Green Bean Casserole

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Green Bean Casserole is probably my favorite Thanksgiving dish of all time. Unfortunately, cream-of-mystery-franken-foods-soup is not healthy, nor are the deep fried onions that typically grace the … [Read more...]

How to Prepare for a Successful VBAC

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Note from Katie: Several years ago I wrote about my own successful VBAC birth, and because of it, I'm often asked by expectant mothers what's the best way to prepare for a vaginal birth once you've … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Casserole

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This is a Thanksgiving classic recipe that many people love. Our family prefers plain baked sweet potatoes with lots of butter and Himalayan salt, but since some extended family prefer the marshmallow … [Read more...]

Root Vegetable Grain Free Stuffing

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Stuffing is such a part of Thanksgiving for so many people (me included), but I've never loved the boxed, processed stuffing mixes that just seem bland and mushy. Sure, there are some decent … [Read more...]

Healthy Cranberry Sauce Recipe

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I've always thought that homemade versions of classic recipes taste much better than store bought versions, and cranberry sauce is a perfect example of this. Although I loved the canned jellied … [Read more...]

Coconut Milk Irish Cream

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Irish Cream always makes me think of the holidays. Be it Christmas or St. Patrick's day, I want to pour a glass over ice and sip its creamy goodness while I bake and make merry. The only thing that … [Read more...]

Why I Don’t Use Petroleum Jelly (and What I Use Instead)

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Petroleum Jelly, the main ingredient in Vaseline®, is often used in beauty products and even on its own to moisturize skin. It's cheap. It is unscented. It seems to work well for softening skin... … [Read more...]

Ginger Honey Switchel Recipe

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Ever heard of Switchel? It is a fermented beverage that hasn't seemed to gain the popularity of Kombucha... yet (though I suspect it will soon!). It relies on pre-fermented apple cider vinegar and … [Read more...]

Cloth Diapers: How to Get Started

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The decision to cloth diaper is easy for some. But if you are like me, there are a million questions that need to be answered first. Cloth diapering today is so different from the way our grandmothers … [Read more...]