Natural Condiments & Sauces

Sauces and condiments can make or break a dish. Fortunately, they can also be good for you! Let us dive in to the best healthy and delicious additions for your foods.

  • This recipe for homemade chocolate spread has allergy-friendly options! With no refined sugar or additives, it's a healthy and delicious snack.

Recipe: Homemade Chocolate Spread

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Creamy, chocolatey hazelnut spread on a croissant...does it get any better than this? Actually, I have to admit...I really don't remember exactly what that tasted [...]

  • Homemade powdered sugar is super easy to make, and if you choose a quality sweetener it's also a lot better for you. Learn how to make it!

Recipe: Homemade Powdered Sugar

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When we made the switch over to real food and real sweeteners, I thought my day of using powdered sugar were over. I mean, nothing [...]

  • These delicious juicer pulp whipped cream cheese spreads can be made without a juicer, too. Choose vegetable or berry, great on a bagel or apple slices!

Recipe: Juicer Pulp Whipped Cream Cheese

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What could be better than making your own, homemade vegetable or berry cream cheese? Making it with the leftover pulp from your juicer, of course! [...]

  • Got green tomatoes? Put them to good use in this healthy, lacto-fermented green tomato salsa packed full of beneficial probiotics and enzymes.

Recipe: Lacto-Fermented Green Tomato Salsa

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One thing I can always rely on is that when the frost starts to fall, I'll still have a ton of green tomatoes in my [...]

  • It's easy to make naturally fermented garlic dill pickles! Skip the hot stove and keep all the cucumber's nutrients plus healthy probiotics. Delicious!

Recipe: Naturally Fermented Garlic Dill Pickles

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When I was a kid, my favorite place to go with my dad wasn't the ice cream parlor. It wasn't the candy store, or even [...]

  • Make homemade yogurt using organic pasteurized or raw milk. It's quick, easy and so good for you!

Recipe: Homemade Yogurt

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Homemade yogurt is a favorite at our house. We often eat it for breakfast or lunch, and it's a great addition to sauces and salad [...]

  • Basil and sun dried tomato, Jalapeno and Chili, or Garlic Aioli...these dressed up mayonnaise spreads are easy to make and spice up any sandwich!

Recipe: Dressed up Mayonnaise

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Want a fast way to spice up a boring sandwich? Dressed up mayonnaise is an easy way to take a typical turkey sandwich to a [...]

  • How to can your own fresh, organic peaches in fruit juice instead of syrup.

Recipe: Peaches Canned in Fruit Juice

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Have you ever tried canning fresh fruits and vegetables at home? It can seem daunting at first, but once you make a couple of batches [...]

  • Make your own low sugar raspberry jam! Recipe includes instructions for non GMO pectin, homemade pectin, or no pectin. You'll never go back to store bought!

Recipe: Low Sugar Raspberry Jam

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In this crazy, fast-paced, fast food world, it's sometimes nice to take the long way 'round. It's so easy to not think about where our [...]

  • Love ketchup, but not corn syrup? Homemade fermented ketchup is a delicious source of probiotics, lycopene, vitamin C and iron. An easy to make kid pleaser!

Recipe: Homemade Fermented Ketchup

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Over the years I've noticed that little kids will put ketchup on just about anything. I've seen kids dip broccoli in ketchup, smother their scrambled [...]

  • Getting creative with the Kraut, basic recipe and variations for raw lacto-fermented sauerkraut

Sauerkraut Recipe: Getting Creative with the Kraut

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Ah, sauerkraut.  That delightfully pungent product of weeks (sometimes even months) of lacto-fermentation.  People either love it or they hate it.  For those in the [...]

  • How to make crisp, tangy naturally fermented sauerkraut...and why you should try fermented foods!

Recipe: Naturally Fermented Sauerkraut

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Naturally fermented foods are such a wonderful addition to a real-food diet! There are so many benefits to eating foods that have been fermented. Food [...]

  • Have your fries, and eat them too! Healthy, crisp-baked french fries. So good!

Recipe: Crispy Oven Baked French Fries

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Crisp, hot, salty, healthy french fries....yep, I just used all those words in one sentence! When you think of "fries," you don't normally think of [...]

Recipe: Cherry Compote over Goat Cheese

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One of the best things about summer is that wonderful, fresh organic fruit literally grows on trees! Fruit trees are such a great investment. Although [...]

  • Tasty hummus with Greek olives and roasted red peppers is easy to make, and full of fiber, protein and iron. A delicious powerhouse of nutrients on a chip!

Recipe: Hummus with Greek Olives and Roasted Red Peppers

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Hummus is one of my very favorite appetizers. Served with carrots or delicious homemade sprouted tortilla chips, hummus is a savory and nutritious treat! It [...]

  • Just 3 healthy ingredients go in this amazing chocolate ice cream shell! Pours on and hardens over ice cream.

Recipe: Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream Shell

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Here's a recipe that you've really got to see to believe. A rich, dark chocolate ice cream topping that magically turns into a crunchy candy [...]

  • Make your own sweet-and-savory BBQ sauce! No corn syrup or additives, just sticky, spicy goodness.

Recipe: Homemade BBQ Sauce

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It's finally here...barbecue season! Grilled chicken, ribs, and marinated veggies are on the menu all summer long. One of my favorite flavors is sweet and [...]

  • Try this savory ranch dip made with organic Greek yogurt!

Recipe: Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip

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Who doesn't love a nice snack of munchies and dip? My kids love to dip carrots and celery into ranch, and it's great on salad [...]

  • Enjoy pita bread again with this easy gluten free recipe!

Recipe: Gluten Free Pita Bread

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When I stopped eating gluten nearly 10 years ago, one of the things I thought I'd never eat again was pita bread. Not that pita [...]

  • Make your own delicious cream cheese using healthy yogurt!

Recipe: Yogurt Cream Cheese

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I love cream cheese! It's rich and creamy, and tastes great on anything from bagels to crackers.  It's a fabulous addition to desserts and appetizers, [...]