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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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Perfect Peppermint Pinwheel Cookies

  This Peppermint Pinwheel recipe is an old family favorite introduced to us by my maternal grandmother, who we lovingly called Ponana. About 20 years ago my mom compiled a binder of the treat recipes we loved when we were growing up, some of our favorite “sweeties and fatties.” Written above the recipe for peppermint …

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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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Sourdough Pumpkin Dinner Rolls

  These soft Sourdough Pumpkin Dinner Rolls are the perfect way to dress up your holiday table! Made with all-natural ingredients like puréed pumpkin or winter squash, eggs, milk, cream, and low-glycemic coconut sugar, this recipe uses my classic overnight fermentation technique for the best flavor, texture, and digestibility.  I don’t think you will find …

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Sourdough Toaster Tarts with Blackberry, Sage, and Honey Filling

  This Fall you will find me in my kitchen making these magical sourdough toaster tarts by the dozen! While they take a little extra effort to prepare, the real fermented dough, perfectly sweetened filling, and touch of garden magic make these worth the time.   Toaster Tarts Anytime! You can serve these little beauties …

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Hot Buttered Apple Sauce – with Cinnamon and Nutmeg

  A few years ago in my recipe group on Facebook I posted a picture of myself eating a bowl of hot apple sauce with lots of butter. The comment went something like this, “If you aren’t eating your apple sauce hot with butter and cinnamon then you aren’t living!” I was pretty shocked at …

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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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Simple and Nourishing Apple Galette in a Sprouted Whole Wheat Pastry Crust

  An apple galette easy enough for a weeknight and rustically beautiful enough for a holiday table. These days I don’t have a lot of extra time for making desserts. That’s probably a good thing. But with the holidays approaching and all the beautiful fresh apples at the market I couldn’t help but whip up …

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The Perfect Sprouted Whole Wheat Pastry Crust

  Having a perfect pastry crust recipe is one of my secrets for a successful, less stressful holiday dinner. I adapted this recipe from my all-time favorite crust recipe, The Ultimate Lard Pie Crust. This new recipe is made with healthy sprouted whole wheat flour instead of white flour and butter instead of lard. It’s a …

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Sweet Potato Sourdough – Soft Sandwich Loaf or English Muffins

  Are you ready to shake up your sourdough bread game? This recipe for slightly sweet and earthy Sweet Potato Sourdough will blow you away. I originally set out to make a soft and chewy Sweet Potato Sourdough English Muffin but quickly realized that this same formula makes a wonderful soft sandwich loaf bread as well. …

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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 …

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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 …

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Gingerbread Cut-Out Cookies – Date and Molasses Sweetened – Made With Sprouted Wheat – In Your Food Processor

  I absolutely love this recipe. Baking gingerbread is a family tradition that my daughter, husband and I enjoy doing together every year around the holidays. And my daughter really got into it this year! It was so sweet to see her little hands rolling and cutting the dough. I watched with admiration as she used her imagination to decorate …

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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 …

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