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This weekend, I made something awesome. Sticky…yes, but getting your hands a little dirty is probably the hardest thing you will have to overcome when it comes to making your own infused honey.

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William R. Jones -Sep 22, 2015, 2:25PM
do you just put info out there and not read or respond to comments?
William R. Jones -Aug 20, 2015, 1:47PM
I got a recipe on another website and used the fresh grated ginger in raw honey and set it in a window sill for 4 weeks now. I did not know it would ferment. When I picked up the jar and rolled it around it hissed a little and some honey leaked out the lid. If still in the early stages of fermentation is it safe to eat? Or did I waste a Whole lot of $? Thanks for any opinions.

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Post image for Superfood Recipes: Grapefruit, Fennel, & Quinoa Salad

This post is part of our superfood recipe series from Jill of a Better Happier St. Sebastian.Read More

Home Made Recipes -Mar 07, 2014, 12:27PM
Good information to know and right to the point. Thanks for this well written post, i’ll follow up for more updates if you keep posting them. for more info:
Retrolet -Jan 12, 2014, 10:02PM
Do you guys know of any quinoa dessert recipes? I've made chocolate quinoa cake a billion times (a no flour type- just coco powder and eggs, milk, coconut oil, sugar, vanilla, baking soda and powder, and then cooked quinoa...) and it's become my trademark food to bring to potlucks and parties so I'm obsessed, and would love to try new flavors, and I just feel like this is the place I should go to find some new quinoa desserts!

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Post image for Local Gem: The Random Tea Room and Curiosity Shop

On the corner of North Fourth Street and Fairmount Ave in Northern Liberties is a place that feels like home. Here, nestled off of the street, lives a little (perhaps random) tea room where I spent most of my time this past weekend.Read More

Best Tea Shop San Diego -Nov 06, 2014, 4:49AM
healthy herbal tea.....its good for health
Juliette Laura -Jan 07, 2014, 12:57PM
Oh my goodness this place looks ideal! I will seriously have to go there.. xo, Juliette Laura

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Post image for Superfood Recipes: Spicy Kale Chips

The new year is a fresh start, and with that tends to come a focus on healthier eating.  Read More

cathas -Aug 09, 2014, 4:52PM
Hey, Do you mean Fahrenheit or Celsius? Thx
Amber -Jan 25, 2014, 9:30PM
These are delish! I've started making grab bags for snacks for my husband and I and was wondering if these should be refrigerated after cooking or can be left out in the zip lock bags ? Thanks so much :)

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A new year, and a new list of fresh seasonal produce to go with it! This is the second month in our collaboration with the amazing Julie Lee of Julie’s Kitchen, who contributed these beautiful images of produce in season during the month of January.Read More

The Hair Care Pro -Jan 14, 2014, 10:46AM
Yum! I'll pass on the brussel sprouts, tho :D My big thing as of late is making large batches of homemade soup from natural bone broth--I feel fantastic having eaten more of this the last month or so. I think I'll include some kale and cabbage in the next batch. Thanks for sharing!
Lauryn -Jan 04, 2014, 5:46PM
Mangoes are my favourite thing ever... I'm going to have to stock up.

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Post image for Cranberry Lemon Scones

This post is part of our breakfast recipe series from Jill of a Better Happier St. Sebastian.Read More

Chris I Merrill -May 13, 2014, 11:45PM
Food is food culture has gained very few people can resist the temptation got the food.
Wish -Jan 11, 2014, 4:06AM
These sound devine, but what is half and half? And what could be used as an alternative?

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Update: This post originally ran December 3, 2013, but we wanted to share it again… it’s the perfect recipe for relaxing by the fire with loved ones this week — and it feels good to get something healthy into our bodies after all of that overeating we may or may not be doing lately.

The time has come for cozy nights filled with homemade hot chocolate… when the heat radiates through the mug, warming your hands from the outside in, and then your entire body from the inside out with every sweet sip you take. I’ve come across a few recipes that include healthy ingredients, so I’ve merged a few to form this uniquely delicious concoction – one that will nourish both body and soul.Read More

Holly -Nov 18, 2015, 1:28AM
This one is pretty cool that I found, go for longevity hot chocolate (as the beauty has Pearl so not vegan)
Mehul Teli -Nov 18, 2014, 8:48AM
Looks amazing. Definitely worth a shot. Here's a simpler version of Hot Chocolate I happened to stumble across. -

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Post image for Battle Of The Oils: Which Should You Actually Be Using?

This post is from our contributor FP Naomi.Read More

Rams -Feb 24, 2014, 11:27AM
What about grape-seed oil? I use EVOO for literally everything but have really been wanting to get into coconut oil. I think its the one I'll try next.
Lisa Barnes -Jan 19, 2014, 8:58AM
I think it is important to point out the fact that we should also be consuming unrefined oils. Most of what you pictured are refined versions of these oils, which leave them damaged and devoid of most of their nutritional properties. The refining process yields more stable shelf lives and higher smoke points, by removing the volatile (and nutritious) parts of the oil. You can test this out by simply smelling refined vs. unrefined versions of the same oil- you will notice that the refined version lacks all of the aromas and flavors that the unrefined version naturally holds.

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UPDATE: This post originally ran on September 19, 2013, but the recent onset of winter has had us really craving a delicious toddy… and these are perfect to make for any guests that may be staying with you for the holidays!

Every so often it’s nice to spend the afternoon relaxing with friends, unwinding with a delicious glass of wine or beer. But when the weather starts to drop, I always find myself wanting something warm – and a hot toddy does just the trick.Read More

Cindy -Dec 25, 2014, 4:21PM
Loved the receipe!! Would highly reccomend this friendly site!! :)
Bryan -Jan 04, 2014, 10:50AM
Honey whiskey is the best you can get this at any local liquor store or grocery store

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The holidays are a time of enjoyment… enjoyment of the warm company of friends and family… and enjoyment of food, as well. After all of that enjoying, it’s nice to give the the mind and body a little detox, to go into the new year feeling fresh, clean, and ready for everything it has to offer!Read More

clem hernandez -Jan 01, 2015, 3:40PM
Got the ninja for Xmas and am anxious to try my first smoothy!
wonderain -Apr 22, 2014, 5:45AM
looks very nice,I love purple color....

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Post image for Breakfast Recipes: Shakshouka

This post is part of our breakfast recipe series from Jill of a Better Happier St. Sebastian.Read More

Jessica M -Dec 24, 2013, 12:23PM
Gorgeous photos! This is one of my favorite breakfast recipes of all time -- I was so excited to see you post about it! And it's one of those dishes that is as beautiful as it is delicious. It's been too long since I made shakshouka -- Christmas morning sounds like the perfect time to me too =)
juliana -Dec 24, 2013, 10:38AM
i love this recipe, i just wished they had step by step pics and what the ingredients look like.

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Post image for Pomegranate Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies (Gluten-Free & Vegan)

This post is part of our restricted diet series from Beth of Tasty Yummies.Read More

Sharyn -Oct 05, 2014, 12:55AM
Yum! After baking, because of the seeds being moist, what would be the best way to store them? Curious if fridge or just in a ziploc on the counter?
Suzanne -Feb 14, 2014, 4:06PM
Hi Beth, I made your Pomegranate Chocolate Chip Oatmeal cookies and you were right! What an amazing combination…very yummy!! I even froze 1/2 cup of pomegranate seed to make these at a later date when I may not be able to find pomegranates in this frozen north country. Thanks again for an excellent recipe. Suzanne

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