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All-Natural Cold and Flu Buster – Garlic Plus Oregano

Support your immune system with this all-natural cold and flu buster. We all need a little support during the busy holiday season. This is the first thing I turn to when I feel a little ick coming on. I’m Not a Doctor but I Do Practice What I Preach… Before you read any further please …

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Grain-Free Orange Cream and Cardamom Cookies

You don’t have to compromise with these grain-free orange cream and cardamom cookies. You can have the texture of a soft shortbread without the inflammatory wheat. You can have the taste of a treat without the refined sugar. And you can have the satisfaction of a cookie without the guilt! Everybody in the House Loves …

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Creamy Sweet Potato Casserole With Browned Butter and Cinnamon Maple Pecans

Take your holiday sweet potatoes to the next level! In this recipe, rich and creamy sweet potato mash is topped with toasty browned butter and crunchy, sweet Cinnamon Maple Pecans. I’m pretty confident that everyone will love this dish. It was a big hit here at my house for Thanksgiving and I also shared some …

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Lacto-Fermented Cranberry Salad – A Nourishing Holiday Tradition

Whether you call it cranberry sauce, jellied cranberry, or cranberry salad, no holiday meal is complete without the sweet-tart taste of cranberries! I took my cranberry sauce in a whole new direction this year when I started reading about fermented cranberries. Like peeled whole garlic, whole cranberries can be covered in raw honey and left …

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Spiced Orange and Almond Fudge – Paleo and Keto Options

I can’t get enough of this spiced orange and almond fudge. It’s guilt-free and easy to make. It’s full of healthy fats without any refined sugar. It’s perfect for snacking and packing along. And, it’s easy to make paleo and keto versions. You can’t go wrong! Give Your Tastebuds a Treat. In this version of …

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Sugar-Free Cinnamon Maple Roasted Pecans

If you love sweet pecans and cinnamon together then you will fall head-over-heels for these roasted nuts! These sugar-free cinnamon maple roasted pecans are sweet, cinnamony, and salty. They make a great addition to salads or trail mixes. Use them to top mashed yams or mix them in with roasted butternut squash. They are a …

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Spicy Lamb Meatballs With Spaghetti Squash and Coconut Curry

I’m not going to lie. This is probably one of the best meals I have EVER made!!! Not only was it super easy, fast, loaded with spices, wonderfully flavorful, and visually appealing but the whole family loved it and gobbled it up. It was a huge win, considering it was spur of the moment and …

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Homemade Sausage, Chard, and Cheddar Stuffed Bell Peppers

These beautiful stuffed bell peppers turned out better than I had hoped. The flesh was juicy and flavorful and the filling was garlicky, melty, and satisfying. I always get the best inspiration from my local farmstand. When I saw the generous size and perfect shape of these peppers I knew they were for stuffing. These …

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Cardamom Date Carrot Cake With Maple-Sweetened Cream Cheese Frosting

This spicy carrot cake is sweetened with fresh Medjool dates. The dates add a deep earthy flavor while the cardamom brings an unexpected spicy kick. The whole cake is refined sugar free so it’s a lot more wholesome than most recipes out there. It even boasts a maple-sweetened cream cheese frosting that is not cloyingly …

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Date-Sweetened Winter Squash Pie With Maple Whipped Cream

I’m a big fan of winter squash. I love growing them, I love eating them, I love the way they look around the house and decorating my table and front door. They are so colorful, bright, and beautiful! But what I love most about winter squash is the deep sweet flavor that you get when …

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Sweet Potato Sourdough Pancakes

Sweet potato sourdough pancakes could easily become a staple around here. My daughter loved them, although I’m honestly not surprised. Sweet potato slathered with organic raw butter was one of her favorite first foods. Here, the sweet potato adds a natural sweet earthiness and deep flavor to the sourdough. It makes these pancakes more tender …

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Winter Squash and Ginger Cream Soup

I harvested a hefty crop of winter squash this year. I grew two standout varieties that I’m really happy with. The first is a small winter pumpkin called Winter Luxury and it’s a real beauty. Weighing just around 5 pounds, it is easy to handle and makes a great pie pumpkin. The second, my absolute favorite, …

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Spiced Fruit and Nut Cake – A Wholesome Honey-Sweetened Winter Holiday Tradition

To fruit cake or not to fruit cake? That is the question! When you taste this spicy cake you will instantly realize why people have been making fruit cakes for centuries. Naturally sweetened and packed with the healthy nuts and fruits of the season, this spiced fruit and nut cake seems more like a full …

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