pop tarts

fill the bird feeder

once all summer, and every

other day in fall

source, 6 servings, 385 calories

dough: 2 c white whole wheat flour, 1 t kosher salt, 2/3 c coconut oil, up to 1/2 c cold water; filling: 1 c frozen berries + 1 T chia seeds, microwaved until warm; 2 packets stevia

knead dough, adding water as needed; roll out between wax paper, cut into 6 rectangles, drop filling, fold, seal with fork, poke holes, sprinkle with stevia, bake on silpat on rimmed baking sheet, 375 F, 25 minutes

lemon bars

the meadow goes to

seed and suddenly the bird

feeder is empty

source, 12 servings

crust: 1 1/4 c flour, 1/4 c sugar, 3 T powdered sugar, 1 t lemon zest, 1/4 t sea salt, 10 T cold butter; filling: zest & juice of 5 lemons, 1.5 c sugar, 2 eggs + 3 yolks, 1.5 t cornstarch, pinch sea salt, 4 T butter, 1/4 c olive oil; toppings: flaky salt, powdered sugar

crust: chop together, bake on parchment in a 9×9 pan, 325 F, 30 minutes; filling: boil juice, eggs, sugar, cornstarch, salt 30 seconds or just until thickening; remove from heat, add rest; pour on crust, bake 10 minutes or until just set, chill, slice, add toppings

black & white cookies

black & white cookies

baked minutes before eating

not in plastic wrap

source, 12 servings

cookies: 2 c flour, 1 t powder, 1/2 t salt, 1/4 t soda, 1/3 c whole milk yogurt, 1/3 c whole milk, 2 t vanilla, 1 t lemon peel, 1/2 t almond extract, 1 stick butter, room temperature; 3/4 c + 2 T sugar, 2 eggs; glaze: 2.5 c powdered sugar, 3 T hot water, 1.5 T light corn syrup, 1 t vanilla, pinch salt, 2.5 oz unsweetened melted chocolate + 2.5 T cocoa

cookies: cream butter, sugar; beat in rest; bake on silpat, 375 F, 8-10 minutes, cool; glaze: mix all but chocolate, adding water slowly, frost half of each cookie, add chocolate to remaining glaze, frost other halves

multigrain breakfast cookies

skip baking powder

and only use soda for

a flatter cookie

24 servings, 155 calories

1 c unsweetened vanilla almond milk + 2 T lemon juice, 8 oz unsweetened applesauce, 1 T chia seed, 1 T flax seed, 1 c maple syrup, 1 t sea salt, 1 t powder, 1 t soda, 1 t vanilla, 1/2 c oat flour, 1/2 c almond flour, 1 c bittersweet chocolate chips, 3 c white whole wheat flour

combine in order listed, bake on siplat, 350 F, 22 minutes