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 »

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 »

A Mashin’ Good Method

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Ok guys, I might be going down in the history books for this one.  And it actually all started with me disliking, no hating, no LOATHING to do something.  Mashed potatoes.  Delicious? Yes!  But really though, is there anyone in this world who actually enjoys peeling those stinkin’ potatoes?! EXACTLY!  No one wants to do… Read more »

Butternut Squash, Pumpkin’s forgotten sister…

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If you haven’t heard of or seen the movie Frozen then you most definitely have been living under a rock (or maybe even on another planet). Well, as much as I like this movie, there is one thing that bothers me. Anna doesn’t get enough recognition!! Everyone loves Elsa because she has the beautiful ice-blue… Read more »