How to Prepare Stone-Ground Yellow Grits {Recipe}

One summer when I was a young child and my parents worked from dawn to dusk, all we ever ate for breakfast was grits. Not only did my older siblings and I not know what to make but we also didn’t know how to prepare anything else. Grits seemed so simple. Now, my parents never bought the instant grits that comes in the boxes. They only bought the white quick grits that came in the bag. Quaker brand I believe it was. It only took a few minutes to make and we couldn’t get enough of it, little did we know how detrimental it was to our health.

Homemade Grits| Natural Chow


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Garlic and Cheese Scones

gncsScones don’t have to be hard or tasteless. Believe me, I’ve eaten my fair share of horrible scones. If you haven’t, it isn’t an experience you’d want to go through. If you have, I’ve come to turn your definitive view of scones around. And I have just the recipe.

Garlic and cheese scones are savory and delectable and can be served for breakfast, as an appetizer, or as a side, possibly with some sort of vegetable soup. I remember the first time I made them, I was unsure if they were going to have the distinct “made with baking powder” flavor. Once making that mistake, I was determined to never make it again.

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Healthier Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies are truly a classic. They are made year round for various holidays like Easter, Halloween, and, of course, Christmas. But is the recipe you’re using the healthiest choice? Some people have been searching literally their whole lives for the perfect, classic sugar cookie recipe, like the kinds that grandma makes or the kind you can get in famous bakeries.



I am going to be straight with you here, because you deserve the truth. I am a sucker for sweets. Although I don’t eat sweets all the time, sweets have always been something I enjoyed. So I try to make something healthier than a store-bought cookie or a cookie that was made without caring what was put into them. Yeah, I try to avoid that as much as possible. Shortening & bleached sugar, no thanks.

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Authentic Hungarian Poppy Seed Cake

Poppy Seed Cake

You may not know this but I am half Hungarian. My grandmama has passed this recipe down from her grandmother, Baroness Anna Piriti-Farkas.. One day, she invited my sisters, my mother and me to make Hungarian Poppy Seed Cake. We had fun and I learned a lot. This recipe is nothing like the other poppy seed cake recipes out there. Before making it with my grandma and getting the recipe from her, we literally tried about 6 different recipes and none of them tasted as delicious and authentic as the real recipe.

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40 Healthy Easy Snacks {for kids and adults!}

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When we’re hungry and you just don’t know what to eat, we tend to eat mass amounts of foods that aren’t necessarily good for you. That’s why it’s good to have a list on hand of easy, healthy snacks that, with preparation, can be put together in a snap.

Eating real food as a snack is an great way to boost your child’s diet. After a while of choosing item’s off of the list, you can usually narrow them down to about 15 that your family agrees are their favorites. Once at that point, you can still throw in a few surprises along the way, just to try again for maybe snacks that could be healthier than their favorites.

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