Category Archives: How To

How to Make an Herbal Infusion

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The Top 5 Tips For a Perfect Pie (and 20+ recipes)

Pie, the perfect dessert for every season! But it seems some people get intimidated by making a from scratch pie. Let me tell you, it’s not so bad. I once was afraid of it but now pie is one of my favorite desserts to make. With a good crust and yummy filling, pie is a […]

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How to Make Your Own Non-Dairy Milks :: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free

I remember the first time I tried almond milk.  It was in my low-fat, whole grain days and I was all about the next “healthy” food to hit the shelves.  The almond milk was store bought and I was less than impressed.  I was surprised that I didn’t care for it.  At the time, my […]

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How to Make Congee in 3 Simple Steps

Please give a warm welcome to my friend, Craig Fear, author of Fearless Eating. He is here to share an awesome post on congee that I just know you’ll love. When you’re done reading, don’t forget to swing by their site and say ‘hi!’  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I know you’re probably thinking, “What the heck is congee?!” […]

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Cranberry Orange Sorbet :: Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free

Fall is in the air and the holidays are quickly approaching …  It’s that time of year when joy and gratitude are spreading, leaves are falling, there’s a chill in the air, and it’s fun to curl up by the fire and sip on some hot chocolate {or cinnamon vanilla herbal coffee, or spiced pumpkin chai, or […]

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Quick and Easy Dairy-Free Whipped Cream :: Gluten-Free

{Note from Jessica: Today’s post is shared by my sweet friend Mindy. Mindy is a whole food lover with a passion for sharing natural and safe alternatives to conventional beauty products. Transitioning to a healthier lifestyle can seem overwhelming. So at her blog, Simple Pure Beauty, she likes to keep things simple by sharing safe, […]

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