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Coffee Without The Crash- Healthy Coffee Tonic

This recipe was submitted by Abigail and Bryant Callahan from www.bryantcallahan.com. Try this instead of your regular coffee! Coffee Tonic 1 Tbsp raw cacao powder 1 Tbsp maple syrup 8 oz coffee Stir cacao and maple syrup together in the bottom of a coffee mug. Slowly pour coffee over, stirring to combine. ** This is a great tonic that helps …

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Trading “Supermom” for sanity

  What do you think of when you hear supermom? Do you conjure up a picture of a woman who has it all together all the time, with a perfectly clean, perfectly decorated house, smiling happy, perfectly pulled together children who never whine or complain, basically someone who can do it all without even breaking a sweat? That’s how I …

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How to make your own butter

Well, I bought some raw milk and cream from a local farm last weekend, with the intention of making my own butter. Crazy, right? I know for centuries women turned cream into butter, but it’s just not that common these days. Luckily we have modern technology which makes this task actually doable. Have you ever wondered why women didn’t used …

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Homemade “Healthy” Fruit Roll Ups

I have been experimenting in the kitchen a lot lately, if you couldn’t tell, and I’m actually having a lot of fun along the way. This experiment was fun and delicious. You can find the original recipe at  Tasty Kitchen , but they used white sugar and we don’t do that anymore. I made them with sucanat, and I have to …

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My Favorite Pregnancy Tea

This is for you pregnant mama’s out there, or those wanting to become pregnant. One of the things that sets the stage for you to have a GREAT pregnancy and labor is nutrition. We all know this, but sometimes it’s hard to make sure you are getting all of the necessary nutrients you need while pregnant. This Mama’s Red Raspberry …

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How To Make Sprouted Flour- Easy Method

*UPDATE-Using sprouted flour is so beneficial to your body and your digestion! I recently purchased some online and I was SO disappointed with how dense the flour was. It’s been about 2 years since I’ve made my own sprouted flour, but I just did it again and it really was easy. Here’s a post I wrote about 2 years ago …

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Hannah Keeley’s Crazy Cheap Salad Dressing

  www.hannahkeeley.com   With seven kids, I’m all about living better for less money (Heidi and Jonathan are in on it too.) We’re all showing money who’s boss–kickin’ butt and takin’ names!! (financially speaking). A lot of times, it’s not the huge expenses that kill us, but the little ones that add up over the days, weeks, months, and years. …

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Cookie Dough Bites

These cookie dough bites are a staple snack in our house. They keep well, IF you keep them around, and they travel well too. If doing ‪‎Paleo‬ or ‪‎GAPS‬, just use almond butter. You can add in chia powder or flax powder for extra fatty acids as well. I originally saw the recipe at one of my favorite real food …