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Pomegranate Honey (fermented)

  Honey ferments were my treasured discovery of 2014.  I continue to be inspired by the medicinal quality of garlic in honey and the deliciousness of the fruit ferments.  Having noshed through my jars of blueberries and peaches way too … Continue reading

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The Best Pumpkin or Apple Preserves

Last year I became obsessed with pumpkin and apple butters.  If you follow the blog, you may have noticed my main theme of the year is fermenting any and everything.  I wanted to take my beloved butters and add additional health benefits … Continue reading

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Raw Tomato Basil Marinara Sauce (lacto-fermented)

I have been so in love with my fermented salsa recipe that I wanted to apply the same principle to an Italian style sauce. If you are new to fermenting this is a perfect recipe to start your family with as it … Continue reading

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Peaches Preserved in Honey (lacto-fermented)

I was recently gifted a case of beautiful, organic peaches.  After eating many (oh my goodness…so many!) each day, I had some that I needed to preserve. Traditional recipes for canning peaches call for large amounts of refined sugar to make … Continue reading

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The Best Vegan (or not) Blueberry Scones

These little treats are so easy to throw together when you are craving something comforting and sweet.  They taste incredible with a slightly crunchy crust and a soft, warm center.  Yum, give your belly a nice big hug with these scones. … Continue reading

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Fermented Salsa (Pico De Gallo)

MMM…salsa!  Can your salsa make you sexier?….Mine can.  Fermenting the salsa adds all of the health benefits listed here, and here, as well as improving the flavour.  Because it is fermented, any foods that you eat along side it will digest more … Continue reading

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Living Blueberry Cheesecakes (single serving)

I have been working through my jar of fermented blueberry honey and have been drizzling it over any and everything lately.  I love the flavour and the gentle sweetness.  I had the idea to create a cheesecake using the honey … Continue reading

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“Real” Pickles

I call these “real” pickles because this is the old-school, traditional way pickles were made for hundreds of years-  cucumbers, seasonings, and salt brine. Because we are making our pickles this way (rather than using vinegar which kills off the good bacteria … Continue reading

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Honey Garlic (fermented)

This recipe has both culinary and medicinal uses.  I discovered it last year and, due to its effectiveness, will making it every year forward.  This recipe is a powerful home remedy for cold and flu season.  It will knock a … Continue reading

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Blueberries Preserved in Honey (lacto-fermented)

  The little city that I live in is the “berry capital of the world”.  Needless to say, I spend most of my summers devouring many pounds of these little gems.  I am always looking for new ways to preserve them … Continue reading

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