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Braided Sourdough Wreath Bread With Pumpkin, Cranberries, and Pecans

  This gorgeous, vibrant, cozy Braided Sourdough Wreath Bread is here to welcome back the sun as the days grow longer yet again. Here in Oregon 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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Raw-Honey-Sweetened Cranberry Sauce With Fresh Orange and Thyme

  The color of this cranberry sauce is simply stunning. But it’s the flavors that will have your guests asking for the recipe! I take a few of the best ingredients of the season and combine them in an organic and thoughtful way to create a sauce that has a bright, zippy, herbaceous flavor that …

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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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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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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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How To Make Thick Coconut Yogurt and Keep a Continuous Culture Thriving

You are going to see a lot of new recipes featuring this rich and creamy coconut yogurt. I just can’t seem to get enough of this tangy, thick, fermented coconut yogurt. It is full of healthy satiating fats and great gut-friendly probiotics, plus it is completely dairy free! I love my raw cow’s milk yogurt but …

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Raw Chocolate Bark With Cranberries, Coconut, and Sprouted Pumpkin Seeds – Raw Honey Sweetened

The holidays bring us many reasons to celebrate and indulge. This raw chocolate bark is made with the purest ingredients available. The bark itself is just three simple raw ingredients: raw cacao, raw coconut, and raw honey. There are no fillers, no refined sugars, no chemicals, no soy, and no junk! This is a holiday …

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Cranberry Sourdough Pastry Pinwheels

I love it when a recipe is born from leftover ingredients! This recipe for tart and jammy Cranberry and Sourdough Pastry Pinwheels came about when I found myself with an extra pie crust pastry and a whole bunch of dried cranberries. I really love my new Sweet and Buttery Sourdough Pie Crust. It tastes like …

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Festive Cranberry Orange Coconut Butter Fudge – Sweetened With Raw Honey

Nothing makes me feel more festive during the holidays than a big plate of fudge. I love seeing it on cookie platters and it’s always the first thing I reach for. Unfortunately, most fudge recipes are so overly sweet that my teeth would curl if I tried to eat them today. That’s why I’ve been …

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Everyday Elderberry – 29 Uses for Elderberries and a Bonus Recipe for Fresh Elderberry Poached Pears

I only recently started to explore the magical world of elderberries, and there is so much to learn. I wasn’t introduced to elderberries as a child and I didn’t even know about them until about 10 years ago. Now that I know how amazing they are, I scan the Oregon roadside and trails for elderberry …

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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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Sourdough Clafoutis With Black Cherries and Maple Syrup

In an effort to bring you everything sourdough, I now present you with sourdough clafoutis. I just couldn’t resist the challenge of making clafoutis with sourdough. The part of my job I love the most is recipe development. And developing this one was tasty! I used fully fermented sourdough starter, pastured eggs and butter, organic …

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Nutrient-Dense Strawberry Sherbert (Sherbet) – Made in Your Food Processor With Just Three Raw Ingredients

It doesn’t matter whether you say “sherbert” or “sherbet,” you can’t go wrong with this easy, healthy, three-ingredient variation on the old classic! I’ve always said “sherbert” and I probably will for the rest of my life. Does that make me some uncultured dummy? No! It makes me just like everyone else in America! Words …

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Soft and Chewy Sourdough Crepes – Traditionally Fermented for Easy Digestion

Crepes are a lovely alternative to pancakes and they can be filled or topped with a huge variety of both sweet and savory fillings and sauces. As much as I love my slow-fermented Sourdough Pancakes, I love crepes even more because of the ease of the recipe! I use sourdough discard for this recipe. Sourdough …

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