Joel and I

Where Have I Been?

Thanks for stopping by! If you’re interested in healthy eating check out my free gifts! and subscribe to get regular email updates. *Some links may be affiliate.*Some of my loyal readers have noted that I have not been posting at all for months, and have been very haphazard in frequently posting for quite some time…. 

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Lemon Peppermint Tea

Lemon Mint Tea (Using a Whole Lemon)

This easy tea combines the gentle flavor of mint with the bright, fresh flavors of lemon. I drink a quart of this almost every day as it makes me feel more energized and keeps me hydrated. It’s also soothing to drink when sick. Add honey for sweetness or when you have a sore throat. Pour… 

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This dairy-free salad dressing will help you enjoy dark greens all year long! The secret to it's wonderful taste? Two special ingredients.

Creamy Winter House Salad Dressing

This creamy dairy-free dressing has rich undertones from surprising ingredients that make it perfect for dressing salads during the cold winter months. Lately I’ve been craving big green salads and I’ve been almost obsessed with making this dressing to go over it! The backstory to this dressing was a beautiful bottle of salad dressing my… 

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Instant Raspberry Hot Cocoa Mix- www.thenourishinggourmet.com

Instant Raspberry Hot Cocoa Mix (Dairy-free)

By Katie Mae Stanley of Nourishing Simplicity Rich cocoa mingling with creamy coconut and tangy raspberries. Cold winter days were made for hot cocoa. It’s the time of year that is perfect for warming yourself by the fire and wrapping your hands around a steaming mug of cocoa. You love hot cocoa, you savor the simple… 

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This super easy and frugal gluten free cake got rave reviews! -- The Nourishing Gourmet

Easiest Gluten Free Cake from a Muffin Mix

One of the things that made me first love being in the kitchen was baking. I love baking! Warm bread from the oven, juicy pies, sweet cakes, healthy muffins, pizza, bagels ¬– I love it all. I especially loved making baked good for my family and friends. I still have my love of baking, but… 

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Busy Day Asian Veggie Noodle Soup - TheNourishingGourmet.com

“Busy Day” Asian Veggie Noodle Soup (Gluten & Grain-Free Options)

By Natalia Gill from An Appetite For Joy This asian-inspired broth is rich, savory, and loaded with perfectly cooked veggies and gluten-free rice noodles (or grain-free kelp noodles). The best part? It comes together in a flash! And it’s high on nutrition, particularly if you have homemade broth on hand. I typically use chicken broth I… 

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Want to eat a healthy diet, but have low energy or are just busy? This is the tool for you.

The Best Kitchen Tool for Low Energy Cooks

Cooking is serious work, and it requires serious tools. Sharp knifes, large pots, heavy-duty pans – if you don’t have the right tools, cooking can be a practice in frustration. What I love about cooking is that with only a couple of good, but basic tools you can make a wealth of dishes. But what… 

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