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Naturally Sweetened, Whole Wheat, Buttered Sugar Cookies

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This month at Spain in Iowa, we are celebrating intentionally by slowing down and savoring every bit of Christmas that we can. Some of us are observing advent, making handmade gifts, and, of course, baking sweets and treats made with love. I can’t imagine a Christmas without polvorones, mantecados, buñuelos de viento, turron, and alfajores. My […]

Simple Lives Thursday, #124

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It’s Simple Lives Thursday! My favorite day of the week where you share your tips and recipes for living a simple life. Whichever blog that you choose to link up your post, it will show up on all 4 sites! As a reminder, this blog hop is a way to share with many people your posts […]

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A Recipe: Naturally Sweetened Walnut Sandie Cookies

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Written by Foy of Foy Update – Garden. Cook. Write. Repeat. Christmas cookies are sugary, rich, refined delicious bites of holiday goodness.  When Diana, Miss Spain in Iowa, asked for cookie recipes that were natural and unrefined I paused wondering what I could possibly come up with. Turns out there are quite a few easy substitutions to naturally […]