Rachel’s GORGEOUS Roasted Turkey After roasting well over a hundred turkeys in my lifetime (we have a very large family) for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and occasionally *just because* throughout the year, I’ve learned a lot of techniques that I’ve wanted to get into the website here to share with you. The reason I’ve put it off Read More!
Healthy and Delicious Autumn Recipes The leaves are changing, people are reuniting with their favorite sweaters, and Holidays are approaching quickly. It truly is autumn! 🧡🍁🍂🍁 I LOVE this time of year. Curling up with a hot cider and a good book, watching a movie, or going pumpkin picking with the family. Not to mention Read More!
Vitamin C: Why It’s Important and How You Can Get It Health Benefits: Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a vital nutrient your body needs to function correctly. It’s essential for growth, development, and repair of body tissues. It’s also involved in forming collagen, absorbing iron, and maintaining healthy bones and teeth. This Read More!
Perfectly Roasted Chicken Breast These turn out perfect every single time, so it’s a really great, fool-proof, super simple roast chicken recipe to keep right next to your oven throughout these upcoming cooler months. Crispy skin + juicy, flavorful chicken is very welcome anytime at my house. Add the extra garnish and you’re set to Read More!
Chickpea Chopped Salad We completely adore chopped veggie salads. That’s quite obvious because we sure have a lot of them here on the CFC website. If you’re looking for a simple dish to bring to that Get-together that’ll delight the taste buds: this is a good one. 🥒 When the produce is fresh, inexpensive, Read More!
What are the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15? + Benefits of choosing organic foods and how to save money when doing so. *Please see a Note from Rachel at the bottom of this article regarding the source of the Clean 15 and Dirty Dozen lists. There are a lot of options when it comes to Read More!
Strawberry Mimosas 🍓🍊🥂 You can’t go out to a nice brunch without seeing or ordering a Mimosa these days. This traditional drink is currently gaining in popularity, and likely dates back to the 1920’s. A Mimosa is the refreshingly simple combination of citrus (orange juice) and champagne 🍾 enjoyed by many on a Sunday morning. Read More!
Alcohol-Free Ripe Peach Coolers 🍑🌱🍹 I promised you lots of refreshing + creative mocktails this Summer….so let’s keep them coming because it’s a hot one! If you’ve ever eaten a ripe-juicy peach just picked from the tree, you know they’re a real treat! We love getting fresh peaches from any of the local farmer’s stands Read More!
Alcohol-Free Strawberry Margaritas 🍹🌴🍓 Anyone who knows me, knows I enjoy a good homemade strawberry margarita out on the patio throughout the summer months – goes especially well with the delightful conversation of a dear friend or two. This summer I have some big personal health and fitness goals that likely won’t happen if there Read More!
Summer Produce There are so many things to look forward to in summer. Things like beach days, vacations, a break from school, road and camping trips, grilling, time spent by the pool, and longer hours of sunlight are just a few of the many enjoyable experiences that summer can bring. One of the other great Read More!