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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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Sourdough Okonomiyaki – Savory Japanese Pancakes

Traditional Japanese okonomiyaki pancakes get a sourdough makeover. Okonomiyaki is a griddle-cooked pancake made with a savory, egg-based, wheat flour and cabbage batter. Okonomiyaki can be customized with endless seafood, meat, vegetable, and traditional Japanese toppings.      Here’s a little-known fact about me — I have a Japanese stepmom who has been teaching me …

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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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Easy Sheet-Pan Roasted Summer Vegetables With Parmesan and Basil

When the summer vegetables like new potatoes, squash, and peppers start to show up I get really excited. It means it’s time for one of our favorite vegetable preparations. These easy sheet-pan roasted vegetables will remind you why simply prepared summer vegetables are so special. You don’t need much to make fresh summer vegetables shine. …

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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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Easy Grain-Free Meatballs – Keto-Friendly Real Food

A real-food dinner shouldn’t be stressful or time consuming. There are plenty of days when I need an easy recipe that pleases a crowd, nourishes the soul, and keeps all the bellies full. That is why I adore these easy grain-free meatballs! They are so much quicker than meatloaf and a lot more versatile! This …

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Lemon Coconut Butter Fudge – Raw Real Food With a Keto-Friendly Option

I’ve made a lot of coconut butter fudge over the last few years. Once I figured out my master three-ingredient recipe I was hooked. I’ve since written numerous coconut butter fudge recipes ranging from real raw chocolate to festive cranberry orange to smooth and decadent maple pecan. With that said, this lemon coconut butter fudge might be my …

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Easy Garlic Butter Cabbage Noodles: Keto-Friendly Real Food

Variety is the spice of life. Do I love pasta? Yes! Can I eat pasta every day? No. Unfortunately pasta is one of those carbs that really sticks to my hips. Even my properly prepared Sprouted Sourdough Pasta will weigh me down if I eat it all the time. I developed this easy garlic butter …

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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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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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Low-Carb Chicken Noodle Soup With Grain-Free Noodles Made From Cheese

How many of you have been missing authentic chicken noodle soup? Well guess what?! You don’t have to miss out any longer. I’m going to show you how to make a perfect chicken noodle soup with noodles made from… CHEESE! It seems crazy I know, but it was one of my more brilliant ideas. And …

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Grilled Baby Vegetables With Garlic Chive Oil Dressing

The weather is improving and it’s time to fire up the grill. These grilled baby vegetables with garlic chive oil dressing will be your summer go-to side dish. There are many things that I really love about grilling — the most important thing is that it’s a lot fewer dishes! You know that’s a good …

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Detoxifying Green Goddess Soup With Spring Garlic and Tahini

Bring out your clean Green Goddess. This detoxifying Green Goddess soup harkens back to my days working as a cook in San Francisco. If you’ve been following me since my days working at Sweet Jo’s then you may remember this soup from the lunch bar. I’m not going to lie and say I’ve EVER followed …

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