Raw Lemon Ice Cream With 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 with unrefined, real-food …

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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 and …

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Coconut Honey Buttercream Frosting

If you have ever tried my Coconut Butter Fudge, then you know I’m obsessed with the way honey, coconut butter, and real pastured butter whip up into a smooth lofty cream. I’ve actually used my coconut butter fudge as frosting in the past and it works really well. Those musings are what inspired this recipe! …

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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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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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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 vitamins, minerals, proteins, and …

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

An apple galette that’s 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 little …

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Sprouted Whole Wheat Soul Cakes – A Nourishing Way To Honor Old Traditions

Spicy sweet soul cakes are a gateway to our 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 relished …

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