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Fermented Pizza Green Beans – A Traditionally Fermented Foods Book Review and Recipe

I just sat down to a nice little lunch featuring these amazing pizza green beans. They have been hanging out on my counter for the last 10 days traditionally fermenting with garlic, tomato, and oregano. I will officially tell you I’m in love! I’m not even a huge fan of green beans but when I …

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The Best Creamed Greens You’ll Ever Taste – Low Carb and Keto Friendly

Get ready to enter a whole new level of yum. Think creamed spinach on steroids (if the steroids were butter and brie and cream of course). I don’t think I’ll ever want to eat greens any way other than this again. I thought I died and went to creamy garlic heaven when I took the …

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Thai Basil and Roasted Peanut Slaw

BBQ season is upon us and you know that means friends, family, and food! This impromptu slaw came together with inspiration from all the wonderful herbs at my local organic farm stand, especially the beautiful, fresh Thai basil. Luckily I was able to grab a quick pic of this beauty before my dinner guests dove …

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Extra Creamy Ranch – A Low-Carb, Keto-Friendly Dressing or Dipping Sauce

You are going to love this super low-carb, tangy, herby, keto-friendly ranch dressing. Finding great sauces for low-carb food can be tricky. This one sauce can do a lot. It will brighten up your favorite crunchy salad, or cool down your spicy chicken. It’s extra thick and creamy, making it perfect for dipping. YUM! Do …

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Cardamom Date Carrot Cake With Maple-Sweetened Cream Cheese Frosting

This spicy carrot cake is sweetened with fresh Medjool dates. The dates add a deep earthy flavor while the cardamom brings an unexpected spicy kick. The whole cake is refined sugar free so it’s a lot more wholesome than most recipes out there. It even boasts a maple-sweetened cream cheese frosting that is not cloyingly …

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Winter Squash and Ginger Cream Soup

I harvested a hefty crop of winter squash this year. I grew two standout varieties that I’m really happy with. The first is a small winter pumpkin called Winter Luxury and it’s a real beauty. Weighing just around 5 pounds, it is easy to handle and makes a great pie pumpkin. The second, my absolute favorite, …

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Raising Backyard Chickens for Eggs – Plus a Recipe for Soaked and Fermented Chicken Feed

Increase food security with backyard chickens! Chickens are probably the easiest, most affordable, and most accessible livestock for a small urban farm, homestead, or backyard. They produce eggs and meat with relatively little space, time investment, or cost. Keeping chickens only requires about 10 to 15 minutes of direct attention each day. This is enough …

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