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Broccoli-slaw on a purple towel

Your Beginners Guide To The Keto Diet Plan

Your Beginner’s Guide to the Keto Diet Plan We’ve always been told that to lose weight our diet should be low in fat, but what if the opposite were true?  The ketogenic or keto diet, busts that theory by using healthy fat to help loose weight without feeling tired or sluggish.I’m about to share what […]

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Close up of baked dog cookies

Healthy Homemade Dog Treats

Dogs love treats but as they get older their digestive system is happier with less fat and more fibre. Here’s one way to give your pet a crunchy, healthy treat that is easy to make and tasty.And the recipe has many kid-friendly activities in the steps. Tip: make this recipe whenever you have half of […]

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Chocolate Almond Butter Brownies

Chocolate almond brownies

Cooked just right! These brownies are ah-mazing! They’re soft, not too sweet, have a little spice, and they look so pretty baked in two layers. And these are not your usual over-the-top with chocolate. These made it to my A1 brownie list! If you don’t have almond butter, you could use creamy peanut butter instead. […]

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Tirokafteri sourdough crackers on a wood and marble cheeseboard

Tirokafteri Sourdough Crackers

Tirokafteri is a blend of feta cheese (cow and goat), extra virgin olive oil, greek yogurt, roasted red peppers, hot peppers, vinegar, and a dash of cayenne pepper. The thick paste-like spread is spicy-hot, slightly sour, pungent, and has a gorgeous soft orange colour. There are affiliate links in this post. Read my full disclosure here. […]

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birds eye view of a sourdough loaf

How to make and feed an artisan sourdough starter from scratch

The sourdough starter Sourdough has a fascinating history, dating as far back as 4,000BC in Egypt.  The flour and water mix is called a starter. When mixed with extra flour, water, and other ingredients such as raisins or spices you can then make bread, flapjacks, or simply wrap the dough around a stick and cook […]

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Monarch on a echinacea flower in a garden

Herb garden tricks: what to grow, when to harvest, how to preserve

It’s that time again . .  . you remember how your garden looked late last summer and then you lift the mulch and see just how long winter has been for your plants.  They may look a little less robust than you recall, like my oregano above, but hopefully you’ve discovered a lot of new […]

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