Sweets & Desserts

Lots of recipes for sweets or desserts that are all very easy and uncomplicated to make. They are also made with healthy ingredients and often less sugar.

How to make Canned Apple Pie Filling

Canned Apple Pie Filling

This delicious apple pie filling is a great way to preserve apples especially those that lack a bit of flavor or crunch to be eaten raw. Summer is the season for apples. If you have an apple tree in your garden, you may be overwhelmed by the amount of apples. And if you’re “lucky” you …

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Why and How to use Elderflowers

Learn why to use delicious elderflowers in recipes and how to reap the health benefits such as immune boosting and alleviating upper respiratory infections. Every spring I get super excited (just ask my husband …). All of a sudden, all I am seeing are elderflowers. Because they are popping up everywhere here in Northern California. …

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German pretzels

Cast Iron Sourdough Waffles

It doesn’t get better than that: homemade sourdough waffles in a cast iron waffle maker for easy, delicious, and perfect waffles! Do you love cast iron? Are you enjoying the taste and health benefits of sourdough? Today, I am showing how you can very easily make your own homemade sourdough waffles in a cast iron …

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how to make elderberry jam

How to make Elderberry Jam

Elderberry jam is a delicious and healthy spread for toasts or a topping for yoghurt or oatmeal. I love elderberries and every year, I turn them into delicious elderberry jam and juice! Growing up in Germany, my grandparents would drive around in the fall to find elderberry bushes and pick the berries.  They would make …

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