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what is the best alternative sweetener

What is the Best Alternative Sweetener?

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. Are you wondering what is the best alternative sweetener? As more sweeteners become mainstream, I often wonder the same. Depending on your criteria, each can have its pros and cons. I’ll review the most popular alternative sweeteners in this article. Not to date myself, …

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My Top 3 Proven Sourdough Discard Recipes + Other Tidbits

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. Sourdough discard recipes are really fun to try. At least for me, using up discard motivated me to make many baked goods for the first time (e.g. scones, crackers, biscuits). Plus, using something I’d otherwise discard felt resourceful and rewarding. We try to limit …

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Children Outside – 4 Undeniable Benefits + Awesome Activity Ideas

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info.   Unfortunately, 2020 was a rough year for families. A lot of people (including children) stayed indoors more, and distance learning kept children in front of computer screens for extended periods. Encouraging children outside ensures a child’s healthy development, however. After reading this article, you …

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Beginner’s Guide: Proven, Easy Sourdough Starter Recipe

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info.   Jump to Recipe Looking for a sourdough starter recipe? Well, we have the perfect, beginner’s sourdough starter recipe just for you. 2020 certainly sparked a boom in homemade sourdough! So many people cultivated sourdough starters, baked sourdough bread, and gifted starter away for the …

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Top 4 Kombucha Health Benefits – Why You Should Drink Kombucha

Kombucha has become all the rage in the health world in recent years. You might wonder if it’s really that good for you? We will list the top four kombucha health benefits that you and your family can experience by drinking kombucha.  We first tried kombucha about eight years ago, when a friend brought some …

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Easy Beginners Guide: How to Make Your Own Kombucha

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info.   From when we first tried kombucha about eight years ago to the present, kombucha has been a staple in our house. Because the process is so easy, we currently make about 5 gallons every two weeks. We will give you an easy step-by-step guide …

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5 Guilt-Free, Healthy Kids Snacks for Picky Eaters – with Yogurt!

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info.   Most kids enjoy yogurt, and it’s really good for them. Thus, it seems natural to use yogurt in healthy kids snacks for picky eaters. As a parent, I know the struggle of keeping snacks exciting, yet healthy. My kids love yogurt and fruit, so …

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Make Green Smoothies Healthier + Low-Sugar Guaranteed | Recipe

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info.   The Internet is full of green smoothie recipes, but most of them have very little greens compared to fruit. Also, lots of fruit in green smoothies = lots of sugar. I will tell you how to easily increase the proportion of greens to fruits …

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Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs in the Instant Pot or Stovetop: 2 Ways

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. If you’re here, you’re probably wondering how to boil eggs perfectly every time! Spoiler: my go-to method is to make hard-boiled eggs in the Instant Pot! However, I will also tell you the best stovetop method that I’ve found. I’ve tried so many different methods that claimed …

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Beginner’s Guide: Make Amazing Yogurt in the Instant Pot

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. Jump to Recipe You might have noticed the “Yogurt” button on your Instant Pot or heard about making yogurt in the Instant Pot. However, if you’re like me, you may have lacked motivation to try making yogurt in the Instant Pot right away. Well, …

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