Month: April 2017

Picnic Potato Salad

Hey Boo Boo! Looks like we’ve got ourselves a picnic potato salad! Not only is this red potato salad recipe creamy (and delicious), but it’s incredibly EASY. Let’s get started by putting on “Take me home tonight” by Eddie Money, and get ready to master this classic once and for all. Serves:  8   Prep: 10 minutes   Cook: 20 minutes   Total Time: 30 minutes   8 red potatoes, diced into bite sized chunks 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped (for boiled potatoes) 1 teaspoon of sea salt (for boiled potatoes)   1 ½ cups mayonnaise 2 tablespoons of cider vinegar 2 tablespoons sugar 1...

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The Truth About Homemade Detox Water

Water: the bland, tasteless, colourless blood of life. It’s an essential part of our world, our bodies, and our health -so why do we resent it so much? A study done in 1998 found that 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated, contributing to health issues such as obesity, kidney stones, ulcers, and fatigue to name a few. (Click here to see the full study). The Truth About 'Detox' Water The trend of detox water has been on the rise, but can chopping up some fruit with our water really flush fat and toxins out of our system? Not exactly. While leaps...

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DIY Eczema Body Butter

Besides cooking and baths (especially bubble baths!), I love making DIY beauty treatments for myself to enjoy after a long hard day. Not only do they save a pretty penny (which is always a plus) but it gives you an excuse to take time out of your day to take care of yourself. Health is about feeling good inside and out! (Hello bath recipes, I’m looking at you). I’ve been on the search for a homemade eczema cream with essential oils for a long time now. Those store bought body and hand lotions do nothing for me but sting,...

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Simple Pasta Salad

Skip the artificial flavours and preservatives living in premade pasta salads and dig into this super simple pasta salad! This cold little pasta is sure to warm your heart (and your tummy) with it’s fresh vegetables and delectable herbs. Rejoice because your search is over! Now you’ve got the perfect additon to any potluck, barbeque, or side dish to your delish main course. So turn up “Faith” by George Michael and let’s get started because this easy homemade pasta salad is made with love in 20 minutes or less! Serves:  6-8  Prep: 10 minutes   Cook: 10 minutes   Total Time: 20 minutes  ...

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Roasted Spaghetti Squash

You guys, I am in LOVE! Who is this mysterious love? It’s Bond Squash, James Bond Spaghetti Squash of course. I’m actually ashamed to admit that I’ve never in my entire life even had spaghetti squash before, in fact my dear mama made it for me just yesterday. Needless to say, I was mind blown about how well it substituted actual noodles and just how easy it was to cook! With the first bite I knew that there was simply no hope for me to go without a second helping. Lucky for us squash lovers, the mighty squash has only 27 calories per...

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Hi! I'm Savannah.

Welcome to The Humble Kitchen, where good food and health walk hand in hand. My cooking style involves listening to a single song on repeat, improvising ingredients, eyeballing measurements, and crossing my fingers that this thing actually turns out. Stay for the recipes, enjoy the stories, and join me in the kitchen to create better food and better health.

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