close up of glass of raspberry thyme kombucha with toothpick of fresh raspberries as garnish

Raspberry Thyme Kombucha

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I’m so excited for summer and all the fresh veggies and fruit that come with it. Here is San Diego we get to the taste of summer a little earlier than most places because we get the warm weather a lot sooner. That means raspberries! I…
Cantaloupe slices wrapped in prosciutto with blackberries on a cutting board

Cantaloupe and Prosciutto

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Cantaloupe and Prosciutto is a classic recipe that you’ll find on a lot of charcuterie platters. It takes a simple fruit and cured meat to another level. It’s easy to pull together and perfect for hot days where you need to get out of…
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Mint Green Sun Tea

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If you’ve never had ‘sun tea,’ it’s just tea that’s been brewed by the sun. It’s a great way to make big batches of tea during the summer without turning on the store or using the microwave. My mom used to make huge batches of…
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Grilled Artichokes & Cilantro Avocado Dip

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It’s almost grilling season. As much as I love steak and burgers, there are a lot of other grilling options. This Grilled Artichokes with Cilantro Avocado Dip takes artichokes to the next level. Grilling adds a smoky flavor that is delicious.…
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Apple Salsa

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I received a apples for this Apple Salsa recipe from Stemilt Growers as compensation for this post. All text and opinions are my own. Cinco de Mayo is coming up which means Mexican food for all. Just because I’m AIP, doesn’t mean…
glass and bottle of kombucha tea with bunches of lavender on white background

Honey Lavender Kombucha

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This Honey Lavender Kombucha was my first attempt at making kombucha at home and the recipe has become a favorite. It is super easy to add a little honey and dried lavender to your homemade kombucha brew as it only adds one step that requires…
bottle of mango kombucha tea with mango on white background

Mango Kombucha

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A lot of flavored Mango Kombucha recipes will tell you to bottle the kombucha right along with the fruit. I don’t like to do that because I don’t want to have to strain the kombucha as I drink it. It’s definitely adding another step…
SCOBY in jar of homemade kombucha tea

How to Make Kombucha Tea at Home

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If you’ve ever wondered how to make kombucha tea at home, this is your guide. The recipe walks you through the process but I also have a few suggestions to help make it a smooth one. I’ll also be posting a few of my favorite ways to…
noodles and soup in white bowl with chopsticks

Asian Pork and Noodle Soup

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The broth is what shines in this Asian Pork and Noodle Soup recipe. The molasses, cinnamon and fish sauce give so much flavor to the broth and, well, everything. It just tastes so rich. The depth that you get from the trifecta of ingredients…
stir fry in white bowl with chopsticks on white background

Chicken and Bok Choy Turmeric Stir Fry

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Stir frys are a great and easy one pot meal that I’ve always enjoyed. They used to be filled with soy sauce and sriracha. Now it’s filled with turmeric and coconut aminos like this Chicken and Bok Choy Turmeric Stir Fry. My husband…
sliced flank steak with cooked onions, spinach and squash in bowl

Braised Beef and Onions

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My son loves to help mama cook, which means he’s no help at all. I need to get in and out of the kitchen with a healthy meal. This Braised Beef and Onions recipe is relatively simple with very little prep. It’s such a huge help for a…
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AIP 'Chocolate' Marshmallows

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These AIP ‘Chocolate’ Marshmallows are epically good. They have a real smooth chocolately flavor that is sometimes hard to find when using carob. It’s a delicious treat made from all natural ingredients. The discovery of homemade…