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How to Grow a Kombucha Scoby from Bottled Kombucha

How to Grow a Kombucha Scoby from Bottled Kombucha

Months ago I wanted to start making my own kombucha.  I was buying bottles of kombucha from the health store and the costs were adding up and I felt it was time for a cheaper way.  I researched a few ways for how to grow a kombucha scoby.  A scoby is the white alien looking…

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Kombucha Adventure

Kombucha

I just had a drink of kombucha and it tasted nothing like what I expected.  It tasted wonderful, fizzy, pop like, full of flavour….it didn’t taste like the gross cloudy juice with what looks like mold growing in the bottom would taste like. Kombucha is growing in popularity.  It’s a huge trend.  The idea of…

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BOOK REVIEW – Secret’s to Controlling your Weight, Cravings and Mood by Maria Emmerich

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I recently finished reading Maria Emmerich’s book, Secrets to Controlling your Weight, Cravings & Mood.  I love Maria’s blog, and I religiously read all of her posts.  I’m little bias towards Maria and her words of wisdom.  I bought the kindle version her book for $9.99.  Since then I’ve been on a kindle book buying…

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Low Carb All-Dressed Kale Chips

Kale Chips

How has your Victoria Day long weekend been treating you?  The weather is gorgeous here.  So far I have done some shopping at a few local shops and garage sales.  I picked up two beautiful locally painted pictures.  I love them!  I’m going to change the yellow mat for a white mat and frame them…

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High on Avocado & Low Carb Chocolate Pudding with Peanut Butter Ripples

***I no longer use xylitol or Splenda. Please keep in mind xylitol is poisonous to dogs. I would suggest you use a natural sweetener like raw honey. Generally I feel I’m a pretty happy individual.  Of course I get grumpy around you know when.  I’m soo in love with guacamole that I have been eating…

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How to Cut Carbs in Jam by 50%

Chia seeds can be used to reduce anything.  They can be used to reduce fat in a recipe, replace eggs, reduce calories, reduce carbs, and add omega 3 fatty acids.   You probably thought they were just for chia pets!  For this experiment I used chia seeds to reduce the carbs in my jam.  Jam is…

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Kale Chips and the Cure for MS

What do kale chips have in common with curing Multiple Sclerosis?  A lot.  It is superfood.  I started eating kale chips after Jimmy Moore posted this video on his site.  I heard about kale chips before but I thought baked “lettuce” would taste funny.  It doesn’t taste funny it tastes AMAZING! Please take a moment…

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Hemp seeds in my Chocolate OH MY!!!

I have a secret to tell you.  I don’t know if maybe I should be ashamed or shouting for joy.  I like hemp.  GASP!  Now I feel so much better.  No, I’m not a hippie. I don’t smoke mary janes.  How in the world did I, a very good natured girl discover hemp?  It’s not…

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