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Homemade Mother Scoby for Kombucha

well…i said i wouldn’t go there, but curiosity got the best of me. i have fallen into the fermented-probiotic-kombucha craze… it’s fascinating  i love all the kombucha drinks that are now available everywhere, but they cost 3-4 bucks apiece.  i only drink one a day, but…do the math…that’s about 102$ a month and 1,200$ a year…WHAT?!  am i crazy ?!! …

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Homemade Ginger Ale or Beer…or HOOCH

HOMEMADE GINGER HOOCH the non-alcoholic kind positively the most satisfying best tasting ginger ale i’ve ever had in my life! and it’s HEALTHY. well…as you might have guessed i’m on a quest for the best, funnest, most interesting and out of the ordinary drinks of the NON-ALCOHOLIC NATURE. as stated in a previous post…  the most important person at your …

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Agua de Jamaica

A COOL DRINK FOR A HOT SUMMER PARTY crisp, TART, refreshingand HEALTHY ! a few quarts for less than .50 cents whip up a batch of this for your next BBQ throw-down instead of spending all that $$$ on sugary store bought “contains 10% fruit juice” cranberry drink. HEALTH BENEFITS?!…known to lower cholesterol, regulate high blood pressure, contains vitamin C and …

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Avocado Chicken Salad

Made this. Loved it. Then I made it again because I didn’t feel guilty AT ALL because it’s delicious, easy AND healthy:) 1 cup shredded chicken (I use canned chicken and it’s great) 1 avocado, mashed 1 lime 1-2 T cilantro depending on how much you like it salt and pepper Add chicken and avocado to a bowl and mix. …

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Probiotic Lemonade. Crisp tart refreshing AND healthy

not gist any ol’ boring lemonade…you know me by now… i can’t make anything “ordinary”. PROBIOTIC FERMENTED LEMONADE…REFRESHINGTARTCRISPand HEALTHY? well, i must say, i’ve been bitten by the “fermenting bug”. lately, i’ve been spending too much money on all those drinks that say, probiotic…fermented…kombucha…chia this and 100% pure of that… i almost got suckered into a 16oz bottle of pineapple …

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Egg Custard with Chocolate Chip Oatmeal in a jar…Breakfast to-go

i’ll say it again… breakfast is my favorite meal“the most important meal of the day”blah, blah, blah…i think it’s inscribed somewhere on the Rosetta Stone or was it one of the tablets as the 11th commandment.this is a compact little breakfast treat i came up with for a quick early morning healthy breakfast.  creamy cholesterol fighting oatmeal with optional “antioxcident” …

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Farmer’s Cheese Pancakes…

delicate, light, delicious breakfast treat. like little velvet bellini with a hint of lemon. i came across this particular recipe while googling around for cottage cheese pancakes.  i found a ton of recipes for “Syrniki” aka…Russian pancakes made with Farmer’s Cheese.  i’ve never had the pleasure of a true Russian pancake, but i thought i’d give these a try.  i’m sure …

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Best Black Bean Chocolate Cake…Gluten Free

here you have what i believe to be the BEST BLACK BEAN CHOCOLATE CAKE.in the world of diet conscious…GLUTEN FREE…waistline friendly treats…this dark chocolate ‘brownie cake’ is a winner.  even those not seeking “healthy foods” love this darn cake.  i’ve made it 4 times with a few variations.  you absolutely would not know there are black beans in this cake.  friends …

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Healthy Oat Waffles…Gluten Free

break out that waffle iron.they’re better than wheat toast and more fun than a bran muffin. you know there’s one in the house somewhere…along with the other once a year items…waffles can be good for you and they’re definitely more fun than a bowl of granola.  they don’t always have to be thick and fatty smothered in butter and full …

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My Favorite Snack

I’ve found my new favorite snack. I’ve got a HUGE sweet tooth that I’m currently trying to tame:) This is SO beyond delicious to me. I feel like I’m cheating and eating some sort of dessert. I’ve also found my new favorite yogurt: I’m not much of a Greek yogurt fan…at all. I tried several and was disappointed by the …

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