Instead of focusing on what I couldn’t eat, I came up with up with something else I love, and simply chose to make that a part of the holiday. It’s now one of my favorite parts of the holiday meal.
It’s certainly easy to make a great-tasting juice with gobs of sweet fruit, but let’s face it, sugar is sugar is sugar. Thankfully, there are delicious options that can both satisfy your taste buds and remain low-to-no sugar. You just need to know a few tricks.
Making your own bread from scratch is fun and extremely satisfying. There’s nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked bread or the sense of achievement you get from creating your own food.
I could have written about how a roast chicken is an easy win, and an economical way to practice “real food cooking.” But I think it’s better to use it as an example for just how deeply nourishing real food can be.
Rather than blocking your nose, closing your eyes, and drinking a glass of slimy sludge that looks and tastes like swamp water, use this fool-proof formula that will help you create savory smoothies that look and taste amazing.
Chia seeds can seem intimidating to begin with, but once you get to know them and understand not only what they have to offer you nutritionally, but what they can do for you in the kitchen, you will start adding them to everything… like this chia jam!
This quick BBQ sauce includes whole food ingredients and half the sugar of the regular stuff…and doesn’t require any ketchup. You can ramp up the sweetness or the spiciness according to your tastes.
This is a beautiful flavor combination. A splash of vanilla really makes this almond butter sing – adding that home-baked taste and sweetness, without sugar. So, so good….and healthy, too!