maple & sea salt sourdough

arrowroot starch &

tapioca starch make for

an easier braid

10 servings, 150 calories

1 c wheat chef, 1/2 t sea salt, 2 T namaste egg replacer, 1 c water, 2 c white whole wheat flour; toppings: more sea salt, maple syrup, canola oil

stir, rest 1 hour; fold, rest 2 hours; fold, rest 10 hours; fold, rest 12 hours; form braid on lightly-oiled silpat-covered stone, add toppings, stand 3 hours uncovered; place in cold oven set to 400 F, 45 minutes; rests: covered, room temperature; folds: 8x

pecan & hazelnut truffles

freeze the filling for

10 minutes whenever it

gets hard to work with

8 servings

1 c pecans+1/2 c hazelnuts+1/2 c maple syrup+pinch sea salt+1/4 c sugar; 1 t cream of tartar+1/3 c flour; 10 oz melted semisweet chocolate

blend nut mixture, stir in flour mixture, make balls with floured hands on floured wax paper, dip in chocolate

vanilla & cinnamon yogurt cake with maple buttercream

when the fox comes by

in broad daylight it’s time to

lock up the chickens

previous version, 12 servings, 235 calories unfrosted

2 c plain full fat yogurt, 1 c sugar, 2 t cinnamon, 2 t vanilla, 1 t sea salt, 2 t powder, 1/2 c canola oil, 2 eggs, 1 c white whole wheat flour; frosting: 2 sticks soft vegan butter+1/2 c maple syrup+2 t vanilla+1 c powdered sugar+2 t cream of tartar

mix, bake in greased pie dish, 350 F, 70 minutes, cool & frost

skillet sourdough soda bread

mix everything but

the flour & the batter

will foam beautifully

12 servings, 335 calories

scant 1/2 c elmhurst milked cashews+2 t cider vinegar; 1 c wheat chef, 5 eggs, 1/2 t sea salt, 2 t soda, 1 c sugar, 2 c raisins, 3 c white whole wheat flour

mix, bake in parchment-lined cast-iron pan, 375 F, 45 minutes

mushroom & thyme beans & greens bowl

an oyster mushroom

sauteed with thyme until it

smells like last autumn

source, 1 serving, 350 calories

1 large quartered oyster mushroom+2 t dried thyme+pinch sea salt; 2 T lemon juice, 1 c cooked spinach, 1 c cooked alubia blanca beans

brown mushroom mixture in lightly greased pan, add lemon; serve over beans & spinach, top with sriracha & herbs

poppy seed chocolate chip cookies

the same day as last

year the big fox crosses the

snow covered back field

24 servings, 170 calories

1/4 c poppy seeds, 1 bag lily’s stevia-sweetened chocolate chips, 1 t soda, 1 T vanilla, 1/2 t sea salt, 1/2 c namaste egg replacer, 1/2 c olive oil, 10 packets stevia, 3 3/4 c white whole wheat flour, 1.5 c elmhurst milked cashews

mix, place balls on silpat-covered stone, 350 F, 25 minutes