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July 2018 Favorites

Myrrh essential oil is the newest one to join my collection and I’ve been primarily using it in my DIY facial oil blend (blog to come) or in my no waste homemade toothpaste which is just an eyeballed mixture of baking soda, coconut oil, ceylon cinnamon, food grade bentonite clay, and myrrh EO.  I more

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Top 5 Tips For The Best Korean Food


1). Start with the best ingredients.  These lay the foundation for a delicious meal.  Some Korean cooking essentials would include quality dried anchovies and kelp for stock, quality {and I can’t emphasize that enough} fish sauce, unrefined toasted sesame oil, soy sauce, pastes and flakes.  I would recommend sourcing ingredients that are as natural more

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New + Old Healthy Habits


Oldies but goodies: You guys already know what a huge fan of green smoothies I am.  I’ve probably been talking about them since the creation of both my channel and blog and have posted a few basic recipes that I work off of.  Lately, I’ve been obsessed with an abundance of wild blueberries and barley grass juice powder which more

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3 No Cook Korean Side Dishes – Fast, Fresh, Healthy Banchan


3 NO COOK Korean side dishes as part of a meal or bibimbap {Korean mixed rice dish.} 1 seafood and 2 veggie recipes for fast, fresh, healthy inspiration. Korean side dishes are a must-have for every proper Korean meal.  I exaggerate not.  Sure, it may seem luxurious to have several little dishes of different tasty more

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Korean Stuffed Cheese Pancake – Hotteok 호떡


Korean hotteok are basically fluffy golden parcels with a molten cheesy center.  Crispy, buttery and ooey gooey.  These are the savory version of their classic sweet counterpart.   Korean stuffed cheese pancakes are a very popular street food.  Whenever I visited my family in Korea, I probably enjoyed way too many of these along more

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My Favorite Korean Snacks


Korean hard tack may not win any beauty contests but for me, it always makes me think of my parents who grew up on these and still enjoy them today.  They remind me of animal crackers but their smell, shape and crunch instantly transports me back to being a kid. These sweet glutinous rice more

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3 Korean Banchan Side Dishes


3 Korean banchan side dishes that are vibrant and tasty yet easy to make.  Today, we have watercress, zucchini and eggplant on the menu, each with its own flavors and textures. Lately, I’ve been craving Korean food something fierce.  The days of plentiful Korean BBQ joints and tofu houses are gone since moving to more

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2017


How May got here so quickly, I’ll never know.  Next week is Mother’s Day and my mother in law will be visiting and I’m so excited to show her around the island.  I just mentioned on instagram how I’m still working through my list of “things to do in St. Croix” over a year more

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