Author Archives: Vickilynn Haycraft

About Vickilynn Haycraft

Vickilynn Haycraft of Real Food Living has been an avid and passionate student of health and nutrition for over 30 years. For the last 25 years Vickilynn has been well-known for her experience reviewing and personally using different tools of the homemaking vocation, focusing on the areas of health and nutrition. Vickilynn is a radio show hostess, magazine columnist, trusted product reviewer, cookbook author of Wrapping It Up! and  co-author of Naturally Healthy Cuisine, Real Food for Real Families. She is also a popular and frequent guest on radio shows, expert panels, speaking engagements as well as being full-time wife, home educator and mom of 5 children. 

Whole Wheat Chocolate Cinnamon Yeast Bread

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+53 This bread recipe was born out of a desire to mix the rich, warm flavors of chocolate and cinnamon with the smooth flavors of 100% whole wheat and honey years bread. I first developed this combination using my Whole … Continue reading

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Yeasted Whole Wheat Flatbread

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+16 Flatbreads can be made with yeast, sourdough, baking powder or soda, or be unleavened. Using yeast creates more depth of flavor and a more puffy, thick flatbread, different than a tortilla. These lovely, soft, delicious flatbreads can be used … Continue reading

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Whole Grain Pretzel Dogs and Soft Pretzels

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+14 Many warm memories from my childhood involve the enjoyment of consuming huge, chewy, salty, golden-brown soft pretzels. Plain or with mustard, our family loved soft pretzels and shared them often, especially when we went to the city. Of course, … Continue reading

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Slowcooker whole-grain bread

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+184 What do you do when you want some fresh, homemade, whole-grain bread that tastes divine and has the aroma that attracts people from far and wide, but it’s too hot to bake? What do you do if you don’t … Continue reading

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Whole Grain Hamantaschen Cookies

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+15 Purim is the Biblical Feast of Esther celebrated all over the world. Some fun traditions include costumes, plays depicting the story from the book of Esther, “groggers” which are noisemakers for the purpose of making noise to drown out … Continue reading

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Homemade Whole Grain Matzah

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+29 Unleavened bread is easy to make and perfect for many uses from Passover Matzah to Communion crackers. The best unleavened bread is, of course, made at home using the freshest ingredients and especially 100% whole grain flour, milled fresh … Continue reading

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Orange Cranberry Jelly-Filled Rolls and Lattice Loaves

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+30 A  Three-For-One tutorial! This is a fun, fruity and far-out recipe that can be used for all sorts of great shapes, loaves, lattice-loaves, rolls and filled varieties. Have a good time in the kitchen and be sure to play … Continue reading

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Soft Whole Wheat Gingerbread Cookies

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+17 Gingerbread is an aromatic and deeply flavorful cookie, with many variations, including spicy version. Every year, rolling out and baking pudgy gingerbread men is a family tradition with the girls, filled with music, laughter and baskets of fun. Some … Continue reading

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Baked Whole Grain Doughnuts

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+10 Doughnuts are delightful, airy rounds of flavor with many possibilities of fillings, toppings and even shapes. One of the traditional foods for the Biblical Feast of Dedication (Chanukkah) is sufganiyot (doughnuts). Doughnuts are usually fried and usually made from … Continue reading

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Quick Whole Grain Hamburger Buns

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+9 These light, delicious buns are quick and easy to prepare and the fact that they are 100% whole grain, freshly-ground makes them stellar! Short on time? No worries, these babies come together and bake quickly! Quick Hamburger Buns Yield … Continue reading

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