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Soaked Wild Rice Salad With Buttery Delicata Squash, Cranberries, and Crispy Pecans

This soaked wild rice salad is a beautiful and nourishing side dish — a perfect accompaniment to your holiday feast.  With minimal ingredients and a straightforward recipe, this delicious soaked rice salad will surprise you with its simplicity.  Do It Right! Soaked Wild Rice and Soaked Crispy Nuts If you aren’t familiar with the nutritional …

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Reviving Dehydrated Sourdough Starter – A Step-by-Step Guide

Lucky you! You might have come home from Wise Traditions with one of my dehydrated sourdough starter babies. Or perhaps you are looking for a solid technique to revive some dehydrated starter that you acquired elsewhere. Either way, congratulations! You are about to embark on the wonderfully fulfilling adventure of homemade sourdough!  Sourdough starter is …

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Butter For All’s Sourdough Master Recipe

Now that you have your starter in tip-top shape it’s time to play with this one recipe that can do oh-so-many things! People make sourdough so much more complicated than it needs to be. Sure, you can expand into more detailed and dramatic recipes as your skills progress, but don’t ever forget the humble roots …

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How To Feed, Care for, and Maintain Your Sourdough Starter

Having a vigorous and healthy sourdough starter is the first step to baking great sourdough breads, rolls, muffins, and more. In this post I will walk you through the care of a new starter, help you determine how much starter to keep on hand, and outline the steps of feeding your sourdough starter in preparation …

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Demystifying Sourdough – Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About Sourdough Starter – Why It’s Better for You and How To Start One

This is your ultimate guide to sourdough starter and becoming a super healthy sourdough baker extraordinaire! Sourdough can seem like a daunting baking challenge, but I’m writing this guide to show you how easy it is. I will explain what sourdough is, how it works, and how to make it work for you. If you …

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Sourdough Bread Pudding With Blackberries and Honey

The wild and wistful blackberries are in full swing this month and this year’s crop are some of the plumpest I’ve ever seen. There is no better time than right now to pick these bountiful freebies and transform them into a traditional treat like humble, yet seductive, bread pudding.  There is something so incredibly satisfying …

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Giant Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls With Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

These ooey-gooey sourdough cinnamon rolls are extra soft and stretchy due to their generous size and many many layers of buttery cinnamon sugar filling! I set out to create the perfect sourdough cinnamon roll. One that wasn’t cloyingly sweet or made with questionable ingredients. One that had the tender doughiness of an authentic rich dough. …

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Light and Crispy Cassava Crackers

Cassava flour shines bright in this new super light and crispy cracker recipe.  This incredibly easy recipe uses a similar technique to my innovative sourdough batter crackers but without the gluten and grains! What Is Cassava? Cassava (Manihot esculenta), also known as manioc or yucca, is an evergreen plant that forms a starchy tuber underground. Cassava …

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Probiotic Coconut Mango Lassi Popsicles

Popsicle season is officially here. There will be long afternoons in the shade of the porch. There will be days at the river and lake. And there will be probiotic coconut mango lassi popsicles! This new popsicle flavor will have everyone begging for another! Mango lassis are creamy, sweet, and tangy.  What Is a Lassi? …

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Kamut Sourdough Sandwich Bread

It’s been a while since I published a new sourdough recipe, and that’s because I’ve been messing around with an amazing low-gluten ancient grain called Kamut (also known as Khorasan wheat). Kamut is actually a trademarked name for Khorasan wheat. The trademark ensures that wheat sold as Kamut is organically grown and free from hybridization. …

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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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Growing, Harvesting, and Drying Calendula Flowers – With Recipes and Suggestions for Use

Using calendula is very simple and straightforward. This beautiful flowering plant has been widely used throughout history for health, beauty, and as a seasoning or edible decoration in culinary applications. Medicinally, it has been used to aid digestion, calm aching teeth and joints, speed healing of bruises, burns, and wounds, soothe cramps, and reduce fever. …

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Organic Salve Base Recipe – Three Ingredients and Extra Gentle

This skin-protecting salve base recipe can do it all. Need an extra gentle salve for baby? A bug balm for hiking and camping? An “ouchie salve” for scrapes, bumps, rashes, and cuts? A lip balm for chapped winter lips? A fragrant solid perfume?  This one salve base recipe can be fully customizable to make any …

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Potassium-Rich Chia and Buckwheat Banana Bread – Gluten Free, Egg Free, Dairy Free

You can bake amazing, gluten-free, allergen-friendly, potassium-rich banana bread with buckwheat flour! Buckwheat is not actually wheat at all, it is the potassium-rich inner kernel of a plant in the rhubarb and sorrel family, therefore it is naturally gluten free and a perfect grain substitute for wheat-sensitive populations.  Buckwheat flour has a nice fibrous texture …

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Dark Rye Sourdough Bread With Molasses and Caraway

This recipe is a brilliant and easy mashup of some of my favorite rye bread styles. It is shaped like a classic Danish rye (Rugbrød), but has the sweetness of traditional pumpernickel and the warm spiciness of caraway seed often found in Norwegian, German, and American rye bread variants. Caraway seeds have a sweet and …

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