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The Healthy Bread – How To Bake Fermented Levain Bread

By Fredrica Syren: A couple of years ago my new years resolution was to start baking more bread and one of my favorite bread to eat is levain sourdough bread. Sourdough is hyped in Sweden where I’m from, and you find many versions of it everywhere – in restaurants, stores …

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Amazing Applesauce Replacement for Eggs 

By Larraine Roulston: After penning the article on free range eggs, I discovered that applesauce is also a great egg replacement in cake recipes. In the past, I had used only the tablespoon of ground flax seed with water as an egg replacer, which works well in oatmeal cookies; however, once …

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Sesame & Sunflower Seed Crackers

By Fredrica Syren: I love making my own crackers because they are healthier, pretty easy to make and cheaper. These taste so good as a snack, with a cup of tea, or a smoothie. 2 cups spelt flour; save some for the kneading 1/2 cup all-purpose white flour 3/4 cup sunflower …

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Peanut and Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Fredrica Syren: Oh, how I love summer break. Long days outside, lots of fun, sleeping in. And picnics. Of course no picnic is complete without cookies, and one of our favorite cookie recipes is this one. It has the perfect balance of salt from the peanuts and sweetness from …

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Is Silicone Bakeware Safe?

By Kim Robson: Recently I’ve been seeing a lot of silicone bakeware products on the market. The advantage of silicone bakeware is that it’s nonstick and easy to clean, at least more so than other traditional types of bakeware. Muffin cups, bread pans, baking mats and egg poachers are among …

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Gluten-free and Vegan Banana Muffins

By Fredrica Syren:  Between my husband’s being gluten and lactose intolerant and my being vegan, baking surely is a challenge. Challenging but not impossible☺ During the cold season, I like to make muffins for the kids to eat when we’re outside, and these banana muffins are perfect for that. They …

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