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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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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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sourdough starter recipe

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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kombucha health benefits

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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healthy kids snacks for picky eaters

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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green smoothies

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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