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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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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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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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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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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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Sprouted Whole Wheat Fig Bars – Egg Free, School Friendly, and Kid Approved

It’s fun to be a kid (or at least to eat like one). There are so many new and different flavors and textures to experience. Unfortunately, some of the favorite snacks from our own childhoods, the ones we want our children to also delight in, are loaded with refined sugar, processed grains, unhealthy vegetable oils, …

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Soft and Sweet Sourdough Rich Dough

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 chose …

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Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Halva Bites – Raw Tahini, Raw Honey, Raw Cacao, and Salt

I had a hard time naming this recipe. I’m still questioning whether calling it raw chocolate chip cookie dough halva bites is fair. It’s not really anything like the flaky traditional tahini halva made with cooked sugar or honey, or like real chocolate chip cookie dough made from flour, sugar, and eggs. Instead the combination …

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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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Gingerbread Cut-Out Cookies – Date and Molasses Sweetened – Made With Sprouted Wheat – In Your Food Processor

I absolutely love this recipe. Baking gingerbread is a family tradition that my daughter, husband, and I enjoy doing together every year around the holidays. And my daughter really got into it this year! It was so sweet to see her little hands rolling and cutting the dough. I watched with admiration as she used …

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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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Raw Cacao and Coconut Haystacks – Paleo and Keto Variations

If you are looking for a delicious, easy, no-bake cookie then these raw cacao and coconut haystacks are just the thing! These haystacks are the perfect combination of melt-in-your-mouth, sweet and salty chocolate, and creamy coconut butter that delicately coats crispy, crunchy coconut flakes. Just wait till you taste them! Raw Cacao Is the Cat’s …

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Grain-Free Orange Cream and Cardamom Cookies

You don’t have to compromise with these grain-free orange cream and cardamom cookies. You can have the texture of a soft shortbread without the inflammatory wheat. You can have the taste of a treat without the refined sugar. And you can have the satisfaction of a cookie without the guilt! Everybody in the House Loves …

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Sugar-Free Cinnamon Maple Roasted Pecans

If you love sweet pecans and cinnamon together then you will fall head-over-heels for these roasted nuts! These sugar-free cinnamon maple roasted pecans are sweet, cinnamony, and salty. They make a great addition to salads or trail mixes. Use them to top mashed yams or mix them in with roasted butternut squash. They are a …

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