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The Power of Garlic

Garlic is one of those amazing ingredients that can fit into almost any meal plan (paleo, vegan, etc.) while providing delicious flavor AND nutrients! It can be used in Mexican, Italian, Asian, and American foods and works well in most savory dishes. It’s one of the few ingredients I ALWAYS have in the house even if I don’t know what I’m making for the week. What makes garlic so special? Garlic is an herb from the Allium group (onion). It...

3 Ways To Use Leftover Produce

A few weeks ago, I challenged myself to dramatically reduce the waste in my kitchen as a way to cut down on my grocery bill (which made my husband ecstatic). My biggest source of waste tends to be unused food in my refrigerator. In general, I’m making a larger effort to use produce before it goes bad. Here are three things I was able to do right away with leftovers in my fridge: 1). Broth Vegetable broth is a staple...

Easy Kitchen Hack #1: Homemade Air Freshener

  I may have a slight Pinterest addiction. Ok, ok, I am massively addicted to “pinning” crafts, brand inspiration, wedding ideas and, of course, recipes. I have nearly 10,000 pins, and at least half are food or kitchen-related (surprise, surprise). While scrolling through the plethora of well-lit photos a while ago I saw a pin for Homemade Air Freshener. This isn’t a spray (although I have a pin for that too), this is just an easy way to freshen up...