Sourdough English Muffins THM-E

Make your own Sourdough English Muffins–why of course you can! These Sourdough English Muffins are stirred together with a large spatula using white whole wheat flour. The dough is then allowed to ferment for seven hours at room temperature. English Muffins are dry fried in a skillet over medium-low heat until they are totally cooked through. This dry frying gives them a crisp crust with a moist chewy center that English Muffins are known for. My family just loves them.

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Cinnamon Raisin No-knead Sourdough Bread THM-E

Crusty Artisan Style Sourdough Bread with a hint of cinnamon and raisins is delightful toasted with just a bit of butter. This loaf was fermented for 5 hours at room temperature and than cold fermented for 2 days until I had time to bake it. Sourdough is very versatile and after fermenting at room temperature can be placed in the fridge for up to 3 days before baking. This loaf gave a very fragrant smell as it was baking.

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Plum Jam THM-E

This is a great time of the year when orchard begin to give of their bounty. Plums are a delicious tart/sweet fruit and we enjoy them picked ripe from the trees. This Plum Jam features four kitchen staple ingredients and has a wonderful flavor. I use unflavored gelatin in almost all of the jams I make and they store very well. The jam will need to be refrigerated to thicken. This evening I found my teenage son eating the jam from the jar by the spoonfuls! That’s just how good it is.

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Banana Muffins THM-E

Early busy mornings call for a quick breakfast and these muffins fill that spot. Spread with just a bit of butter they are delicious with a cup of coffee. These muffins also freeze well if you can get them in the freezer before they are eaten all. I love the new THM Extracts and they are so good in these muffins. The chocolate chips sprinkled on top add something extra and the children love it.

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No-knead Jalapeno Cheddar Sourdough Bread THM-E

After the busyness of the past few weeks, I got to spend all day in my kitchen doing something I love, Sourdough!! By now most of you all should know that I love to create recipes using sourdough starter. There is something so rewarding about taking flour, water, and salt and creating a warm crusty loaf of bread. Best of all, most of my family enjoys eating the recipes I create. Tonight this bread was served with Southwestern Chicken and Bean Soup for the men and I also made Beefy Cabbage Soup for myself.

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Sweet Potato Skins THM-E

This post was created in partnership with Ninja and I received a complimentary product but all opinions in this post are my own.

Some days I forget that healthy carbs are so important in our diet, too. Today, I was in my basement and saw three bushels of sweet potatoes that we harvested from our garden last fall. My husband had wrapped each sweet potato individually in newspaper and packed them in crates. They are still as nice as when we first harvested them. I decided to try something different with them. Roasted Potato Skins were a former treat for our family and sweet potatoes worked wonderful for a healthy option. They were a hit with our family and I hope you will enjoy them, too. The Air-Fry Crisping with the Ninja® Foodi™ Pressure Cooker created a caramelizing crispness to these sweet potatoes.

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Sourdough Bagels THM-E

Have you ever walked past in bagel shop in the city and wondered if you will find a healthy on-plan one? These sourdough bagels have a chewy crust and a dense interior just like those from a specialty shop. The dough for these bagels can be mixed and allowed to ferment in the fridge overnight. They are then cooked and baked the following day. You can top them with any topping of your choice or even leave them plain. I mixed a Homemade Everything Bagel Topping for those pictured below. A favorite of mine is toast a split bagel and top with just a tiny bit of cultured butter.

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