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Ginger Turmeric Sore Throat Soother

A natural caffeine-free way to sooth a sore throat, Ginger Turmeric Sore Throat Soother * GoodieGodmother.com

Soothe a sore throat with one of my favorite natural remedies, a ginger turmeric sore throat soother!  Early this year, I was introduced to cooking with fresh turmeric, and I now use it whenever possible in lieu of dry. Not only is it supposed to be super good for you and full of great anti-inflammatory curcuminoids, it tastes good. With seasonal colds starting to make the rounds in the Godfather’s office,…

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Beverages/ Breakfast

Peach Basil Protein Smoothie

Peach Basil Protein Smoothie - seasonal ingredients make this unique protein smoothie recipe a favorite! * GoodieGodmother.com

Make your afternoon (or morning) protein smoothie exciting using fresh flavors and seasonal ingredients from the farmer’s market or your garden. This peach basil protein smoothie is a new favorite for this fitness-loving foodie! I ran into a girlfriend at the gym this morning, and the topic of working came up thanks to an article we’re reading for book club this month. It’s a good read if you have a…

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Beverages/ Blog Recipes/ Breakfast

Tinkerbell Inspired Smoothie

This Tinkerbell inspired smoothie may not give you the ability to fly, but its nutritious ingredients and lovely layering do make days a little more magical! Pineapple spinach layered smoothie recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

This Tinkerbell inspired smoothie may not give you the ability to fly, but its nutritious ingredients and lovely layering do make days a little more magical!  Confession time! I’m terrible at making themed foods. Pinterest mom I am not. BUT… I really like the idea behind themed food. Recently, I read a post in a Facebook group where this creative mama makes themed dinners for family “movie nights” for her girls…

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Beverages

Strawberry Basil Lemonade

Strawberry Basil Lemonade is a delicious non-alcoholic lemonade recipe perfect for summer. Naturally flavored with fresh fruits and herbs! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Raid the garden, farm stand, or the grocery store so you can make this delicious strawberry basil lemonade from scratch! It’s the perfect summer drink to take you from porch to park to beach.  I am a devout water drinker about 10 months out of the year. You will usually catch me walking around with a water bottle in my purse, refilling it multiple times a day. That is, until…

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Beverages/ Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Easy Neapolitan Milkshake

Easy Neapolitan Milkshake - 3 classic flavors blend perfectly in this layered old fashioned milkshake recipe. * GoodieGodmother.com

It takes just a few minutes (and only 1 flavor of ice cream) to make this delicious and easy Neapolitan milkshake. Vanilla, strawberry, and chocolate make the perfect treat on a hot day!  In second grade, my teacher used to hold ice cream parties each Friday if the class accomplished certain goals that week. We looked forward to it all week, and it was an extra exciting week if we…

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Beverages/ Blog Recipes

Key Lime Margarita

Key Lime Margarita Recipe * GoodieGodmother.com

A key lime margarita is an easy, tasty cocktail to enjoy during the summer months! Quite a few years ago, I went through a brief period in time where I would actually stop flipping channels and watch “Real Housewives of Whatever” while I folded laundry. One of those days, watching a show from one of those cities, I happened to catch one of the housewives ordering a “skinny margarita”, which she explained…

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Beverages/ Blog Recipes/ Breakfast

Fresh Turmeric Smoothie

Fresh turmeric smoothie recipe - Mango, fresh turmeric, carrots, ginger, and more make this vitamin and antioxidant loaded vegan smoothie a delicious way to start the day!

Fresh turmeric is probably one of the trendiest ingredients you haven’t heard of, but you should know about. It’s often used in savory dishes, and it is a natural anti-inflammatory. Purported to have health benefits acting as treatment or prevention for all sorts of things because it contains curcumin, I suppose it falls under the “super food” category, but there isn’t solid scientific evidence yet for most of the benefits. It is still really…

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Beverages/ Blog Recipes

Rosemary 75 Champagne Cocktail

A refreshing New Year's Eve Cocktail! Get the color changing Rosemary 75 champagne cocktail recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Every day in our lives is reason for celebration, even the most challenging, because we are blessed to be alive. The closing of one year and beginning of the new is a great time to celebrate what has been and what will be, and what better way to do that than with a little bubbly? Inspired by the original French 75 cocktail, my Rosemary 75 Champagne cocktail recipe is definitely…

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How to Make Your Own Cultured Buttermilk

Save money and eat better! Making your own buttermilk is an easy and economical way to improve the quality of your baked goods! Learn how on GoodieGodmother.com

Cultured buttermilk is a rich, not sweet, milk used in so many recipes. From biscuits to cake, it’s a staple in any baker’s kitchen, but it adds up! Buttermilk is a surprisingly expensive ingredient, and there isn’t much variety when it comes to choosing between brands or even fat content when you’re at the store. Thankfully, it’s easy, and economical, to make your own!…

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