Swedish Almond Anise Rusks

This is a particularly Swedish treat which we enjoy at Fika (Swedish teatime). A rusk is a twice-baked, crisp cookie, like the biscotti but shorter in length. I developed this recipe in honor of my husband's Grandma Mae, who was of entirely Swedish heritage. Her almond rusks were one of her oft-made, most-loved recipes among her [...]

Baked Steel Cut Honey Apple Oatmeal

Baked Steel Cut Honey Apple Oatmeal *You will need to soak your oats overnight for this recipe. 1.5 cups dry steel cut oats (I used Bob's Red Mill gluten free) 2 eggs 3/4 cup canned full fat coconut milk 3/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 cup raw honey 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 teaspoons [...]

Blueberry Zucchini Mini Muffins

Blueberry Zucchini Mini Muffins 1 1/3 cup Pamela's Gluten Free Bread Mix 1/4 cup Wellbee's super fine almond flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/4 cup + 1/8 cup raw honey, Lakanto, or 2 Tbl Super Sweet Blend 2 eggs (or flax seed slurry*) 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar [...]

Fresh Zucchini Noodles with Crispy Garlic Fava Beans and Pesto

Fresh Zucchini Noodles with Crispy Garlic Fava Beans and Pesto 1 small zucchini, noodled* 1/4 cup fresh pesto** 1/2-3/4 cup cooked fava beans (aka large butter beans) 1 small clove fresh garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon avocado oil 1 teaspoon butter *For how to make zucchini noodles, go here. You will need a spiral slicer. Any [...]

Strawberry Fig Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Strawberry-Fig Thumbprint Cookies For the Jam: 1 pint fresh strawberries 8 fresh figs 1 teaspoon Super Sweet Blend or 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons water zest and juice of 1 lemon dash of salt 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon fig balsamic vinegar (plain balsamic vinegar works too) De-stem and quarter both the strawberries and the figs. [...]

Zettucine with Basil Sage Pesto

For this recipe, you will need this spiral slicer.  Alternatively, use regular pasta instead of zucchini noodles. Zettucine with Basil Sage Pesto 2 large zucchini 2 cups fresh basil 10-12 fresh sage leaves 2 cloves fresh garlic 1/2 teaspoon himalayan salt fresh ground pepper 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted zest + juice of 1 lemon 1/2 [...]

Barbecue Salmon Burgers + Joe’s BBQ Sauce

Barbecue Salmon Burgers 2 pounds fresh wild salmon, de-boned 1/4 white onion 1 garlic clove 1/2 cup joe's barbecue sauce (recipe below) 1 egg 1/4 cup ground oats 1/2 teaspoon himalayan salt fresh ground pepper 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 small serrano or jalepeno pepper, de-seeded and finely diced 1/2 [...]

Smoky Slow-Cooker Beans

Smoky Slow-Cooker Beans 1.5 cups dried black beans, soaked overnight 1 cup dried kidney beans, soaked overnight 4 cups chicken stock (or water) 4 large garlic cloves, crushed (or 2 teaspoons garlic powder) 1 white onion, peeled and quartered (or 1.5 teaspoons onion powder) 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon chipotle [...]