Author: Holly Anderton

macaroni and cheese

The BEST Macaroni and Cheese

Confession: when I was in college, I practically lived on Kraft Macaroni and Cheese. You know, the really inexpensive macaroni and cheese in the tall blue box? With the bright orange powder? I know. But it filled me up and it fit within my budget. And every once in a while,...

basil pesto

Basil Pesto

I’m obsessed with basil pesto this summer. Maybe it’s the fact that the basil I’ve been getting in my CSA baskets is so fragrant, or maybe it is simply that my body is craving the antioxidants, magnesium and vitamins it contains. Either way, I’ve been experimenting with different pesto ingredient combinations and this...

cashew ranch dressing

Cashew Ranch Dressing

This dairy-free ranch dressing is quick and easy to prepare and is an excellent replacement for store bought dressings that contain toxic ingredients including vegetable oils, chemicals, preservatives, artificial sweeteners, and food dyes. Learn more on why you should ditch conventional salad dressings here. In addition to being a much healthier option, this...

foaming hand soap

Foaming Hand Soap

When you see how easy, healthy and inexpensive it is to make your own foaming hand soap, you’ll never go back to a store-bought brand again. Why? Because most foaming hand soaps on the market contain a long list of antibacterial ingredients and synthetic fragrances that can be highly toxic. But...

persimmon cashew smoothie

Persimmon Cashew Smoothie

This persimmon cashew smoothie is the perfect way to transition into fall. It’s rich and creamy with just a hint of sweetness, and it is so warming. Perfect for chilly mornings. But this smoothie doesn’t just taste good. Did you know that persimmons are rich in antioxidants, containing 55% of...