Category Archives: Basics

23 Ways to Enjoy Eggplant

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How to Make Hazelnut Milk (a great #dairyfree milk substitute)

A couple of months ago I showed you how to make homemade almond milk and how to make homemade hazelnut vanilla coffee creamer.  Today we are going to spin those two tutorials together and learn how to make homemade hazelnut milk! Why make your own nut milks when they can be easily purchased at the store?  My number […]

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30+ Vegetable Noodle Recipes

{Note from Jessica: Today’s post is shared by my sweet friend Jess Kuh. Jess is a fellow real food blogger with a passion for natural living, herbs, and anything that keeps her family and home healthy. Her site, Simply Healthy Home is a treasure trove of great information about getting and staying healthy, all while living […]

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How to Make Almond Milk

I’ve always been a DIY kinda girl and it shows in my love for real food.  If I can find a way to make a kitchen staple on my own, I’ll do it!  I almost never buy spice blends, salsas, fruit butters, or nut butters.  And I never buy almond milk.  In my opinion, the […]

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Homemade Lime Curd :: Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar Free

I’m a bit obsessed with something … and it doesn’t have the most beautiful name. Curd. But I love it anyway! Lemon curd, lime curd, raspberry curd … they are all so yummy. I love to eat it by the spoonful because it’s that good. You have probably had lemon curd before. It’s pretty common now, you […]

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Grain-Free Herb Crackers :: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Paleo / Primal

I have really “upped” my grain-free herb cracker game in the last year. I haven’t really been a fan of homemade crackers in the past. I just don’t have time for fussy, ya know? But my first born is in kindergarten…and that means snacktime. We don’t do a ton of snacking in our home, but […]

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