Chocolate Pistachio & Cranberry Fudge

Chocolate Pistachio & Cranberry Fudge

Let's usher December in with a treat that's common this time of year....fudge.  With the conventional fudge recipes being over the top sweet, I never liked it much.  Anyone else feel that way?  This is a milder sweet fudge with incredible flavor without being grossly sweet.  It's made with great stuff and in only a few minutes.  Chocolate Pistachio & ... Read More
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Paleo Pear Streusel Pie

Paleo Streusel Pear Pie

Paleo Streusel Pear Pie with it's sweetly spiced crumb topping is my favorite pie of all time - even better than chocolate cream pie, and that's saying a lot.  Because Pumpkin Pie and Chocolate Cream Pie trump fruit pies for family gatherings, I don't make Paleo Streusel Pear Pie that often.  That's totally okay with me because it actually saves ... Read More
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Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars

Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars

I created Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars with busy moms in mind who want to feed their kiddos a good breakfast on the fly and sneak in some veggies on the way.  These bars do double duty for after school snacks as well.  Or for mom for tea time with a friend.  Bonus, they are made completely in the food processor. ... Read More
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Cooking Classes : Holiday Pies and Treats

Cooking Classes : Holiday Pies and Treats

Are you ready to talk DESSERT? I am excited to welcome you to holiday pies and treats, a new cooking class featuring guilt free options for the upcoming holiday season.  Having an arsenal of celebratory confections is key to maintaining sustainable and clean food goals during a season where sugar filled treats are found everywhere. If you want to get the hang … Read More

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Pickling Naturally : Garlic Dill Fermented Carrots

Pickling Naturally : Garlic Dill Fermented Carrots

A few tips about pickling… * Use unblemished, cleaned organically grown vegetables. Trim off soft and discolored spots. * Use unrefined sea salt or Kosher salt.  Refined table salt has additives and is too fine and can turn out a saltier pickle. * The chlorine in water can inhibit good bacteria from forming, that’s why filtered water is recommended. * … Read More

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The Best Plum Crumble Ever

The Best Plum Crumble Ever

Hands down this is the best plum crumble ever.  It's deliciously comforting, inspires a cozy vibe, refined sugar and grain free, but most importantly it's beyond delectable. Get ready for your house to smell scrumptious.  Gather your family and friends around for a fall dinner and serve this bubbling goodness for dessert.  Expect it to deliver up all the cozy ... Read More
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Pickling Naturally : Fermented Beets with Cumin and Basil

Pickling Naturally : Fermented Beets with Cumin and Basil

I know some of you have been eagerly waiting for this recipe!  The process of Pickling Naturally : Fermented Beets with Cumin and Basil tempers beets natural sweetness, adds a pungent flavor enhanced by spices, herbs and natural earthiness.  We've been diving into these jars enjoying the mix of complex flavors that blend so beautifully together. Who would've guessed we'd ... 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

A few tips about pickling… * Use unblemished, cleaned organically grown vegetables. Trim off soft and discolored spots. * Use unrefined sea salt or Kosher salt.  Refined table salt has additives and is too fine and can turn out a saltier pickle. * The chlorine in water can inhibit good bacteria from forming, that’s why filtered water is recommended. * … 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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