The Best Plum Crumble Ever

The Best Plum Crumble Ever

The Best Plum Crumble Ever (serves 6) filling 12 Italian plums, halved and pitted 2 tablespoons maple syrup 1 1/2 tablespoons arrowroot powder 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ginger pinch of sea salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla topping 1 cup fine almond flour (not almond meal) 1/2 cup coconut sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1 egg beaten … Read More

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Pickling Naturally : Fermented Beets with Cumin and Basil

Pickling Naturally : Fermented Beets with Cumin and Basil

Fermented Beets with Cumin and Basil (makes 2 pints) 2 clean wide mouth pint jars 4 or 5 small beets (1 pound) I used a combination of red and gold beets 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin seed 1 tablespoon kosher salt 2 cups filtered water (not tap water) 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves (you will need these after they’re done fermenting) … Read More

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No-Bake Carrot Cake Balls

Guilt-Free No Bake Desserts

This Labor Day weekend will be a scorcher here in the PNW, so I hope you’ve got plans to be around water to cool off.  If you’re making a dessert for a legendary Labor Day BBQ with family and/or friends, no need to fire up your oven.  I’ve got you covered!  For your gatherings, here is a guilt-free no bake … Read More

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Pickling Naturally : Quart Sized Spiced Fermented Green Beans

Pickling Naturally : Quart Sized Spiced Fermented Green Beans

Pickling Naturally : Quart Sized Spiced Fermented Green Beans (makes 1 quart) 1 clean wide-mouthed quart mason jar 3 – 4 cloves of fresh garlic, chopped 1/2 teaspoon dried dill (or 1 head of flowering dill ) 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes (depending how hot you want them) 1/2 to 3/4 pound of green beans, rinsed and trimmed 2 … Read More

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Freezer Fresh Dairy Free Pesto

Freezer Fresh Dairy Free Pesto  3 cups packed fresh basil leaves (rinsed and dried) 3 tablespoons minced fresh garlic 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 6 tablespoons pine nuts 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Directions: Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.  Freeze, covered in 1 – 2 tablespoon … Read More

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Bison Taco Salad with Avocado Cream Dressing

Bison Taco Salad with Avocado Cream Dressing

Bison Taco Salad with Avocado Cream Dressing (serves 4-6) salad 2 medium sized zucchini, spiraled on the smallest setting and trimmed 3 cups kale, stem removed and shredded 3 cups romaine lettuce, shredded 1/2 cup red onion sliced very thin 1 red bell pepper, sliced thin chopped fresh cilantro (optional) bison taco meat 1 / 1.25 pound package ground Bison (Costco) … Read More

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Simple Homemade Taco Seasoning

Simple Homemade Taco Seasoning

Simple Homemade Taco Seasoning 2 1/2 tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons sea salt 2 teaspoons black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1/2 teaspoon oregano 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper Directions: Combine all spices together in a small jar with a lid.  For every pound of browned … Read More

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Swiss Chard Kimchi with Turmeric

Swiss Chard Kimchi with Turmeric

Swiss Chard Kimchi with Turmeric 1 pound cleaned organic Swiss chard 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon coconut sugar (optional) 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (or more if you like it HOT) 1 tablespoon paprika 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced 2  tablespoons fresh garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric powder (optional) 2 teaspoons coconut aminos 1 teaspoon unrefined toasted sesame … Read More

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Skillet Shrimp Lo Mein with Zucchini Noodles

Skillet Shrimp Lo Mein with Zucchini Noodles

You're welcome for the quick and easy Skillet Shrimp Lo Mein with Zucchini Noodles recipe I'm about to share. I made this to change things up from our usual salad with a grilled protein on top during this heat spell we're having. It's all made in the same pan and took me only 30 minutes to prepare from start to ... Read More
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Bow-tie Pasta Spinach & Basil Salad

Bow-tie Pasta Spinach & Basil Salad

The fourth of July is just about here and if you're feeding a crowd this flavorful Bow-tie Pasta Spinach & Basil Salad, loaded with wilted spinach and fresh basil is just the thing.  Spiked with salty goodness of prosciutto and complimented by the bite of toasted pine nuts, this veggie rich salad is a crowd pleaser. Although I'm grain free ... Read More
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