The Only Water Kefir Tutorial You Will EVER Need

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How do I tell you about water kefir? Water kefir sort of changed my life. Does that sound unbelievable? It’s true; if  I could pinpoint one change we made that made the most difference in our lives, I would chalk it up to water kefir. That fizzy, bubbly, tingly, probiotic vitamin powerhouse. It was our first … Read more

How to Make Hot Apple Cider using Essential Oils

How to make hot apple cider, with essential oils

So, one of my favorite holiday drinks happens to be hot apple cider. Yum! So autumn-y, so wintery, just warm and spicy and perfect. I used to have a recipe I would get out each Thanksgiving and Christmas, which involved several different spices and fruits, but this year I tried something different. Going in the … Read more

17 Real Food Holiday Drinks!

17 REAL FOOD holiday drinks!!

Well, that’s it. Count me worthless for the month of December. I mean, can you blame me? Christmas music…. Christmas lights…. Christmas trees, ornaments, gifts… Christmas crafts… the list goes on and on. And last but not least: Christmas DRINKS. REAL FOOD holiday drinks. Yes? Yes. Here you go. <3 Merry Christmas. 17 Real Food … Read more

“Butterscotch” Detox Tea – aka Dandelion Tea

This healthy "butterscotch" recipe for this detox tea can also be a coffee substitute! So healing and yummy! And it only takes a few minutes.

I kind of feel like a kid in a candy store right now. I might have forgotten what candy tastes like, to be honest. I haven’t had any in two months. But I used to love those little butterscotch hard candies – you know the ones? Mmmm. And here’s another thing I love: coffee. I … Read more

Cranberry Pumpkin Spice Milk – A Dairy-Free Holiday Drink

Cranberry Pumpkin Spice Milk - a warm, cozy holiday treat

  I guess it’s not too hard to think of the whole cold weather season, from around October to February, as one long holiday season. Why is that? Even though there are several holidays thrown together in that time period, I’m thinking it has a lot to do with the fact that the weather’s cold, … Read more

Homemade Coconut Milk from Shredded Coconut

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Our Search For a Tummy-Friendly Milk Hello again. So, as you may or may not know, we found out when our oldest child was just a baby that he couldn’t tolerate dairy milk, even if I was nursing him and I ate or drank any dairy. Then children #2, 3, and 4 came along, and … Read more