Healthy Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls are another food I have gone without for a long time.   How could we make cinnamon rolls without sugar?  We have not eaten refined sugar in over 6 1/2 years.  As I get braver and experiment more, I am finding ways to make our favorite treats that fit within our whole foods diet.

Healthy Cinnamon Rolls

When my oldest son was in elementary school he would sometimes buy school breakfast.  A side note: I did not know he was doing this for a long time.  He would eat breakfast at home, then go to school and eat their breakfast if it was good.   I would ask him why the lunch money was going so fast, and then finally the school asked me if I knew that he was eating breakfast at school.  So funny what kids will do.

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Barley Whole Wheat Rolls

I had some barley in my pantry that I wanted to try making some biscuits or rolls with.  I made these rolls for our family dinner and they were gone in a hurry!

The barley gives the rolls a slight nutty flavor.

Barley is part of the grass family.  It is generally used as a cereal.  Barley is high in dietary fiber, magnesium, vitamin B6 and low in fat!  So much nutrition!  Who knew!?!

Barley Whole Wheat Rolls

It is important to get as much nutrition as you can from the food you eat.  Your body will thank you for it!

6 1/2 years ago when my husband said he thought he found a way for me to get rid of my fibromyalgia and arthritis with the food I ate I thought he was crazy.  I have learned a lot about the foods we put in our bodies and that it really does make a big difference!

Not only has it made a difference with my aches and pains but I have more energy.  My thyroid function has improved.  And my osteoporosis has drastically improved!  In fact I don’t have osteoporosis anymore!

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Healthy Apple Fritters

My husband LOVES apple fritters!  I think he loves anything with baked apples.

I use whole wheat flour in this apple fritters recipe.  Sometimes when using whole wheat flour it gives the recipe a heaviness.   I like to use white wheat.  That helps a lot with the heaviness.

Healthy Apple Fritters

 

The best wheat to use for this is soft wheat.  I don’t have any soft wheat right now so I used the hard white wheat and it works great!

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Trash Can Turkey

3 years ago just before Thanksgiving my husband said he was going to cook our turkey in a trash can.  My first thought was a trash can?  That is disgusting!

Let me tell you, that was the BEST turkey we have ever made!

Trash Can Turkey

 

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