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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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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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Sweet and Buttery Sourdough Pie Crust – Traditionally Fermented for a Nourished Diet

Sourdough pie crust has been on my back burner for some time now! I finally had the time and opportunity to play around with my recipe and develop the perfect sweet and buttery sourdough pie crust. Even though I wish I’d done it long ago, now I can give you a real traditionally fermented pie …

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Lacto-Fermented Cranberry Salad – A Nourishing Holiday Tradition

Whether you call it cranberry sauce, jellied cranberry, or cranberry salad, no holiday meal is complete without the sweet-tart taste of cranberries! I took my cranberry sauce in a whole new direction this year when I started reading about fermented cranberries. Like peeled whole garlic, whole cranberries can be covered in raw honey and left …

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Maple Pecan Apple Crisp With Oatmeal Cookie Crumble Topping

Every autumn the Pacific Northwest starts pumping out some really good apples. I love fresh crunchy apples, but my heart really melts for warm apple crisp. In this recipe I use local, organic heirloom apples and top them with a crispy cookie-like crust of pecans, oats, flour, and butter. The secret to this recipe is …

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