Food & Ferment
Welcome to the Food & Ferment page! Use the drop down menu to browse sub-categories of your interest - such as sourdough, kombucha, fermented foods, or just regular old "recipes". The things you will find here, like us, are 100% vegetarian but not entirely vegan - but I try to include vegan variations. Happy eating!
Healthy Sourdough Pumpkin Spice Bread Recipe (or Muffins)
You're going to love our healthy sourdough pumpkin spice bread! It's soft, fluffy, mildly sweet, perfectly spiced, and oh-so-delicious. Made with whole wheat pastry flour, ample pumpkin, and no refined sugar, it's more nutritious than other sweet breads!
6 Ways to Use Sourdough Starter Discard – not just baking!
Feeding and discarding sourdough starter can feel wasteful. So let’s talk about ways to reduce waste and use discarded sourdough starter - and not just by cooking with it! For example, did you know you can dehydrate or compost starter?
How to Make Tomato Powder (Fresh Tomatoes or Skins)
Come learn how to make homemade tomato powder using fresh tomatoes or saved tomato skins. Bonus: it doubles as tomato paste, just add water! This is a fun and easy way to preserve tomatoes, and adds flavor and color to soups,…
Easy Tzatziki Sauce Recipe (Cucumber Yogurt Dip)
Come learn how to make classic tzatziki sauce with yogurt, cucumber and herbs. It's bright and refreshing, quick and easy to make, and compliments a wide variety of meals - including falafel, pita bread, veggies, burgers, wraps and more!
13 Ways to Preserve Tomatoes: Recipes to Freeze, Can, and More
Come get inspired with 13 different ways to preserve tomatoes, including recipes for canning, freezing, dehydrating, sauce, salsa, soup and more. Some options are quick and easy, others take a little more time or energy, but they're all delicious and worthwhile!
How to Safely Make Sun Tea With Fresh or Dry Herbs
Mint. Lemon verbena. Chamomile. Pineapple sage. Doesn't that sound refreshing? Come learn how to safely make sun tea using fresh or dried herbs, including the best herbs to use, important safety precautions, good brewing practices, and other commonly asked questions.
Simple Low Sugar Apricot Jam with Lemon Juice (No Pectin)
Please enjoy our low sugar apricot jam recipe with lemon juice. It's bright, fresh, and absolutely delicious. Even better, it only requires three ingredients, and a very short cooking and processing time. It's also freezer-friendly!
13 Must-Try Zucchini Recipes: Clever Ways to Use Zucchini
Are you growing zucchini, but also growing tired of eating it? Or are you simply looking for interesting and different ways to use zucchini? Then this post is for you! Come try something new with 13 delicious zucchini recipes.