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About Authentic Simplicity

Anne Simpson is just a simple girl who longs for an uncomplicated life. Wife to one amazing man, Mother to two rambunctious boys, One of eleven children, Daughter of the King: happily defined and shaped by these. By God's grace and for His glory, she lives, loves, serves and writes. Find her at Authentic Simplicity, where she strives to balance keepin' it real with keepin' it simple. You can also follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

Grain Mill Wagon Challenge:
I had so much fun experimenting with different grains in my Wondermill! My only previous experience with freshly grinding my own grains was with a high-powered blender, which was effective, but did not produce nearly as good a quality flour as the grain mill did. Whole wheat products especially were so much lighter and tastier than those with store-bought wheat flour. I'm so thankful I was able to be a part of this challenge, and I look forward to using my Wondermill for many years!

Whole Wheat Skillet Blondies

whole grain skillet blondies

I’ve already mentioned how much I love my vintage Fannie Farmer cookbook, so it’s no surprise that I’ve found another great recipe there to share with you. This one is a “blonde” twist to the traditional brownie recipe, which, incidentally, … Continue reading

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Banana Oatmeal Donuts: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Sugar-Free and Delicious!

banana donuts

I only recently jumped on the donut bandwagon. For a long time, I just considered donuts to be way too much work for a not-very-healthy treat, something I didn’t really want to waste time and effort on. Then I heard … Continue reading

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Spelt Pizza Crust

spelt pizza

I have really been enjoying experimenting with other grains in my WonderMill, namely spelt. Spelt is such a great alternative to wheat, because although it tastes and behaves similar to wheat, it can be tolerated by people with sensitivities or … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Biscuits, Spelt Style

spelt biscuits

Everyone in my family uses the same biscuit recipe, the one we grew up with that was handed down to us from my mom’s mom, who got it from her mom. It’s pretty much the same as any other biscuit … Continue reading

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Absolutely the Best Pancakes Ever

absolutely the best pancakes ever with strawberry jam

I’ve been searching for the perfect pancake recipe literally for years, hoping to create a deliciously fluffy-yet-hearty pancake that is both good to eat… and good for me! I’ve tried Oat & Yogurt Pancakes, Oat Flour Pancakes, and even an … Continue reading

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