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what are some must have vegetable cookbook
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5 Classic Must Have Vegetable Cookbooks

I am in no way a vegetarian, but I love my veggies and legumes, especially now that I grow my own on the farm. I also love vegetarian and vegetable cookbooks for so many reasons. First of all, they have a completely different outlook on cooking with vegetables than most cookbooks. They have vegetables as center stage not as a side or ingredient. Second, they…

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composting for a sustainable kitchen
in That's Life, Food & fun, Home, In Our Kitchen

5 Easy Ways to Make a More Sustainable Kitchen

The kitchen is the center of our home. It is the heartbeat. Which makes it the perfect place to start your sustainable life.  Small, but significant changes can be made to ensure that the heart of your home is environmentally conscious. It won’t take as much time or effort to make these changes as you might think. Plus, they may even save you money in…

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easy bread recipes
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Getting Back to Basics in the Kitchen

We have officially been at Sugar Water Manor for eight months now. I have spent day after day building the gardens, planting, weeding, harvesting, unpacking (we are still not done), caring for animals and raising animals from young. We have learned so much, but I know our education will never end. Over these months, our focus has been on the outside and the farm, itself….

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bambu cutting board
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Fabulous Finds from bambu for a Sustainable Lifestyle

It’s no surprise that I love organic and sustainable products. After all, it’s up to all of us to be good stewards of our planet for future generations. So, for this week’s Fabulous Finds, I’m highlighting some great products from bambu that make it easy to live more sustainably in our hectic lives. Portland, Oregon based bambu focuses on making beautifully modern, affordable, and earth-friendly…

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chia oatmeal cups muffins
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Berry Baked Chia Oatmeal Cups Recipe

These Berry Baked Chia Oatmeal Cups are hearty and just like eating a muffin! They’re great for a on-the-go breakfast to fuel you up for the day! On hectic weekday mornings, I can hardly remember to make a cup of coffee, let alone try to throw breakfast together. I usually make an egg bake or egg muffins to get us through the week. But lately…

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what are some different ways to make breakfast bowls
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Easy to Make Smoothie Bowls Put Some Fun In Breakfast

We’ve all seen stunning, colorful photos of smoothie bowls online and wondered…“How do they do that?” Well, I decided to find out. I started to experiment to see just how easy it is to recreate these bowls at home. Not only did I find out I could, but I learned there’s more to a smoothie bowl than just good looks. They not only are filled with…

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what are some kitchen remodel tips to keep you sane
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Tips for Starting a Kitchen Remodel to Keep You Sane

I recently did a kitchen remodel and if you’ve been through it, I’m sure you’re sympathizing with me right now. The only other remodel I’ve done was a bathroom many years ago and you really can’t compare the two. I honestly thought it would just involve pulling out the old cabinets, appliances, and fixtures and putting in the new, but how wrong and naive I…

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Tuanis Chocolate Costa Rica: Organic Heaven
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Tuanis Chocolate Costa Rica: Organic Heaven

Especially during the holidays, my guess is most of us enjoy chocolate in one form or another. From candy to desserts of all sorts to our favorite holiday cookies, it’s all good. For those of us who try to eat organic, responsibly sourced foods, it can be difficult to find our beloved chocolate using those criteria. That, my friend, is a thing of the past….

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Kitchen Table Omaha Brunch Review
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The Best Bread Ever

This is a bread recipe that I adapted once I found my very healthy husband had heredity pre diabetes and heredity high cholesterol. There is a lot you can add to it or change. Remember, cookbooks and books, read them, read the blogs, listen to what others have down and adjust for your needs. I use this bread for morning toast and sandwiches for school…

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