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Cultured Raw Lemon Ice Cream – Only Three Real Food Ingredients!

  The summertime heat can’t touch you when you have a bowlful of this uplifting and invigorating Lemon Ice Cream.     This recipe deserves a shoutout to Megan Stevens of Eat Beautiful. She used to run a cute little ice cream cafe in Eugene, Oregon called Vanilla Jill’s. They served some awesome treats made …

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Ricotta, Mozzarella and Herbed Tomato Sauce Stuffed Bell Peppers – Low-Carb and Keto Friendly

  Think of these cheesy stuffed bell peppers as an Italian version of a Chile Relleno. They are filled with sweet and salty cheese, spicy herby tomato sauce, and then baked to melty perfection. These stuffed peppers are easy to assemble with minimal ingredients and bake up in under an hour! They have been an …

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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 …

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Probiotic Coconut Mango Lassi Popsicles

  Summer is officially here. There will be long afternoons in the shade of the porch. There will be days at the lake. And there will be popsicles! This new popsicle flavor will have everyone begging for another! Mango lassi is creamy, sweet, and tangy. Here I’ve blended Thick Coconut Yogurt with whole fruit and …

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Miniature Maple Apple Pies – In A Sweet And Buttery Sourdough Crust

    I May Have Created The Perfect Food! These Miniature Maple Apple Pies are like little bites from heaven. The soft, rich, maple and cinnamon flavored, apple filling is encased in a sweet, buttery, tender, pastry crust made with traditionally fermented sourdough. Each little pie is a perfect single serving so they are great for …

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Sourdough Shortcakes – With Strawberries And Cream

  This Sourdough Shortcake recipe is for all the nay-sayers who think sourdough can’t be used in sweet preparations. I love to play around with my sourdough starter and find new ways of enjoying the fermented, tummy-friendly grain it produces. With berry season in full swing it was time for some shortcake. My daughter liked …

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Lemon Blueberry Frozen Cheesecake Bombs -LCHF, Grain-Free And Keto Friendly

  I’ve been dutifully testing this Lemon Blueberry Frozen Cheesecake Bomb recipe to get it just right for summer entertaining and afternoon snacking. If you love frozen cheesecake you are going to fall for this easy, single serving treat! First you have a no-bake cookie-like crust that is perfectly sweet, full of healthy fats and grain-free. …

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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’s a few things that I really love about grilling, the most important thing is that it’s a lot less dishes! You know that’s a good …

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Homemade Sausage, Chard And Cheddar Stuffed Bell Peppers

  These beautiful stuffed bell peppers turned out better than I had hoped. The flesh was juicy and flavorful and the filling was garlicky, melty and satisfying. I always get the best inspiration from my local farmstand. When I saw the generous size and perfect shape of these peppers I knew they were for stuffing. …

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Grilled Bavette Steaks With Jalapeño Peach Marinade

  You know summer is in full swing when the peaches and peppers show up at the farmer’s markets! This sweet and spicy jalapeño peach marinade is the perfect way to take advantage of both. In this recipe I use Bavette steaks but this marinade would be delicious on any cut of beef, lamb or …

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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 …

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Blackberry Fool – Infused With Lemon Verbena And Lavender – Probiotic, Low-Carb, Keto-Friendly

  Blackberry Fool is an incredibly easy, healthy treat. It is comprised of stewed fruit, whipped cream or custard and sweetener of your choice. According to Thehistoricfoodie’s Blog fool can be dated back to the 17th century where it was being made and recorded in England and France. There is no question as to why this …

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Grilled Salmon Fillets – With Thai Basil, Garlic, Ginger And Scallions

    What should you serve at your next dinner party? This! This gloriously simple grilled salmon that will have all your guests raving. I served mine with my Thai Basil And Roasted Peanut Slaw.     Don’t be intimidated to cook salmon on the grill! Once you learn this easy trick you will be …

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Thai Basil And Roasted Peanut Slaw

  BBQ season is upon us and 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 in! …

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Strawberry Basil Vinaigrette – Dressing, Dipping Sauce and Marinade

  It doesn’t get much easier than this Strawberry Basil Vinaigrette made in your blender. In fact vinaigrettes in general are pretty simple to make. Having just a few basic ingredients on hand in your pantry will allow you to come up with simple flavorful vinaigrettes in no time. Some items to stock include: Organic …

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