Kombucha Tea Recipe– Cider with Health Benefits and History

Brew your own kombucha tea

Kombucha tea has its roots in Russian, Japanese, and Chinese history; all claim to have originated the brew. Even India has laid claim to its discovery. Although it got its start in Europe or Asia, in the last 10 years kombucha has gone from non-existent in the United States to a booming industry. As of […]

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14 Smoothies for A Delicious Morning Health Boost

Smoothie Recipe Roundup on Untrained Housewife

Mornings can be hectic around here, and getting enough of a morning meal in to hold us off until the next break is not always easy. Fortunately, smoothies can be loaded with nutrition and are very simple to make. Try these recipes in your morning routine. Kid Friendly Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter   is a […]

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Fun Minion Cupcakes

Minion Cupcakes

The Minions from Despicable Me are all the rage at the moment. My daughter absolutely loves watching them, and her face lights up when she hears the music from the movie. With her second birthday coming up, we decided that we wanted to incorporate the Minions in some way, and making a birthday cake shaped […]

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4 Low-Fat Gluten-Free Salad Dressing Recipes

Simple Salad Dressings That Wow

  Salad seems a summer staple. All that is needed is a bowl of fresh leafy greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, and a few other select vegetable slices. Top it with a delicious gluten free salad dressing and serve along side other summer favorites such as grilled chicken, seared steaks, ears of corn, and baked potatoes. […]

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Gluten-Free Homemade Cake Mix

Make your own gluten free cake mix

My main issue with gluten-free products off the shelves is that many are riddled with extensive corn products and chemicals. Who needs maltodextrin and corn starch or even corn flower? Gluten-free should be simple and as easy as regular products. This recipe utilizes my nearly perfected gluten-free flour recipe and can easily be stored in […]

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10 (+1) Delicious Probiotic Popsicles

10+1 Delicious Probiotic Popsicles

Probiotics are often vilified by the medical industry as snake oil of our time. The truth is, before refrigeration, most of our food was preserved using bacteria. Our internal gut health is dependent on a healthy supply of beneficial bacteria. After all, as Hippocrates said, “all disease begins in the gut.” Without a proper a […]

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Egg-Free and Gluten-Free: Egg Substitute Recipes

Egg-Free and Gluten-Free: Egg Substitute Recipes

  Most of the children with egg allergies may also have other food allergies. Statistics currently show that many children outgrow these allergies by age 5. Even then, 3 percent will continue to suffer from egg allergies as an adult. As a parent, relative, guardian, daycare, preschool, babysitter or other caregiver you may find it […]

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Parchment Recipes for Meat and Fish

3 parchment recipes for meat and fish

Parchment paper differs from waxed paper in that it is impregnated with silicon rather than covered in wax. It is safer for cooking since it is less likely to catch fire or smoke. These four recipes are meant to be spooned into pouches made with parchment, folded up, and placed in a slow cooker or […]

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