4 Ways To Give Your Baking A Makeover

Just because you’re looking to follow a healthy lifestyle, doesn’t mean you have to sit out on all the fresh-baked fun! There are many tricks that natural food chefs and nutritionists alike use to help raise nutrient density, therefore lessening the guilt. While ...

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This chocolate cake has some crazy secrets

I have a confession to make. I’m really not much of a baker. As someone who is a serial offender of trying to “break the rules” when it comes to making recipes, baking is far too strict for me, and my brave ...

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Annual Tradition: Holiday Truffles

As I write this, I am snuggled up in an arm chair at my dad’s house, my comfiest sweatpants tucked into overly fluffy socks, while the scent of this morning’s waffles still lingers in the air. Looking out the window at the ...

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The Banana Smoothie Substitute You Need To Try

Of all the smoothie ingredients in the world, none is more pervasive than the banana. Sweet, creamy, flavorful, but not too flavorful, the banana is something of a ubiquitous enigma for blended drinks (fruity, green, nutty… even chocolate smoothies do well with a banana ...

Our sweet prayers answered: Yacon Root

The holidays are just setting in and I’m stoked. I have an amazing (amazing!) pumpkin pie recipe that I’ll be posting in the next few days, just in time for Thanksgiving. In it, I’m using a special healthy sweetener called

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Double Chocolate Hazelnut Candies

I have to admit, as a natural food enthusiast, Halloween really puts me in quite a quandary. On one hand, I love the mild madness that ensues around this time of year. The costumes, the parties, the creativity, the (idea of) candyland-come-true ...