Appetizers & Snacks

Parmesan and Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

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Our family Christmas celebration is a bit…unorthodox. We’re a blended family. I have three half-siblings– all four of us are married, and we all have kids.
To save hassle and struggle, my par…

Goodnight Gelatin: A Cherry-Flavored All-Natural Sleep Aid

Last year, my doctor recommended I start taking a magnesium supplement. He suggested a daily dose of Natural Calm—an effervescent magnesium citrate powder than you mix into water—to help boost my levels.
As the brand name implies, magnesium supplement…

Grain-Free Pumpkin Bread

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about what we’re doing for quick, easy, and healthy breakfasts now that my daughter is in school. School mornings are chaos in our house!
We live about 30 minutes (or more, with traffic and construction) from Juni’…

How to Make 24-Hour Yogurt at Home (And Why You Should)

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We go through a lot of yogurt in our house. It can get mega-expensive, mega-fast when you consume that much organic grass-fed yogurt. In our area, organic yogurts in the individual size tubs ru…

Crispy Baked Vegetable Chips

Back when I was doing my time on therapeutic diets, I desperately craved a bit of food normalcy in the form of getting to munch on something crunchy while I watched a movie with the fam. I know it’s possible to watch a movie without eating anything, b…

Spinach-Quinoa Patties

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There are a lot of things about my life that have changed since I became a parent. I now consistently go to bed while it’s still light out. I do adult things like pay for life insurance. Each r…

How to Make Instant Pot Coconut Yogurt

The very first time I dabbled with the dairy-free lifestyle was back in 2014. When my daughter was born, she was pretty quickly diagnosed with a Milk and Soy Protein Intolerance (MSPI, for short), meaning that even the slightest bit of cheese or tofu …