DIY Healthy Eating

fire cider recipe

Amazing Fire Cider Recipe | 8 Powerhouse Ingredients to Love

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. Fire cider has been increasing in popularity in recent years with the increasing interest in natural health tonics and remedies. This article includes a fire cider recipe, as well as a brief overview of fire cider’s history, health benefits, and other tidbits. I first …

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kombucha flavor combinations

7 Tantalizing Kombucha Flavor Combinations You Must Try

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. This article will give you seven tantalizing kombucha flavor combinations for those of you that make your own kombucha.  If you are new to making kombucha, please read our Easy Beginners Guide: How to Make Your Own Kombucha for easy step-by step instructions.  We’ve been …

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hidden sugars

Sneaky Hidden Sugars You May Find in 6 Popular Foods and More

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. Hidden sugars can be just as the term implies: hidden where most people wouldn’t ordinarily expect a lot of sugar to be present.  In my youthful days, I didn’t pay a lot of attention to sugar content on nutrition labels of food products. Instead, …

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low-fat healthy

Is Fat-Free or Low-Fat Healthy for You? 15+ Studies Say “No” to Popular Beliefs

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. Are you wondering whether low-fat or fat-free foods are really healthier for you than their full-fat counterparts? This article will not only answer the question, “Is nonfat or low-fat healthy?,” but will also apprise you of some of the unhealthy aspects of many low-fat foods. I’m …

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health benefits of green tea

6 Incredible Health Benefits of Green Tea

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. This article shares six incredible health benefits of green tea. Whether you love drinking green tea or barely drink it, this article should inspire you to appreciate the beverage more.  Aside from water, tea is my favorite beverage. I like that most teas have …

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fermented vegetables recipe

Stupid-Simple Fermented Vegetables Recipe for Beginners (8 Steps)

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. If you’re new to fermenting vegetables, here’s the perfect fermented vegetables recipe to get your feet wet.  When we first started fermenting foods, I feared breeding harmful bacteria in our batches, so was reluctant to try our first batches. Fortunately(?), my husband had a …

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uses for elderberry syrup

3 Savvy Uses for Elderberry Syrup: Especially for Kids

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. If you or your kids dislike the taste of straight elderberry (or just want to get creative in the kitchen), this article gives you different uses for elderberry syrup to incorporate it into other, more inspiring forms. Some forms even extend the shelf life …

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bone broth benefits

An Honest Review of Bone Broth Benefits: 4+ Health Claims Reviewed

If you’re looking to incorporate a healthy food into your repertoire, bone broth is a great option. This article discusses the 4 most popularly touted bone broth benefits, plus other health claims. Thus, you can form a better opinion on whether to drink bone broth.  At least anecdotally, whenever I drink bone broth, I tend …

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elderberry syrup recipe

Easy, Homemade Elderberry Syrup Recipe | Surefire Immunity Booster

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer for more info. No one likes being sick. 2020 has made everyone vigilant about staying healthy, even against colds and flus. Elderberry is a proven immunity booster, so I will share an easy elderberry syrup recipe below. Just remember that elderberry is not a 100% shield against getting sick, …

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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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