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Strawberry Kiwi Water Recipe and the Health Benefits of Infused Water

Strawberry Kiwi Water Recipe and the Health Benefits of Infused Water

HEALTH BENEFITS OF INFUSED WATER Infused water can help you lose weight and improve your hydration. Infused water is also often called detox water, diet water, or weight loss water because it can help boost your metabolism. Infused water tastes better, so you drink more! Okay…

Thai Ground Beef Recipe with Mint, Carrots, and Peppers

Thai Ground Beef Recipe with Mint, Carrots, and Peppers

Tired of boring ground beef recipes? This Thai ground beef recipe is a quick and easy dinner idea, and super kid friendly. It’s also gluten free and simple to make paleo. Plus learn how to make your own toasted rice powder!

Lime Cucumber Mint Water Recipe

Lime Cucumber Mint Water Recipe

I don’t like water. There I said it. I know that hydration is important, and even more important when you’re pregnant, but I just don’t like to drink water!  I find it boring and flavorless and a chore to drink unless I’m actually extremely thirsty,…

Strawberry Lemonade Mojito Recipe

Summer is here!  We’ve been going back and forth between sunny days and crazy stormy ones.  But on the sunny ones, I’ve been dying to make my own mojitos with the plethora of mint in my backyard.  Eric and I don’t drink alcohol very often,…

Mint Radish Noodle Salad Recipe

Mint Radish Noodle Salad Recipe

Our CSA starts this Thursday, and I anticipate it being the high point of my week.  To give you an idea of what my last week has been like; my pastor from Hawaii passed away, my grandmother had to be rushed to the ER twice,…

Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

Strawberries are one of the jewels of the food world.  They come in reds so bright they’re nearly glowing, the bigger they are the more they make you want them, and they’re often considered a romantic way to get your loved one to dash off…

Spicy Tangy Asian Zucchini Noodles

Spicy Tangy Asian Zucchini Noodles

This is one of those Asian dishes that is so simple, fast and easy to make that you can’t believe what a punch it packs.  Each bite starts with the crisp crunch of summer, followed by the clean tang of rice vinegar, and finishing with…

A Persian Meal in Honor of Iran Election Protesters

Last week I decided to make a Persian inspired dish in honor of the people of Iran fighting and dying for freedom. I say Persian inspired because I used Panko instead of regular bread crumbs, not traditional in Iranian cooking but I love them so…