Is Fresh REALLY Always Best?

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Did I scare you with that title? Okay, well before you scroll past this post and delete me out of your life forever, hear me out. I’m all about fresh. Sleeping on a fresh set of sheets, is there anything better than that? A fresh bouquet of flowers is sooooooo much better than fake flowers,… Read more »

Recipe of the Month: Annie’s Protein Dip

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Okay guys, I need you to trust me here. This recipe is quite unique but I PROMISE you it is even more delicious! This little creation came about as I was cooking and had some extra chicken. I put my wizardry skills to work and, voilà!! I know this probably sounds totally cray cray as… Read more »

Organizing Your Organics

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Organic, organic, organic. How many times have you heard that word in the last ten years? How about the last five years? This word is so popular nowadays that food companies are slapping it on anything and everything, just to make you think you are eating something healthy. Buyers, beware of these tricky little fellas…. Read more »

The Truth about Coconut Milk

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Let’s get nutty…coco-nutty that is! All things coconut have been the rage in the past few years, especially in the Paleo and Whole 30 worlds. These coconut foods are great substitutes if you are avoiding certain food groups, whether it’s because of an allergy or an eating lifestyle. Avoiding soy? Use coconut aminos in your… Read more »

Broth or Stock? That is the Question!

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Brrrrr…It’s been feeling frigid the past few days.  And that makes me in the mood to make one thing. Soup.  As I thumbed through my archive of soup recipes, I noticed that some call for stock, and others call for broth.  This is something that most people probably don’t even think twice about.  They either… Read more »