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    Fish Tacos in Cabbage Leaves

    Many of my recipes are my healthy interpretations of restaurant favorites. I love making healthier versions of recipes at home, but this is not a recipe that I ever expected to be on this list. Fish Tacos? As a child, we rarely ate out and our small town had very few options for restaurants. Very […] More

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    Cucumber Salad

    Now that summer is finally in full swing and cucumbers are growing in the garden and available at the farmers market, this is a great simple “salad” recipes. With only a few ingredients, cucumber and onion salad makes a great side dish to bring to an event or to whip up for dinner in a hurry. I also […] More

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    Sweet and Sour Chicken

    In my college days, I loved eating Chinese food. Once I switched to a wellness lifestyleand realized what was in most restaurant foods, I stopped eating regular Chinese food, but wanted to recreate some of the same flavors with real food ingredients. This quest led me to create my Parsnip Noodle Lo Mein and Cauliflower […] More

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    Sausage & Sweet Potato Hash

    I have a confession, I’m not a food blogger- just a mom who loves to cook. When I started out, my recipes were good, but my pictures were bad. Really bad. Since then, I’ve learned a little about photography and improved some (I hope) but I’m still just a mom who cooks and sometimes, I […] More

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    Herbal Nursing Mom Tea Recipe

    I had a slight panic moment the other day when I realized (while drinking my pregnancy tea) that I will have a newborn in a month or so (nesting is now in hyperdrive). With a precious new little one comes baby coos and tiny clothes and breastfeeding. I love the newborn phase but the early […] More

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    Gingerbread Cookies Recipe With Dates & Molasses

    Gingerbread cookies are one of the classic Christmas desserts and even the scent of them often evokes memories of childhood gingerbread house making and tree decorating. Healthy Gingerbread Cookies? I’ve never been much of a cookie-maker, but this year, the kids requested gingerbread cookies after visiting friends and making gingerbread houses. Since I was trying […] More

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    How to Make Butter

    As a child, I didn’t have much of an awareness of where my food came from beyond the grocery store. I was an adult the first time I made butter and I was so amazed that you could do it yourself. There is a certain satisfaction that comes with making something yourself that you previously […] More

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    Soy Sauce Alternative

    I absolutely love soy sauce…it has a delicious flavor and it is often used in stir frys and marinades. It is also a source of gluten and soy, so I’ve been experimenting with alternatives for years. After much trial and error, and many dishes tasting like vinegar or the wrong blend of spices, I’ve finally […] More

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    Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

    I love chia seeds and use them all the time. Chia seeds are mini powerhouses packing more calcium than milk, more antioxidants than blueberries and more Omega-3 than Salmon. Their texture can take a little getting used to, but they are so versatile and are a great protein-packed addition to many recipes because of their […] More

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    How to Make Yogurt – Tutorial

    When I started experimenting with the GAPS diet I noticed right away, from reading the book, that eating yogurt was a big part of the diet and the process of regaining gut health. I was super intimidated by making my own yogurt but after some initial research, I decided that it didn’t seem too hard and […] More

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    Greek Stir Fry

    Many of my recipes are simple stir fry type recipes because these are the ones I most often cook myself! From a convenience perspective, I certainly understand why many people choose fast food or processed food options… they save time (and sometimes money too). That being said, with a little ingenuity, it is possible to […] More