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
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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
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
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
**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
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!