Extra Yummy Sauce

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The name of this sauce pretty much sums it up… YUMMY! It’s my version of the white sauce they serve you at Japanese restaurants (which I would pour over my entire plate)! You can also buy it in the grocery store but it is full of yucky ingredients including soybean oil and corn syrup, just… 

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10 Dominating Benefits of Regular Movement and Exercise

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Enjoy this clever but insightful guest post about the benefits of exercise from my friend Katie at Green Living. Katie Dawson Green, HHP, NMT is a Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner and Neuromuscular Therapist located at Trinity Holistic Health & Training. She is currently studying to further her license in neuromuscular therapy. Katie’s career began as a… 

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Ginger Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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They say 7 is the perfect number and for this recipe, it really was! I experimented over the weekend and made 7 different test batches to get a great tasting and perfectly moist spice cake. I really should have named my blog “Satisfying Eats: The Grain-Free Test Kitchen” with all the grain-free and low-carb experimenting… 

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Shamrock Cupcakes (Nut-Free)

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Science Rules & Green Foods are Cool  Cooking is all about taste and science! It’s pretty amazing how combining a few simple ingredients can create such flavorful dishes. This couldn’t happen without a little (or a lot of) science! By now I am sure everyone knows that baking soda or sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) reacts with an… 

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Grain-Free Irish Soda Bread

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Some of my favorite types of recipes to recreate are comfort foods. Foods that bring back childhood memories, or tell a story about tradition and one’s heritage. Foods that you remember how they tasted and smelled, even though it’s been YEARS since you have eaten them. Foods that make you feel warm and fuzzy inside just thinking… 

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Lemon Poppy Seed Poppers

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Aren’t these mini-muffins so adorable!? I promise they taste as good as they look! Don’t worry, the yellow color doesn’t come from artificial ingredients but from free range chicken eggs! These mini muffins make the perfect snack or accompaniment to your brunch or breakfast. If you love lemon, you’ll love these little bites of sunshine!… 

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Real EASY & Affordable Beef Jerky

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When I say easy, I mean EASY!  Beef Jerky has always been our go-to snack for long trips but the ingredient list always left me hanging my head in shame!   Check out the ingredients in this popular brand: Beef, Water, Sugar, Less than 2% Salt, Corn Syrup Solids, Dried Soy Sauce (Soybeans, Salt, Wheat), Hydrolyzed Corn and Soy Protein, Monosodium Glutamate, Maltodextrin, Flavorings, Sodium Erythorbate, Sodium Nitrite. Contains wheat and soy…. 

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Bacon-Apple Pie Bites

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One word…BACON!! LOL I know that sometimes food bloggers can go a little extreme when it comes to bacon but I personally think too much bacon is nearly impossible! Bacon is of course good with eggs, green beans, asparagus, beef, chicken, and pretty much any other veggy and meat. But did you know that it’s… 

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