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AMAZING Herbal Smoothie

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I was feeling sort of yuck one afternoon; I think it was the weather, raining one minute and sunny, hot, and desperately humid the next.  Then more rain. Stuck inside the house under those meteorological circumstances wasn’t doing me any good. I decided what I needed was a jolt of nutrition so I went out […]

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How to: French Press Method Coffee, and Giveaway

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Today, in addition to showing us how to make coffee French Press Style, the artisanal roasting company, JBrooks Coffee Roasters, is giving away three of their 3-bag Combo Packs.  The combo has 3 different coffees – one light, one medium, & one dark roast, in either ground or whole bean form, winner’s choice. To enter […]

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Brew Coffee Like a Pro

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Guest posting today is our friend John Pitman of J.Brooks Coffee Roasters.  Earlier in the week he soundly educated our readers on multiple coffee fronts.  Today he shows us how to make the perfect home brew. After this I have no excuse for pretending to my husband I don’t know how to make coffee so […]

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How to Make Water Kefir

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photo by Floridecires We all know that yogurt is good for you because of the beneficial bacteria.  Well, kefir has even more!  It has all different kinds of beneficial bacteria and good-guy yeasts.  You can buy it in milk, but for those of us that can’t do dairy, there’s water kefir.  It’s an acquired taste.  […]

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Iced Green Tea

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Iced Green Tea I drink iced decaf green tea.  It sounds insane, but it’s delicious.  Even the kids love it. 16 1 cup bags of decaf green tea 10 packets Truvia 2 packets yellow, pink, or blue fake sugar ~1.5 gallon container water 1.  Dump tea and sweetener into giant pitcher which is actually intended […]

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