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German Chocolate Sauerkraut Cake

This is a traditional recipe with a modern twist. Don’t knock it until you try it as weird as it might seem. It is moist and light. This recipe dates back to the 1950’s so to update it, I have suggested adding either some cinnamon or chili powder as an option as both work well […]

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Pumpkin Sauerkraut Muffins

Pumpkin Sauerkraut Muffins

This may seem like a strange combination but it works surprisingly well. If you are looking for a new way to use sauerkraut, this may be the recipe for you. The sauerkraut adds moisture to the muffin but does not overpower the flavour of the muffin. This makes a great snack loaded with nutrients to […]

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Golosso Biscotti

Golosso Biscuits

Makes 20–25 cookies This is the first recipe my father taught me including the secret tip which was never written in the original recipe. This is a version of biscotti he learned from his family and he made this every Christmas. I am not sure if Golosso is a real Italian word, a dialect word […]

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Chocolate Hazelnut Pots De Creme

Chocolate Hazelnut Pots De Creme

3/4 cup whole milk* 2/3 cup whipping cream* 1/2 tsp pure vanilla 1/2 cup chopped semisweet chocolate or 1/3 cup 70% cocoa solid chocolate 4 eggs** 1/4 cup dark cocoa powder (22/24) 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup (2 oz) halzenuts (filberts) 6 (4-ounce) ramekins or espresso cups Whipping cream, crème fraiche or your favourite ice […]

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Wild Blueberry Peach Pie

Peaches and their cousins, nectarines, are both good sources of lycopene and lutein, which are responsible for the orange, yellow and red pigment colors found in the fruit and its skin. These phytochemicals are especially beneficial in the prevention of heart disease, macular degeneration and cancer. Lycopene is also a powerful anti-inflammatory agent. Peaches are […]

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Gluten free Muffins

Gluten-Free Cranberry Superfood Muffins

Makes 12-14 muffins 3/4 cup brown rice 1/2 cup whole bean  (garbonzo or fava bean flour also works) 1/4 cup grape flour or other high-antioxidant fruit powder such as goji, acai, mangosteen, maqui, blueberry (or it could be a mixed fruit powder)* 1/2 cup sucanat 2/3 cup maple syrup 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 tsp baking […]

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Pumpkin Sticky Toffe Pudding

Pumpkin Sticky Toffee Pudding

Pumpkin Sticky Toffee Pudding For cake: 2/3 cup spelt flour (for gluten-free option use 1/3 cup brown rice flour mixed 1/3 cup whole bean flour) 1 tsp ground chia 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/8 nutmeg 1/8 tsp 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature […]

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Chocolate Almond Treats

This is a simple, easy treat that is ready in 10 minutes (after the dates have been soaked). These treats are small but rich and contain a host of nutrients. The dates and the coconut contain fiber, essential for gut health and healthy elimination. The coconut also contains medium-chain triglycerides, which help boost energy and […]

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Berry Apple Crisp For Two

Berry Apple Crisp

  This is a quick and easy recipe for a delicious warm fruit dessert, perfect for a both cold winter day and an outdoor picnic in summer. It is a great way to eat berries, especially in winter when the fresh berries that are available are not all that tasty. Frozen berries were picked at […]

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Gluten free Wild Blueberry Lime Buckle

Wild Blueberry Lime Buckle (Includes Gluten Free Version)

Here is a simple dessert for August. The buckles can be made ahead of time. Warm before serving and top with crème fraiche, ice cream or whipping cream. Gluten free version is below. Blueberry Lime Buckle Crumble 1/4 cup spelt 1/4 cup kamut flour or organic all-purpose, unbleached flour 1/4 cup unsalted butter, at room […]

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