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Fizzy Lemonade from

Fizzy Lemonade

I love this lemonade. No, you don’t understand….I really LOVE this lemonade. It doesn’t matter if it’s summer or winter, I make this lemonade almost every night! It has really helped to fill the soda void for me. I am able to have my bubbles, and the lemon is great for helping to detoxify the […]

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Getting Back to Eating with Joy from

Getting Back to Eating With Joy!

Have you noticed lately just how many “rules” there are here in the US when it comes to food? Don’t eat fat….it’s bad. Grains will make you sick, so avoid them! Carbs? Get them out of your diet and you’ll be healthy. Don’t eat this, don’t eat that. You should eat this. You must eat […]

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Southwestern Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing from

Southwestern Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

I just love spring in the south! Today was in the 70’s and I had all of the windows and doors open to air out the house. I worked in the back yard for awhile and enjoyed being in the sunshine and getting some fresh air. I find that when the weather starts warming up […]

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Why Worry from

Why Worry?

This question from Walt Disney is a great one. Many people spend a great deal of their life worrying about every little thing that comes their way. Now, I will admit that after my husband and I separated, I worried quite a bit. I worried about finances (a lot). I worried about finding a job. […]

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Hibiscus Lemon Soda from

Hibiscus Lemon Soda

I absolutely have to come clean that before I switched to a real food way of life, I was a big soda drink. I loved me some soda, that’s for sure! Of course, now I don’t drink soft drinks. But once in awhile, I just want to experience some sweet, fizzy goodness. I just love […]

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Tuscan Sausage Soup from

Tuscan Sausage Soup

I love quick and easy and during the year I love to make a meal of soup and salad. I’ve wanted to make this Tuscan sausage soup for a while because it is not only simple to make, but really tasty as well. This soup is based on the Zuppa Toscana from Olive Garden, and […]

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Chocolate Oatmeal No Bake Cookies from

Chocolate Oatmeal No Bake Cookies

I have a very long and fond history with this recipe. You see, when I was in middle school I had to take a home economics class and remember it very well. In that class we learned the basics of cooking and sewing and I still have all of the recipes that we created….written in […]

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Chocolate Avocado Pudding from

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Some times a girl just has to have some chocolate. Of course, when that urge strikes me, I want to try to make a chocolate treat that is not filled with unsavory ingredients. This avocado chocolate pudding really fits the bill. Chocolate is rich in minerals like magnesium (and when we are deficient, many people […]

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What to Do With That Extra Broth from

What to Do With That Extra Broth

You’ve made a large batch of homemade broth and you know that you aren’t going to use it all right away, so you want to be sure to freeze some for future use. You may think about freezing it in containers or freezer bags….but there is another option that is actually pretty convenient…and will make […]

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