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  • Pan-roasted savory Brussels sprouts with pine nuts, a hint of balsamic vinegar and a little organic cream will make you re-think Brussels sprouts entirely!

Recipe: Savory Brussels Sprouts with Pine Nuts

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My youngest daughter tells me that her friends look at her funny when she tells them her favorite vegetable is Brussels sprouts. Brussels sprouts have [...]

  • This gluten free sausage and apple stuffing is a healthier alternative to traditional dressing. The apples are subtle, but make it so savory and moist.

Recipe: Gluten Free Sausage and Apple Stuffing

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Thanksgiving is full of wonderful food traditions! But when you go gluten free (especially those first few years) the holidays can trigger feelings of loss [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • This recipe for roasted mini peppers is so easy, you'll have plenty of savory-sweet peppers for your eggs, pasta, salsa and baked chicken in no time!

Recipe: Roasted Mini Peppers

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What is it about a roasted vegetable that makes it taste so good? Raw veggies are great, and so are sauteed. But when you roast [...]

  • These hummus cucumber boats are as fun as they are delicious!

Recipe: Hummus in Cucumber Boats

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With the new year, many of us have made resolutions to eat healthier. One of the things I've discovered on my journey to better eating [...]

  • This roasted garlic broccoli with pine nuts is amazing! Make it tonight.

Recipe: Garlic Roasted Broccoli with Pine Nuts

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My kids have always adored broccoli. I know it might be a strange thing to say, but when they were tiny they just couldn't get [...]

  • It's easy to make homemade cranberry orange sauce! Try this delicious and healthy recipe for your holiday meal.

Recipe: Homemade Cranberry Sauce with Orange

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Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays! I come from a family of foodies, and it's so much fun when we get together and cook [...]

  • It's easy to dehydrate fresh, organic pears...they make a wonderful and healthy snack!

Recipe: Simple Dehydrated Pear Slices

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I love dehydrated fruit! It's so sweet and chewy, and it's wonderfully portable...great for sack lunches or snacks when you're hiking. It's also a great [...]

  • Tangy naturally fermented pickled grape leaves for your Mediterranean recipes, soups and stews!

Recipe: Naturally Fermented Pickled Grape Leaves

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Grape leaves...some of you are probably scratching your heads right now, thinking "hey, aren't you fermenting the wrong part of the vine?" Hang in there [...]

  • This naturally fermented pickled vegetable medley is easy to make, and so good for you!

Recipe: Naturally Fermented Pickled Vegetable Medley

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Have you read lately about the benefits of naturally fermented foods? Not only are the probiotics in these foods excellent for the health of your [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • These gluten free blueberry apple oatmeal muffins have a moist, tender crumb and make a delicious breakfast!

Recipe: Gluten Free Blueberry Apple Oatmeal Muffins

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School mornings can be rough! Between getting the kids up, getting everyone dressed, and gathering up books, pencils, lunches, and backpacks, it can be a [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Kale and quinoa patties make a great main dish, a fantastic side, or a yummy addition to lunchboxes.

Recipe: Kale Quinoa Patties

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Ready for a delicious recipe that's full of protein, fiber, and vitamins? These Kale Quinoa Patties are delicious as a snack or as a main [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Cauliflower takes center stage when you make spicy whole roasted cauliflower. Delicious and fun!

Recipe: Spicy Whole Roasted Cauliflower

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Roasted cauliflower is so yummy. There are so many great recipes out there for cauliflower! It really is one of the most versatile vegetables out [...]

  • Try this chickpea salad with tomatoes and feta, tossed with a creamy balsamic dressing!

Recipe: Chickpea Salad with Tomatoes and Feta

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Chickpeas are such a healthy, delicious food! I'm always looking for ways to add a few extra chickpeas to our diet. In fact, I've been [...]

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 [...]

  • Cowboy Caviar: A delicious medley of avocado, fresh tomato, corn and black eyed peas!

Recipe: Cowboy Caviar

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As a native Montanan, I admit to having a fondness for cowboys. Caviar? Maybe not so much. But the great news is, there are neither [...]

  • These cookies are a healthy but cute addition to your Fourth-of-July celebration!

Recipe: Fourth of July Fruit Cookies

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Here's a fresh, sweet, and healthy way to celebrate July 4th! Fourth of July fruit cookies are an easy and fun dessert, a perfect treat [...]