Simple, seasonal recipes for delicious, indulgent, yet health-concious desserts.

  • Einkorn Sponge Cake with Lemon Buttercream


    Total time59 minutes


    I never meant to make this cake, but boy am I sure glad I did! It’s light, airy, bright and perfect for Spring. It’s also fun to make but even more fun to eat! Go make this delicious cake today! This recipe is adapted from the recipe for Sponge Cake from the Jovial Einkorn cookbook. The filling and frosting are my own.

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  • Photo of Einkorn Gingerbread Men on a tray with evergreen branches and Christmas linens

    Einkorn Gingerbread Men


    ServingsThis recipe makes a HEAP of cookies, you could easily half it for a small family.

    I didn’t grow up eating or baking gingerbread at the holidays. It just wasn’t part of our traditional baking lineup and so I never messed with it. Then a few years ago I stumbled upon an Einkorn gingerbread recipe by Shaye Elliott. I changed it…

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  • Photo of a tray of Einkorn Sugar Cookies in snowflake shapes with blue frosting and gold sprinkles on a transferware platter and christmas linens

    Einkorn Sugar Cookie


    Total time55 minutes

    ServingsMakes 24 cookies

    I’ve never EVER liked a single sugar cookie that didn’t come out of my mom’s kitchen. Her recipe is leaps and bounds above the rest in my opinion, so I never tried to reinvent the wheel. But when I began to pursue healthier baking options,…

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  • Photo of a loaf of poppy seed bread on a marble board with holiday decorations

    Aunt Bonnie’s Poppy Seed Bread



    My Aunt Bonnie might be the strongest and kindest person in the entire world. That’s not a combination you see too often, but she wears it extremely well. I always picture her laughing so hard she has to wipe the tears from her eyes. Her…

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