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Fermented Cilantro Chimichurri

From start to finish, fermented cilantro chimichurri takes literally 3 minutes of hands-on time. Then, ferment it for a probiotic boost of flavor for grilled meats, guacamole, and tacos!

Dairy-Free Instant Pot Queso {nourishing & budget-friendly!}

I know my Texan food groups really, really well. And chips and queso are in a category all on their own! But what if you can’t have dairy? Life’s too short to live without queso! So, I created this Dairy-Free Instant Pot Queso that’s super nourishing, allergy-friendly, and so budget-friendly! Even my kids said it tastes like the real thing!

Toasted Coconut Butter (aka No-Peanut Butter)

Purely by accident, I discovered that toasting then blending coconut results in a smooth, creamy No-Peanut Butter! It’s taste and color are soooo peanut butter-y, yet there’s not a peanut in sight! It costs me a measly $2.13 to make 3/4 of a cup, so it’s a frugal, nut-free, Paleo no-nut butter option!

Creamy Probiotic Ranch Dressing

Do you have some plain yogurt in your fridge and a few herbs and spices in your pantry? If so, you have everything you need to make a quick probiotic ranch dressing! You’ll throw the packets of ranch dressing mix in the trash after you taste this dressing.

How To Make Wild Violet Simple Syrup

One section of our northern Minnesota yard is almost covered in wild violets! Making wild violet simple syrup is super easy, and it’s a great way to use up these lovely little flowers if you have them in your yard! Plus wild violets are loaded with antioxidants and Vitamin C. So for gourmands and foragers alike, a wild violet simple syrup is a truly special, seasonal, and local treat!

How To Sprout Chickpeas & Cook Them In The Instant Pot + Sprouted Hummus With Kale & Chives

To buy kale hummus at my health food store, I had to shell out $1 per ounce! Or, I could make it myself, at home. Sprouted chickpeas take this hummus up a notch and make it nourishing and super digestible. The addition of steamed kale and fresh chives gives this sprouted hummus a powerful punch of greens for the perfect appetizer or snack!

Easy 3-Minute Pizza Sauce (sugar-free!)

When my family and I have a hankering for homemade pizza, we don’t grab a can of pizza sauce… because, sugar. It’s in all the store-bought sauces! But…in 3 minutes, I can whip up an easy sugar-free pizza sauce to avoid refined sugar and save money! This is a nourishing, frugal option!

Grain-Free Sesame Orange Chicken

When you want healthy Asian food without processed soy, MSG, and refined carbs, you have to make it yourself. This Grain-Free Sesame Orange Chicken is naturally Paleo, and can be low-carb and/or sugar-free with a few tweaks! It’s also dairy-free, gluten-free, and egg-free!

Easy Peasy Homemade Marinara Sauce {with or without meat}

There’s just something about opening a can of spaghetti sauce… Said no one ever. Every household needs a recipe for homemade marinara sauce because it’s such a staple ingredient in many of our Italian-American dishes, such as spaghetti and lasagna. And nothing out of a can or a jar even comes close to tasting as delicious as what you can make in your own kitchen. Can I get an amen?

Dairy-Free Maple, Cinnamon, & Orange Spread

This Dairy-Free Maple, Cinnamon, and Orange Spread captures Fall’s favorite flavors! Use it as a glaze for grain-free cakes, as a spread on toast, as a fruit dip for apples and pears, or drizzle it over some healthy muffins!