Monthly Archives: February 2013

Whipped Body Butter

I have so many problems with lotions and such (although there are a couple of Arbonne products that I dearly love). I decided to try my hand at some more natural alternatives and since my boyfriends hands are perpetually dry, … Continue reading

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Hand or Foot Salt Scrub

I have had a lot of inquiries of late for personal care items that are sulfite free, so I am starting my collection of recipes for your body. This scrub is so easy, and your skin will feel like heaven. … Continue reading

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Sauteed Sorrel

OK – so I just stumbled across sorrel at the farmer’s market and had no idea what to do with it, so I punted. Ok, that is a lie, I bought lamb’s quarter the same day, got them confused and … Continue reading

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Sauteed Squash Blossoms

I know that exotic foods are not typically on lists of foods with sulfites, so it is always a gamble when I try something a little unusual – but these were definitely worth the risk! I had no reaction at … Continue reading

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Hummus Soup

OK – this is bubbling on the stove as I write and even not yet fully cooked it is fabulous (yes, I tasted….)! 4 cups chicken stock (the recipe for stock on this site is called bone broth) 2 cans … Continue reading

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Spicy Thai Soup

I love this and use the Basic Bone Broth made with chicken bones as the base. There is a lot you can do with the recipe – I toss in lots of different veggies or meat once I get it going! 18 … Continue reading

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Creamy Turkey Soup

Fall is settling in as I am writing this and I needed a little comfort food. This ended up being almost stew like, but as rich as a cream soup. 3 celery ribs, cut into 1/4-inch pieces 10 tablespoons butter 10 … Continue reading

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Curried Mango Chutney

OK – I am not 100% sure this qualifies as a chutney, but it is a delicious topping for chicken or fish served warm – and spectacular as a leftover – cold on vanilla ice cream or with yogurt for … Continue reading

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Ginger Cranberries

These cranberries are probably not for kids, but if you like ginger, you will LOVE them:   16 – 20 ounces fresh cranberries (ok, I have used frozen without a problem, but fresh is sooo much better) 2 cups sugar … Continue reading

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Delicious Dill Dip

This dip can be used on top of sliced cucumbers, as a salad dressing, or on a cold sandwich. If you don’t use it immediately, you will need to stir it before use. 3/4 oz fresh dill, finely chopped 1/2 … Continue reading

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