Posts By: Sabeel

Herbs and Spices in Your Kitchen

Congratulations to our friend and partner, Sharon Daniels, on the publication of her new book Healing With Herbs and Spices (A Part of the Miracle Healers from the Kitchen Series). We are more than excited to read this captivating text, and learn all the secrets that herbs and spices offer for health and wellness. Check out this book,… Read more »

Gluten Free Banana Almond Muffins

In the mood for a warm, healthy, gluten free treat? In the test kitchen, we were starved and bored of the cold. So we made muffins! Here’s the Recipe: Ingredients: 1 3/4 cup Gluten free all-purpose baking flour (we used Bob’s Red Mill) 2/3 cup mascabado sugar 1/3 cup coconut oil or unsalted butter 2… Read more »

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Give Thanks For A Healthier You

Thanksgiving is more than just a family holiday – it’s often the start of holiday weight gain. There’s more to those extra pounds than all the sweets and treats we commonly associate with the holidays, however. The way we cook can be just as important as what we cook. There are some basics that most… Read more »

The Perfect Holiday Gift Made Easy

Finding the perfect holiday presents can be a challenge for even the most experienced shoppers. Black Friday is a tempting event, but it doesn’t often yield the best buys, and it can be high stress. Not to mention dangerous. So how can you find the perfect gift, without dealing with the crowds or missing out… Read more »

Why Eat Herbs and Spices

There’s more to good food than just using whole food ingredients. One of the best ways to add a little extra nutrition to your meal is by including herbs and spices. These powerful ingredients do more than add a little extra flavor to your food. They can provide more vitamins and minerals than the vegetables,… Read more »

Mouthwatering Caramelized Bananas

Back in June, we promised to post a recipe for caramelized bananas in the near future. Our test kitchen has been preparing batches of these tasty delights since then, and finally settled on the following recipe, for the most scrumptious results. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 14 minutes Ingredients: 2 firm bananas, peeled and… Read more »

A Brief Introduction to Making Cheese at Home

Many of the foods we take for granted as difficult or out of the average home cook’s reach are actually easily prepared in the kitchen. We talked about SCOBYs and cultures in the last post. Keeping dairy in mind, let’s dig into the glories of home cheese making today.   Why Make Cheese at Home?… Read more »

Making Yogurt, Kombucha, and Vinegar at Home

In many communities, a new cooking technique is invading the kitchen. Cultures are becoming popular. From yogurts to kombucha, home cooks are tackling some of the most fascinating food products on the market in their own kitchens. You can, too. The benefits of probiotic foods like yogurts are numerous, including improved digestive health and lower… Read more »


Sugar Cookies

I think nearly everyone has made sugar cookies with their family at some point. I’ve never been a very big fan of the traditional recipe, though. As a result, I twisted it with my chocolate chip cookie recipe and came up with something truly delectable. Hopefully your kids will enjoy it as much as mine… Read more »