Category: Food

What I’m loving about Brandless

Organic Graham crackers. Really! I discovered Brandless by mistake on Facebook, and it took me awhile to place my first order. I was skeptical about a company that sells organic and non-GMO food and other products for $3.00 per item. That's what I said. $3.00 per item. The idea is that if the brand names are [...]

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WHY YOU SHOULD SOAK NUTS AND SEEDS

WHY YOU SHOULD SOAK NUTS AND SEEDS

I use a lot of nuts in my house for eating, baking and cooking. What you might not know is that nuts have natural nutrition inhibitors called phytates, (phytic acid), which can combine with other minerals in the digestive system and block absorption of those minerals. This can put a strain on the digestive system, […]

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Homemade Almond Milk

Homemade Almond Milk

What You Need 1 cup raw almonds, preferably organic 2 cups of filtered water, plus more for soaking 1 or 2 fresh dates (optional) Pinch of salt Equipment Bowls Fine metal strainer Large glass measuring cup Blender or food processor Fine-mesh nut bag or cheese cloth Instructions Soak the almonds, Place the almonds in a […]

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Organic Fridge

Organic Fridge

EGGS AND DAIRY PRODUCTS When buying eggs and dairy products, locating local sources should always be your first choice, depending on where you live. Keeping local farmers in business helps local economies and communities thrive. I love Organic Valley products, which is a large co-op of more than 2,000 farms nationwide that operates in a […]

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The Benefits of Homemade Bone Broth

The Benefits of Homemade Bone Broth

In the last few years bone broth has become more popular and trendy, mostly due to its incredible health benefits and versatility. It is often referred to as a super food, an immune booster and a great source of Amino Acids like glycine, which helps build lean muscle mass and prevents muscle loss and proline, […]

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Homemade Coconut Milk

Homemade Coconut Milk

I like coconut milk in a can just fine. Making my own I like even better. It is the easiest, fastest thing in the world to make, and the texture of it is really smooth and creamy. It is far less expensive than buying it at the store, and you have to deal with the […]

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