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Archive for November 2013

20 Simple Homemade Gift Ideas

Homemade gifts are wonderful for any occasion. Typically easy on the budget, thoughtful and simple to put together. Homemade is always more appreciated and if it can be used up, then we’re not burdening others with clutter. Here are some great ideas from some of my favorite bloggers: Edible Gifts: Homemade Vanilla Extract From Live Simply:…

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How to Deseed a Pomegranate in 30 Seconds

Deseeding a pomegranate is super easy! Cut the pomegranate about 1/4 ” deep, all the way around. Split it into halves. Pull the skin to loosen up the seeds. Hold the pomegranate, face down over a bowl. Whack it with a wooden spoon. Enjoy eating your pomegranate!

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Strawberry Santas

Holidays are fun and part of the fun, especially for little ones, are the cute treats we share. Often, after moving to a real food lifestyle, the holiday treats that we used to share are no longer appealing. But we can still share treats, and they can be fun and cute and healthy! These little…

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Real Food Candy Canes

  Real Food Candy Canes are a perfect real food treat for the kiddos during the holiday months. Not that it has to be the holidays to enjoy a real food candy cane! My kids love decorating their plates with food. It gives them a sense of accomplishment to make things for themselves and the…

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Grinch Kabobs

How about throwing together some simple Grinch kabobs for your next holiday get-together? These adorable little snacks are bound to get people talking. These are such a hit with the kids, they love making them and eating them, which means it’s also a fun afternoon activity to keep them occupied for a few quiet minutes…

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The Easiest Way to Roast a Chicken

    Roasted Chicken Ingredients: 1 whole chicken 1 teaspoon salt Directions: Wash raw (not frozen) whole chicken in cold water. Place chicken in baking pan. Sprikle with salt. Place in 350 degree oven. Bake for 3 hours. Want to add more spice and crispier skin? Check out my other simple recipe for Roasted Chicken…

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