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Chunky Cranberry Applesauce

If you haven’t picked up on it by now, my love language is food. It’s how I show my love to my family, my friends, you guys, and even myself. I’m not always good at remembering birthdays or calling when I should call or saying the right thing in a cri…

Grain-Free Thanksgiving Stuffing

Being on a specialty diet or having dietary restrictions can be really difficult around the holidays. Regardless of whether it’s a personal choice or if you’re forced to eliminate certain foods due to medical issues, it can be über-depressing to pile …

5 Cold-Busting Herbal Tea Blends

I’m constantly amazed at the healing powers of a simple cup of tea. Even putting aside the medicinal benefits of using specific herbs targeted toward your ailments, just the ritual of brewing a cup of tea and taking a moment to yourself to sip on it i…

Meal Prep Baked Falafel Lettuce Wraps

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Even if you don’t grow a garden yourself, you can pretty much always guarantee some surprise produce from co-workers, friends, family, neighbors, and even strangers during the summer in Indiana…

Meal Prep Chicken Pad Thai with Sweet Potato Noodles

I’m one of those folks who loves a fresh start. I love a good Monday (especially when it falls on the first of the month). I love New Year’s. I know that technically, you can get a fresh start at any moment on any day, but the extra push of a new blan…

Gluten-Free and Vegan Chickpea and Flaxseed Homemade Pasta

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Chickpea flour is one of my favorite gluten-free flours to experiment with in the kitchen. Made from finely ground chickpeas (garbanzo beans), the flour is packed with protein and fiber. It has…