How to Make a Chef’s Salad

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One of my favorite healthy meals is a Chef’s salad. It’s so easy to put together and can be tweaked to use whatever ingredients are on hand (including leftovers). A traditional Chef’s salad includes a bed of lettuce topped with meat (such as turkey, ham, or chicken), cheese, tomato and a hard-boiled egg. When making […]

Health Benefits of Strawberries & 45 Strawberry Recipes

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Strawberries are the favorite fruit of many. This delightfully sweet berry is not only delicious, it contains a number of health benefits. According to the Encylopedia of Healing Foods, strawberries are an excellent source of vitamins C and K, dietary fiber, and also a good source of manganese, pantothenic acid, vitamin B1, and iodine. Strawberries […]

Best 100 Juices for Kids (& Nourishing Carrot-Pear-Beet Juice Recipe)

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Juice and kids seem to go together. When my children were younger, it seemed every play date and park trip was not complete without a juice box. As I learned more about natural living, I steered away from conventional juices, but still enjoyed a fresh one from time to time (and a boxed one every […]

Baked Avocado-Eggs Recipe {Plus, 9 Ways to Eat Avocados}

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of the Hass Avocado Board. My husband jokes that if there is a gap in any food, I fill it with avocado! He’s right. I do. And why not? Avocados are not only tasty, but seriously good for you. I love that avocados are nutrient […]

52 DIY Herbal Tea Recipes

52 Herbal Tea Recipes - A Delightful Home

Tea is more than a beverage, it’s an herbal remedy. This quote describes it well: Tea began as a medicine and grew into a beverage. ~Okakura Kakuzō Tea is a perfectly simple way to access the health benefits of herbs. The quiet ritual of preparing and sipping a cup of tea is a wonderfully relaxing […]

Allergy-Friendly Pumpkin Pancakes

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Every Fall I start hunting for pumpkin recipes. It started out with my introduction to pumpkin pie; after moving to the United States from Australia, I was amazed to find pumpkin so frequently used as a desert food! Growing up we only ate it roasted or in soup. Pumpkin pie was new and exciting. I […]

Healthy Pumpkin Bread

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Fall is the perfect time to whip up a batch of pumpkin bread. It makes the house smell wonderful and tastes delicious. My kids love this pumpkin bread (and so do I). The recipe is from Wholesome Comfort, (which is one of the 86 eBooks included in the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle sale) Healthy Pumpkin Bread […]

Slow-Cooked Barbecue Chicken (with Homemade BBQ Sauce)

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This simple crockpot barbecue chicken is tangy and spicy. It’s a cinch to toss all the ingredients in the crock pot and comforting to know that the sauce doesn’t include any strange ingredients! Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken (with Homemade BBQ Sauce) Adapted from Easy & Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes by New Leaf Wellness. (It’s one of the […]

25 Gluten-free & Dairy-free Pumpkin Recipes

25 gluten free and diary free pumpkin recipes

If you are avoiding dairy or gluten (or both), this time of year can be a little sad. Well, that is until you learn to make delicious fall recipes without dairy and gluten! I’m avoiding gluten and dairy for health reasons right now, and am currently re-inventing my collection of recipes. The following is a […]

A Simple Guide to Roasting Vegetables

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Roasting is one of my favorite ways to prepare vegetables! It’s perfectly simple, requiring little more than chopping, tossing in oil, and placing in a hot oven. During roasting, vegetables become lovely and crisp on the outside, tender and soft on the inside. Roasted vegetables are a wonderful accompaniment to any fall or winter meal. […]