Learn how to make homemade chocolate with this easy recipe. These chocolate hearts are naturally flavored with orange and salt, making each bite melt in your mouth.[Read more…] about How to Make Homemade Chocolate & Flavor Variations
Learn how to make sourdough pie crust that is buttery and flakey and perfect for your apple pie. This recipe took me several tries to perfect, because I wanted to make pies with our sourdough starter. We have gotten so good at this now that we throw just about any fruit in the dutch oven and get the pie crust ready![Read more…] about How to Make Sourdough Pie Crust Best Flakey Pie Crust
Learn how to make fresh blackberry pie for a sweet and sour, juicy dessert that is best topped with homemade whip. Ah, fall is here!Read more
It was a quiet day on the homestead today and I finally got to cut all the apples up that we picked a few weekends ago. They don’t last as long as store-bought apples so you really have to cut them up and use them, or freeze them for later. I hope my family doesn’t get tired of apple pie, because this is one of my favorite recipes to make! Learn how to make this homemade apple pie recipe naturally sweetened with honey.[Read more…] about Homemade Apple Pie Recipe Naturally Sweetened
Learn how to make deliciously soft & chewy gluten free cookies with carob chips with this easy recipe. Carob chips are in the chocolate family, only they are packed full of healthy nutrients and they are lower in sugar and have no caffeine. A tasty and healthier version of regular chocolate chips, carob has been a family favorite since I was a little girl![Read more…] about Gluten Free Cookies Recipe with Carob Chips
John’s mom’s side of the family is straight from Italy, and apparently pizzelles are a staple in their household. Pizzelles are basically thin little waffle-like cookies that are served as desserts, appetizers, or in our case just a healthy snack. And because you know I love using my sourdough starter, I decided to make a recipe for sourdough pizzelles that were all natural and sweetened only with maple sugar. Oh, the beauty of sourdough![Read more…] about How to Make Sourdough Pizzelles
We’re getting in the Christmas spirit over here and every year I make sweet chewy lemon bars for Christmas morning breakfast. I love that these are so sweet and lemon-y, as they use lemon zest and a whole cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice! Make these lemon bars to enjoy on Christmas morning and your family will be so pleased!
For past several years I have made these lemon bars for Christmas morning. In fact, these were one of the first recipes I learned how to make way back in the day. Something about the taste of lemon in the morning makes these sure taste healthy and refreshing, even if they do have sugar in them! But we like to eat these on Christmas morning alongside a hearty egg, sausage, and cheese casserole dish, so that we can enjoy opening presents all morning long. If you like lemons and you like dessert for breakfast, you will love these![Read more…] about How to Make Sweet Chewy Lemon Bars
It’s pie season! We are making breakfast pumpkin pie, sweetened only with coconut milk and spices, that is so healthy it can be made for breakfast, lunch, or a snack. What I love about this recipe is that is uses a real pumpkin, so it’s more like a pumpkin meal than a dessert pie. And pumpkin is so good for you too! This no sugar added pumpkin pie is fun to make and is one of the best ways to go farm-to-table this year. Don’t forget pumpkins are in season for a long time, so enjoy this dish well into the holidays!
Have you ever started to make something and then realized part way through that you’re missing one, two, or more of the ingredients? That ALWAYS happens to me. But I’ve actually realized that that is how the best recipes are born. When you don’t have the right flour, or enough eggs, or you want to sub out the sugared syrup. In walks this healthy breakfast pumpkin pie!
Recently we have been doing everything in our control to eliminate canned goods, processed sugars, and anything involving plastic or artificial ingredients. This isn’t always possible, and it takes time to do completely, but you’ve got to start somewhere. When I started making pies like this one, I realized that you can make a sugar-free BPA-free and totally farm-to-table dessert item – and have it be even better than the original!
In this blog post I share how to cut, gut, and roast a pumpkin, how to make a pie crust from scratch, and how to make this delicious breakfast pumpkin pie. I also made video tutorial and a printable recipe card. Enjoy![Read more…] about How to Make Breakfast Pumpkin Pie Naturally Sweetened