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Grain Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

**My Mom shared this recipe with me last year and I’ve made it a few times since. The original recipe was found on IndoxicatedOnLife.com. Check our their post on grain free Christmas cookiesย here!** A couple years (and health issues) ago, at the advice of my doctor, I stopped eating grains. Going grain free was a… Continue reading Grain Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Momma Darlin’s Elderberry Syrup + Some Non-DIY Alternatives

  Even with healthy eating, exercise and daily sunshine, sometimes the immune system could still use a boost. Elderberry syrup is one of those immune boosters to always have in the medicine cabinet, (well, actually the fridge ๐Ÿ˜‰ ) especially as the seasons change. I just made a fresh batch for the kiddos over the… Continue reading Momma Darlin’s Elderberry Syrup + Some Non-DIY Alternatives

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How to Flavor Kombucha With a Second Ferment

The only thing that tastes better than kombucha tea is flavored kombucha! Our favorite, and the flavor I’ll be writing about today is grape. It’s a good thing this stuff is easy to make because my family LOVES this stuff and I don’t do ‘complicated’ ๐Ÿ˜‰ Kombucha is great as an alternative to pop (or… Continue reading How to Flavor Kombucha With a Second Ferment

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How To Make Vanilla Ice Cream Plus 2 Bonus Recipes

I had a hard time naming this post today. Apparently there’s some debate about the difference between ice cream and frozen custard. I did some googling and realized the main difference is that 1 contains eggs. While technically, eggs can be an ingredient in both ice cream AND frozen custard, ice cream can only have… Continue reading How To Make Vanilla Ice Cream Plus 2 Bonus Recipes

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Instant Pot Whole Chicken

I will admit, my favorite way to cook a whole chicken is in the oven to get that crispy skin and perfectly golden color (future post!). But sometimes I’m in the mood for a rotisserie style chicken. The Instant Pot is great for recreating those delicious store bought rotisserie chickens! Plus, making them at home… Continue reading Instant Pot Whole Chicken

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Super Simple Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes can be made many different ways. There are definitely times when a side of Bacon Cheddar Mashed Potatoes (recipe to come soon) sounds perfect! But sometimes, just regular ol’ mashed potatoes with a big pat of butter is going to hit the spot! Its pretty quick AND you don’t need a bunch of… Continue reading Super Simple Mashed Potatoes