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Intentional Eating

Intentional Eating

Have you ever stopped for a minute to think about how you eat your food? Are you one of those like my husband that back in the day could polish off a plate full of biscuits smothered in gravy, scrambled eggs, a cinnamon roll, a […]

Maple Almond Butter

Maple Almond Butter

I have a confession to make. I have a problem. I love nut butter. And not just almond butter, but pretty much any nut butter out there (ok except peanut butter, but that’s not really a nut but a legume, and I do love the […]

What’s The Deal With Chia?

What’s The Deal With Chia?

I’m sure you’ve seen it. That little black seed that everyone is obsessed with lately. It’s been the star ingredient of many a pudding and pie. You may have even seen it back in the day on one of those commercials in the 90’s that […]

What does Arukah mean?

What does Arukah mean?

Recently, I’ve had a few friends and family members ask me about the name of my website and what it means. Assuming that they aren’t the only people on the planet wondering the same thing, I figured I would take some time to explain it […]

Salted Chocolate Pecan Butter

Salted Chocolate Pecan Butter

Has your dog (assuming that you have one) ever frantically rubbed their back against a certain spot in the carpet continuously? Our carpet is brand new, so I don’t exactly know what is attracting our chihuahua to this particular spot, or any spot for that […]

The Clean Fifteen

The Clean Fifteen

Can I just start out by saying how you don’t truly appreciate the gift that is internet until you don’t have it in your house? We’ve been waiting and waiting for the internet techs to install everything, and they were finally coming last week. Oh, […]

Cauliflower Soup

Cauliflower Soup

Howdy folks! I’m so sorry for my absence. After many months of patient anticipation, and some months of impatient anticipation, my husband and I were finally able to move into our very first house!! After unpacking the kitchen and visiting my favorite coffee shop in […]

The Dirty Dozen Plus

The Dirty Dozen Plus

If you’re new to clean eating, the term “Dirty Dozen” might sound foreign or just plain weird. The Dirty Dozen Plus is a list that the Environmental Working Group publishes every year of heavily pesticide-laden fruits and vegetables. These conventional fruits and vegetables have been […]

Quiche Florentine

Quiche Florentine

As an “honorary Texan”, I thought I had a pretty good handle on being a Texan. *Newsflash* I was wrong. Spending every summer and almost every Christmas there from the time I was a small child only gave me a taste of the true Texas […]