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Lower Sugar Lemonade Jelly

Sunshine in a mason jar. The tartness of a cold glass of lemonade, in jelly form. If you love lemon curd, you will love this lighter texture spread! Lower Sugar Lemonade Jelly Ingredients: 2 cups fresh squeezed lemon juice (8 to 10 large heavy lemons) 2 cups water 3 tsp calcium water* 2 cups granulated… Continue reading Lower Sugar Lemonade Jelly

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Lower Sugar Cinnamon Blueberry Jam

There is nothing quite like homemade jam. Nothing from a store will ever be as good. And the bonus is....you can create a jam that has considerably less sugar than normal. You can go as low as ¾ cup of sugar, but I find 2 cups to be about perfect (if making jam with other… Continue reading Lower Sugar Cinnamon Blueberry Jam

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Mushroom & Oat Ground ‘Beef’

While our home isn't vegan, and I have no desire to be again (I was a long time vegan for years), I do enjoy cooking plant based nearly daily. We don't consume a lot of meat, but I had noticed we were eating more of late. I wanted to back down from that, and get… Continue reading Mushroom & Oat Ground ‘Beef’

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Pumpkin Oat Muffins

These hearty spiced pumpkin oat muffins are vegan/plant based/gluten-free. They are not overly sweet, so if you have a sweet tooth, you may want to add in a ¼ cup brown sugar. Pumpkin Oat Muffins Ingredients: 1 cup pumpkin puree ½ cup pure maple syrup ½ cup milk (used unsweetened oat milk) ¼ cup coconut… Continue reading Pumpkin Oat Muffins

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Honey Spiced Apple Butter

Apple butter is to me what Fall is made of. Apple harvesting and spices filling the house. This apple butter is cooked in apple cider, to deepen the flavors and is lightly sweetened with honey. Recipe adapted from Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving. Honey Spiced Apple Butter Ingredients: 6 pounds apples,  peeled, cored &… Continue reading Honey Spiced Apple Butter