Salted Dark Chocolate Caramel Cups Feature

Salted Dark Chocolate Caramel Cups (Refined Sugar-free)

By Katie Mae Stanley, Contributing Writer Bittersweet chocolate surrounds delicious gooey caramel with a touch of salt in this homemade candy recipe. This is a healthier treat without the use of refined sugars, and the use of dark, antioxidant rich chocolate! It is a perfect treat this time of year. Plus, if you don’t eat… 

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Pennywise platter

Pennywise Platter Thursday 12/18

It’s time to share your frugal and nourishing tips and recipes! Where do you shop for quality food at a lower price? What recipe saves a penny? How do you balance a budget with nourishing food? Share here. Please read through the three simple rules for those participating. This helps keep the quality of our… 

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Homemade herbed seasoning salt

Homemade Herbed Garlic Salt with Lemon

This beautiful homemade seasoning salt is overflowing with fresh herbs, flavorful garlic, and zesty lemon peel. You can use this homemade seasoning salt in so many delicious ways, or give it away as a lovely food gift. Sprinkle it over vegetables or chicken to be roasted, or season pan fried salmon with it, for example…. 

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Cranberry Goat Cheese Ball

Cranberry Walnut Goat Cheese Ball

Tangy, with crunchy walnuts, savory shallots, and sweet cranberries, this goat cheese ball is perfect for the holidays! It is easy to whip together, can be made days in advance (or even frozen) and makes a lovely addition to a cheese platter or to serve along side celery sticks or rich whole grain crackers. Or give… 

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Good Eats and Good Reads 12/6

I hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend! Don’t forget to enter the giveaway to win a copy of my cookbook, Ladled: Nourishing Soups for all Seasons, and check out this fun list of homemade gift ideas with so many options (I’ve even included “cheater” options for when you don’t want to make everything yourself!)…. 

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Win Ladled: Nourishing Soups for All Seasons (3 Winners)

Now that the weather is colder again, we have been pulling our favorite soup recipes. For Thanksgiving, I made this special “Hearth” broth and turned it into a broth-y light soup as our first course on Thanksgiving. (It was actually one of our favorite dishes of the meal!). Now we are enjoying soups made out… 

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Pennywise platter

Pennywise Platter Thursday 12/4

It’s time to share your frugal and nourishing tips and recipes! Where do you shop for quality food at a lower price? What recipe saves a penny? How do you balance a budget with nourishing food? Share here. Please read through the three simple rules for those participating. This helps keep the quality of our… 

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