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How to Make Apple Butter (Vegan, Paleo)

How to Make Apple Butter (Vegan, Paleo)

I love making this slightly sweet, slightly tart, spiced apple butter with seasonal Jonathan apples. It’s so easy in the Instant Pot, whether slow- or pressure-cooked. Here I share how to make apple butter! Every year I look forward to late September or early October […]

Garlic Dijon-Herb Salmon Baked in Parchment

Garlic Dijon-Herb Salmon Baked in Parchment

Bold and savory garlic dijon-herb salmon in parchment bakes up moist and flavorful with a tangy garlicky sauce. Use whatever herbs you have in your garden, as I did! If you want tender, flaky salmon, this is the recipe for you! And you can easily […]

Old Fashioned Slow-Baked Beef Stew – Gluten-free

Old Fashioned Slow-Baked Beef Stew – Gluten-free

Fork-tender beef, savory potatoes and carrots, slow-baked with tomato and herb goodness! All make this old-fashioned beef stew perfect for the cooler evenings that we’re having in early October. Make this for your next company meal!  It’s a quick prep because you simply chop and […]

Roasted Kabocha with Black Sesame 

Roasted Kabocha with Black Sesame 

This simple recipe for roasted kabocha with black sesame makes kabocha squash into a fragrant and scrumptious treat. With just four ingredients, this recipe couldn’t be faster to put together. Tip: Pronounce the word kabocha with the accent on the last syllable to learn what […]

Peach-Raspberry Surprise Smoothie

Peach-Raspberry Surprise Smoothie

This peach-raspberry surprise smoothie is delicious and refreshing! We make it gently layered for a beautiful and easy way to enjoy fresh peaches and tart raspberries. The surprises are the zucchini and hemp seeds that add to the nutrition!  I’d love to say that this […]

Mouthwatering Peach-Plum Cobbler with Almond-Oat Crust, GF, V

Mouthwatering Peach-Plum Cobbler with Almond-Oat Crust, GF, V

This mouthwatering peach-plum cobbler is the best of both stone fruits: sweet peaches and tart plums marry so happily! And this almond-oat-sweet rice flour topping bakes up light and crispy for a wonderful contrast in texture.  I like to eat a few plums raw each […]

How to Make Vanilla Extract 

How to Make Vanilla Extract 

With only two ingredients, and a mix-and-wait process, this is one of the easiest recipes you may ever try. You and your whole house will smell like vanilla, and you might save money.  I haven’t bought vanilla extract in a while because of the cost. […]

Almond-Flour Biscuits – 5-Ingredient

Almond-Flour Biscuits – 5-Ingredient

Can a gluten-free almond-flour biscuit be light and flavorful? Yes, and not only that, but they’re easy enough to mix together in just a few minutes. They go with sweet and savory dishes alike. The glycemic index is relatively low compared with a baking-mix biscuit, […]

Slow-Cooker Peach Butter – 3 ingredient

Slow-Cooker Peach Butter – 3 ingredient

Keep it simple, sweetie, is the motto for this slow-cooker peach butter. Simmer the peaches lovingly with a little coconut sugar and a touch of lemon juice. Leave out strong spices that would overpower the distinctive flavor and aroma of the peaches. Puree with a […]

Red Beans and Rice 2 ways – Gluten and dairy free

Red Beans and Rice 2 ways – Gluten and dairy free

Red beans and rice 2 ways, slow-cooked in a dutch oven is a spicy, flavorful, classic Cajun dish with tender beans and a rich vegetable base. Make it 2 ways by adding a favorite meat protein toward the end! It’ll take you right to Louisiana. […]