Author Archives: CSHeuser

Chocolate Chip Cashew Butter Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cashew Butter Cookies Difficulty: Easy Yield: about 2 dozen 1 cup cashew butter 1 egg (add a second one if the dough looks too dry) 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ cup chocolate chips ¼ … Continue reading

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Recipe: Tuna Summer Salad

Tuna Summer Salad Difficulty: Easy Yield: about 3-3½ cups 1 cup cooked rice noodles or spaghetti 1 can tuna, drained ¼ cup chopped dill pickles 1 Tablespoon pickle juice 2 Tablespoons chopped celery 1 medium carrot, peeled and shredded 1 … Continue reading

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Potassium is a mineral that is essential for healthy living. Potassium keeps the kidneys, heart and other organs working properly. Potassium is essential for getting proper nutrients into a cell, and can even prevent kidney stones, . A potassium deficiency … Continue reading

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Something’s Fishy

Lent is almost upon us and ’tis the season for fish. Reading this article may be helpful, and will hopefully calm your fears of mercury poisoning from eating too much fish. First, let’s start with the serving size. Four ounces … Continue reading

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On December 20, 2017, Aldi stores voluntarily issued a recall of several kinds of apples. This recall is effective in the North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, Georgia, Indiana and Kentucky Aldi stores with apples sold after December 13th. These are … Continue reading

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Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free Holiday Baking

Attention gluten and dairy avoiders! Baking season is upon us! Here is a great recipe for dairy-free, gluten-free muffins. I have baked several variations of this recipe and provide you with my best version. Feel free to leave a comment … Continue reading

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Broccoli is only one of many crucifer vegetables. Broccoli has been popular since the ancient Roman times. There are many benefits to broccoli like reducing the risk of breast cancer, relieving some symptoms of Autism, and detoxifying the body. Broccoli … Continue reading

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Stinging Nettle

Have you ever heard of “stinging nettle?” Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) is a plant that holds a variety of benefits to health and well-being. It is most often seen in teas, but can be in tablet form or even in … Continue reading

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Clary Sage Essential Oil–Update

Essential oils seem to be a popular interest these days. Good quality essential oils are fairly expensive, but they do have benefits to health and well-being. While I have been experimenting with essential oils for a couple years, I am … Continue reading

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Interested in a dairy-free butter? Well you’ve come to the right place! Dairy free butter, aka, ghee, is “clarified butter.” Ghee has been removed of most the casein, whey, galactose and lactose. Ghee is 99.3% butter fat, while butter is … Continue reading

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