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Frozen Lemon PEEL Cubes for Health Benefits!

The cancer-fighting properties of lemons have been studied for quite some time now & it’s noted that the peel actually has a more ability to detox the body than the juice alone.


Why I’m Choosing to Cook with Cast Iron

Friends, say hello to my new baby ^. We’ve been wanting to make the switch from today’s chemical-ridden, go-to, pre-coated “non-stick” pans, to the seemingly old-fashioned choice in the kitchen, CAST IRON. I don’t know why, but it’s like I was procrastinating and “waiting for the right moment” to make the switch. Maybe it was because I wanted that moment of meeting my very own/first EVER cast iron skillet, to be perfect (that’s a foodie’s life problem for ya right there). Or perhaps I was just intimidated by the differences in cooking with, caring for, and routine I’d have to learn and adapt to. Well, whatever it was, I’m over it. Hubby & I picked up this beauty from Whole Foods yesterday, and I’m in love. I chose a Lodge Cast Iron grill pan. We are habitual steak-eaters, so this seemed like a perfect introduction in to the cast iron world. Now if you’re a cast iron newbie, like I am, here are a few reasons why you may want to look in to this “way-of-life”: Cast Iron …

Asian-Inspired Crockpot Pulled Pork RECIPE (+ VIDEO!)

WATCH THE QUICK & EASY-to-FOLLOW RECIPE VIDEO HERE: INGREDIENTS: -Pork Tenderloin -Sea Salt -Chinese 5-Spice Seasoning -Granulated Ginger -Granulated Garlic -Avocado Oil -16oz. Organic Chicken Broth -Coconut Aminos -Toasted Sesame Oil -Black Pepper – Parsley Flakes (finely-chopped) -1/2 Lemon -Chopped Green Onion STEPS: Take your (thawed or fresh) meat out of the refrigerator about 10 minutes before cooking. After rinsing and patting dry, rub meat entirely with sea salt, Chinese 5-spice, ginger, and garlic. Heat the avocado oil in a sauté pan on stove until about to smoke. (After allowing rubbed meat to rest for about 5-10 minutes) Sear the meat on all sides (about 2-3 minutes each), and then remove from all heat. Add chicken broth, coconut aminos, toasted sesame oil, black pepper, and finely chopped parsley to crock-pot. Place seared meat in to crock-pot. Squeeze the juice from 1/2 of a lemon over top of meat. Cover crock-pot with its’ lid and turn on ‘high’ heat for 4 hours (if in rush), or on ‘low’ for 8 hours (for more tender meat). Once …