MAPLE CARAMEL APPLE TART

Maple Caramel Apple Tart

Gluten-free with a dense almond flour crust, this tart is well suited to fall and winter fruits. It tastes best served shortly after cooking, so plan accordingly. Serves 8 Recipe by Jeannette Bessinger, CHHC, and Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS Almond Crust 2½ cups blanched almond flour (such as Honeyville) 2½ Tbs. salted pastured butter, room […]  Read More

SAVORY SWEET POTATO BALLS

Savory Sweet Potato Balls

These morsels make a nice appetizer at a holiday party, and the balls also go very well with eggs and turkey sausage for brunch. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Going Against the Grain Group, Tucson, Ariz.   Makes 28 balls 1½ lb. sweet potatoes (about 2 medium), peeled and cut into small chunks 2 […]  Read More

HAWAIIAN SPIRULINA TRAIL MIX BARS

Hawaiian Spirulina Trail Mix Bars

Makes about 12 bars ½ cup raw almonds 1 cup chopped dates ¼ cup shredded coconut ¼ cup pumpkin seeds ½ cup dried fruit, roughly chopped ¼ cup sunflower seeds 1 tsp. Hawaiian spirulina powder Put all ingredients in food processor, and pulse 30 seconds. Roll mixture into ball and spread into 8 X 8-inch […]  Read More

SUPERFOOD VIRGIN MARGARITA

Concentrated health benefits are accompanied by a margarita-style tartness in this tasty beverage. Makes 2 16-oz. servings 3 cups (packed) chopped baby bok choy 2½ cups coconut ice (coconut water frozen in ice-cube trays) ½ tsp. fresh lemon zest ¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice ½ tsp. Hawaiian spirulina powder 1 cup coconut water Sweetener […]  Read More

PAWSOME PUMPKIN CRANBERRY TREATS

Recipe by Wendy Fujita, Pawsome Healthy Pet Treats pawsomehealthypettreats.com These gluten-free treats for dogs are a fun and healthy way for Fido to enjoy the festivities. 1 ¼ cup buckwheat or rice flour ⅔ cup organic pumpkin ¼ cup honey ⅓ cup chopped dried cranberries 1–2 farm-fresh eggs (depending on the size) 1 tsp. cinnamon […]  Read More

KITTY HOLIDAY LIVER TREATS

Recipe by Glenn and Colleen Kumm, Healthy Pet Bakery Shop, healthypetbakeryshop.com Your cat will love these tasty “cookies.” Wrap them in cellophane and holiday ribbon for a cute kitty gift. ½ cup chicken livers (fully cooked) ¼ cup water 1 ¼ cups organic oat flour ¼ cup organic mashed (cooked) carrots 1 Tbs. butter Combine […]  Read More

CINNAMON HOLIDAY DOG BISCUITS

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Recipe by Glenn and Colleen Kumm, Healthy Pet Bakery Shop, healthypetbakeryshop.com These crunchy biscuits are lightly spiced with cinnamon. 2 cups fresh organic sweet potato 1 organic egg ½ cup organic oats 3 cups organic oat flour 3 Tbs. organic peanut butter ½ tsp. cinnamon ½ tsp. salt  Preheat oven to 350˚F. Peel and cube […]  Read More

ORIGINAL LIP SMACKER’S COOKIE

Recipe by Wendy Nan Rees This “people cookie made for dogs” is sure to get tails wagging. 3 cups whole wheat flour (or substitute 1 ½ cups of kibble flour for 1 ½ cups of whole wheat flour) 1 cup yellow corn meal 1 cup rolled oats ⅔ cup powdered nonfat dry milk 1 ½ cups […]  Read More

BLENDER BREAKFAST WHIRL

Blender Breakfast Whirl and Bloody Delicious

Start your day off right with this quick and easy concoction. You can peel the apple if you like, but you’ll retain more of the nutrients if you don’t. Serves 1 1 sweet-crisp organic apple, such as Pink Lady, cored and chopped 1 handful sorrel leaves, ribs removed and leaves shredded 1/2 cup chopped organic […]  Read More

BLOODY DELICIOUS

Blender Breakfast Whirl and Bloody Delicious

A high-calorie indulgent treat, this delicious concoction requires a citrus juicer, a juicing machine, and a blender.  Serves 1 4 large blood oranges, halved 1/2 medium ruby beet, halved 1/2 medium golden beet, halved 1/4 cup blackberries 1/4 cup raspberries 1 Tbs. Meyer (or regular) lemon juice 1/2 Tbs. organic honey Juice oranges. Juice beets. […]  Read More