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Recipe Collection: Whole Grain Lemon Bars

By | January 8, 2013

Daily Tip: Re-purpose items you already have to keep costs down. By Sara Shay, Contributing Writer Lemon bars have always been a special treat.  Refreshing, tart and just plain yummy.  You know how sometimes you just can’t wait to bite into what you’ve just made?  A few years ago I discovered how good warm lemon bars Read More

Recipe Collection: Soaked Apple Crisp

By | September 27, 2012

This is one of our favorite, quick, healthy breakfasts.  Really, breakfast!  Low- sugar, apples, soaked whole grains…what’s not to love?  Even better if you can serve it with a little real whipped cream or coconut cream.  Since I have my own apple pie filling canned, it takes five minutes at night to mix the ingredients Read More

Recipe Collection: Apple Pie Filling

By | September 20, 2012

I made apple pie filling two years ago in an entirely different way and I can no longer remember how.  I do remember I used honey instead of sucanat and that it wasn’t quite sweet enough.  I had only made about 10 pints, but it took us two years to eat them all.  Last year we Read More

Recipe Collection: Ginger-Peach Crisp

By | August 18, 2011

Peaches are plentiful this time of year.  Combining them with ginger makes a sophisticated, delicate, and delicious dessert — and very simple, too! Ingredients: 2 – 3 large peaches, thinly sliced (peeled if desired) 3 tbsp. butter 2 tbsp. honey 1 tsp. freshly ground ginger 2/3 c. almond flour (or sprouted flour) ¼ tsp. cinnamon Read More

Recipe Collection: Apple Crisp

By | October 7, 2010

**This post has been entered in Pennywise Platters Thursday at The Nourishing Gourmet!** It’s fall, it’s apple season…so why not make lots of yummy apple foods?  I know I am over here!  Apple crisp has always been a favorite, but growing up it was a can of apple pie filling topped with white flour, brown Read More

Recipe Collection: Homemade Pop-Tart Attempt….

By | September 23, 2010

Why, you ask, would anyone want to make homemade pop-tarts?  Those are fake, factory foods filled with junk.  Yes, they are.  But the inspiration from pop-tarts was originally miniature pies or tarts made from pie ingredients.  It’s just pie crust and pie filling.  Pie was originally a breakfast food (probably why people still think Pop-tarts are, despite their ridiculous un-healthiness) because it contained very little sugar and a lot of fruit.  Think about pumpkin pie, apple pie, fresh berry pies…they weren’t quite like they are today!

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