5 Easy Cold Brew Recipes

5 Easy Cold Brew Recipes

By: Kristin Marr of Live Simply

The first time I tried cold brew, I made a rookie mistake by drinking the entire bottle versus diluting the concentrated coffee with water or milk. Despite this mistake, I fell in love with the balanced and smooth flavor of cold brew.

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Roasted Vegetable Soup

Roasted Vegetable Soup

By: Kristin Marr of Live Simply

A few years ago, my family made a drastic shift in the way we eat. We made the switch from quick, packaged foods, to purchasing ingredients to make our own meals at home. We learned to embrace “prep time.”

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Winter Panzanella Salad Recipe

Keeping Ingredients Fresh

By: Kristin Marr of Live Simply

The quality of the ingredients used to make a recipe can make or break the meal. This is particularly true when it comes to making recipes that call for fresh produce. Fresh produce is packed full of natural flavors that can take a meal from good to over-the-top amazing!

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DIY Face Mask & Scrub

DIY Face Mask & Scrub

By: Kristin Marr of Live Simply

Over the years, we’ve made homemade cookies, hot chocolate kits, vanilla extract, lip balms and body butters, and face masks and scrubs. Our family and friends started dropping hints in the early fall about the special gifts they would like to receive.

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Dishwasher Myths Uncovered

5 Dishwasher Myths Uncovered

By: Kristin Marr of Live Simply

The hardest working appliance in my entire kitchen is my dishwasher, and yet, for many years, this appliance was a complete mystery to me.

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