Eggnog is a delicious holiday treat, but the eggnog you buy in the stores is so full of processed sugar, pasteurized ingredients, and other additives which makes it incredibly unhealthy. This version, although not labeled as a health food, contains a lot less fat and sugar than the processed varieties without sacrificing the taste. This is as…

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Once you make this recipe, you’ll never waste money on the store-bought stuff again. This recipe is simple, delicious, saves money AND you are able to control the ingredients.  Have you ever looked at the ingredients in Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup? (See below) I’m not surprised that the main ingredient is High Fructose Corn Syrup followed by corn syrup.…

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This is an easy recipe for toasted nuts with a crunchy, caramel-like “sugar” coating. This key ingredient in this recipe is unrefined, organic coconut sugar. It is healthier than refined sugar and it gives these nuts a unique caramel-like flavor. Coconut sugar is a natural sweetener that may be more a little expensive than regular granulated sugar, but…

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Perfect for cool mornings of Fall and Winter! 1  cup quinoa, rinsed 2 cups water 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 cup slivered almonds 1/2 cup dried cranberries 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup 1/2 teaspoon finely grated orange zest 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 cup fresh ricotta (optional) In a small saucepan, cover the quinoa with…

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Apples and these special seasonings are nutritious and delicious making this a fabulous fall beverage! 1 gallon 100% organic unfiltered apple juice 1/2 cup pure maple syrup 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon whole cloves 3 whole cinnamon sticks 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg In 3-quart saucepan, heat ingredients to boiling over…

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Try this delicious recipe to satisfy your pumpkin craving – the healthy way! Pumpkin Spiced Donuts 4 to 5 large Medjool dates (organic if you can find them), pits removed 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 6 eggs (organic pastured if you have) 4 Tablespoons canned coconut milk 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted – plus more for donut…

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