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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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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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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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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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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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Cinnamon Maple Pecan Granola – Made With Properly Prepared Soaked Oats and Nuts

Finally, a real soaked oat and nut breakfast granola that you can confidently feed the whole family! This cinnamon maple pecan granola is just lightly sweetened with real maple syrup and is carefully prepared to make sure you get the most out of every bite! With just a handful of real food ingredients and a …

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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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How To Make Coconut Butter Fudge (With Endless Flavor Variations)

Coconut butter fudge has been my go-to treat for a few years now. When I get a craving, it’s usually for sweets and fats. Coconut butter fudge always delivers the goods! It is such a satisfying snack that I never need more than one or two small pieces to feel content. And it’s made with …

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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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Cinnamon Raisin Sourdough Bread – Sweetened With a Maple Syrup Swirl

Is there anything better than a toasty loaf of sourdough bread baked in your own home? Um, yes, there is. When that toasty loaf is studded with sweet sticky maple syrup, plump juicy raisins, and enough cinnamon to liven up a party! Meet my cinnamon raisin sourdough bread aka your new best friend. This bread …

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Fennel, Beet, and Apple Salad With Cranberry Ginger Beet Dressing

This is one of my all-time favorite combinations. Crisp fennel, roasted beets, crunchy apple, smooth creamy fresh chèvre, and toasty pecans all topped with a tart, tangy, gingery cranberry dressing. The colors in this salad are stunning and the flavors will blow you away. I like to eat as seasonally as I can, so as …

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Spiced Fruit and Nut Cake – A Wholesome Honey-Sweetened Winter Holiday Tradition

To fruit cake or not to fruit cake? That is the question! When you taste this spicy cake you will instantly realize why people have been making fruit cakes for centuries. Naturally sweetened and packed with the healthy nuts and fruits of the season, this spiced fruit and nut cake seems more like a full …

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