warming winter hotpot

Warming Winter Hotpot Recipe

  Delicious, succulent, and warming, this winter hotpot is simple, versatile, and a sure-fire family favorite. It freezes well and is a great choice for a slow cooker recipe, as well as for the oven. Perfect for a winter’s evening, hotpot it filled with meat, beans, veg, and tangy, sweet, spicy flavor. Although you can […]

best apple recipes

76 Delicious Apple Recipes

It’s that time of year – and you’ve got more apples than you can shake a stick at. Bags and boxes of apples all over your house – and more coming off the trees every day. Even if you don’t have your own apple trees, at this time of year, you can forage for wild […]

dehydrator recipes

175 Dehydrator Recipies

So, you’ve finally done it. You read our article on buying a dehydrator and now what do you do? Your brand new machine is in your kitchen, but you’re not sure where to start. What do you try first? There are literally thousands of recipes available, and not just dehydrating apples and grapes. We’ve compiled […]

gluten-free banana bread recipe

Gluten-Free Banana Bread Recipe. Yummy Goodness!

Oh, banana bread. It’s so difficult to find decent gluten-free recipes that taste good. Particularly for gluten free cake and bread recipes. More often than not, the recipes you find taste weird, don’t come out at all like the pictures demonstrate, or just plain don’t work. But, as part of my healthy, tasty, goodness groove, I’ve […]

easy lamb tagine recipe

Easy, Hearty One-Pot Lamb Tagine Recipe

I love lamb. It’s a beautiful meat. And slow-cooked lamb that just falls apart is undeniably moreish. But it’s hard to find a really good, really simple lamb recipe that’s easy enough for a weeknight dish, so I’m sharing my outrageously tasty take on a slow cooker lamb tagine recipe. You can just prep it […]

orange chicken

Easy, Tasty, Healthy Orange Chicken Recipe

Our family adores orange chicken, but here’s the rub: one of us is gluten-intolerant, another of us can’t eat much fat, and none of us like eating poorly anyway – we dislike the low, drained, “bleugh” feeling that sets in for a day or so after eating junk. But we love flavorsome food. Nobody wants […]

Key Benefits of Goat Milk – and the science behind it.

Goat milk, also known as caprine milk, is consumed in many lands around the world. India, Spain, France and Greece are amongst the top 10 goat milk producing countries. In the United Kingdom alone, there are approximately 33,000 dairy goats. This brief review of some of the benefits of goat milk may help you decide […]

apple recipe roundup

Fall/Winter Dessert Recipes: Happlebacks

ref=”/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/happleback.jpg”> With an abundance of apples coming off the trees, you’ve probably got all the apple sauce you can handle and likely think you never want to see another apple pie ever again. But apples are a fabulous seasonal fruit and, if you store them properly, they’ll carry you right through the winter, too. Combine […]

excalibur 3926TB dehydrator review

Dehydrator Review: Excalibur 3926TB

If you’ve been toying with the idea of dehydrating, or you’ve been doing your dehydrator research, or, in fact, if you already dehydrate food stuffs, you’ve most likely heard of Excalibur, and probably heard that it’s the bee’s knees of the home dehydrator brands. Excalibur is known for its quality and durability, but its models […]

Find Out Why You Should Use a Home Food Dehydrator

Recently we’ve repeatedly heard “Why should I bother with a dehydrator?”, so we thought we’d lay out the best reasons to use one. A home food dehydrator is a great investment for your kitchen, but they’re not for everyone. Read on to decide whether a dehydrator would work for you. They’re relatively simple to use, […]

8 Foods to Regrow From Kitchen Scraps

Every day we throw away or compost piles of fruit and vegetable peelings. But did you know you’re actually wasting an awesome source of free food? No, we’re not suggesting you suck on potato peelings! Regrowing food from your kitchen scraps – and knowing which foods you can buy once and grow forever – is […]

wall of strawberries

6 Genius Ways to Grow Strawberries

Strawberries are delicious when they’re fresh off the plant and yes, you can grow them directly in the ground if you have enough space. But planting strawberries at ground level is like ringing the dinner bell for every pest in a 5-mile radius. Aside from destruction from rats, mice, squirrels, slugs, birds, and just about […]

Natural Acid Reflux Remedies

10 Best Natural Acid Reflux Remedies

ref=”/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Acid-Reflux.jpg” rel=”attachment wp-att-652″> While occasional heartburn, or acid reflux, is normal after indulging in rich food, it doesn’t have to be a part of daily life. If you’re regularly popping antacids, it’s time to change up your game. Antacids aren’t discriminatory enough and shouldn’t be relied on to cure your problem. You need a balance […]

High Fiber Foods

Our Five Favorite High Fiber Treats

ref=”/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Raw-Cacao-e1449437499497.jpg”>Getting 25-30 grams of fiber per day in your diet is harder than it sounds. If you’re not already checking online nutrient charts to keep a basic food journal, it’s time to start making regular online searches to get an idea of how much fiber the foods you eat regularly include. (Hint: kale? Not as […]

Low Carp Recipes

Low Carb Comfort Food Recipes

We all love our rich, heavy comfort food especially when the weather starts to turn. But if you’re watching your weight or trying to stay slim during the holidays, it’s hard to find dishes that are both healthy and satisfying. We have taken to making noodles out of zucchini for the ultimate indulgence. You get the silky, […]

wild asparagus

Easy Asparagus Recipes for Any Occasion

Now that you know how to forage asparagus, you’ll have a plentiful supply in your kitchen when it’s in season (and when it’s not if you preserve it correctly). We thought we should share some of our favorite asparagus recipes. So, other than steaming it or wrapping it in bacon and having it as an […]

A Thanksgiving Yam Recipe That Will Leave Them Wanting Thirds

ref=”/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/sweet-potatoes.jpg”> Don’t do it. Do not buy that bag of marshmallows. Okay, it’s fine if you promise to put them in hot cocoa and leave them as far away from your Thanksgiving yams as possible. This year, try something different. Try our Thanksgiving yam recipe that adds some Cuban flavors for something they will all […]