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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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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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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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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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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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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?

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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sourdough discard recipes

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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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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