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The Lills Food showcases our food adventures, as we test ingredients and recipes, travel to food places, share food discoveries and promote healthy eating!

ARTISAN BREAD vs COMMERCIAL BREAD

Have you ever heard of a German brotform? It’s a spiral proofing basket used to style rising bread. The coiled basket helps support the dough and results in a beautiful texture and look. This specific bread we purchased from an artisanal bread maker who...

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TREAT DAY KIWI COCONUT BANANA BREAD RECIPE

When we realized we didn’t have any walnuts left for our treat day banana bread, we decided to make use of our last kiwi and some coconut flakes, by adding them to our mix. We really love how this inspired treat day banana bread turned out and ate it all up...

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ALMOND COCONUT CREAM RECIPE

We’ve been steering away from animal products all together, but every once and a while we enjoy a freshly brewed cup of coffee and desire something creamy to go with it. Rather than using regular cream, we have fallen in love with the taste of our almond coconut...

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MUSHROOM ONION SOUP RECIPE

When the first chill of Fall hit, we were quick to cook up some hot soups! One of the easiest and most soothing soups we enjoy is our mushroom onion soup. It’s hearty, the thick red onion melts in our mouths and the mushroom gives it a rustic feel and taste....

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WILD CHANTERELLE MUSHROOMS

Our first time foraging for wild chanterelle mushrooms was so much fun. A design client and friend of ours invited us to his beautiful property on an island in South Carolina. We went just to the edge of the forest and there were patches of golden mushrooms...

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V5 JUICE RECIPE

Experts say when detoxing, fasting or juicing, it’s important to take in more veggies than fruits, to avoid spikes in blood sugar. This made us get creative with vegetables and we learned so much. For instance, we didn’t know you could juice a potato!...

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GLUTEN FREE BANANA BREAD RECIPE

It’s as though we’ve become more light and airy since avoiding heavily processed/junk food. By eating healthier and smaller meals throughout the day, our stomachs have gotten smaller and we get full much faster. That doesn’t mean every now and then...

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GARLIC STUFFED ARTICHOKES RECIPE

We used to always boil our artichokes and whip up some classic hollandaise sauce, but recently we’ve enjoyed baking the hearty vegetables. With a simple recipe including only a few ingredients, we’ve found we don’t even need a sauce for these tasty...

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STRAWBERRY ALMOND MILK + GRANOLA CEREAL RECIPE

Since we’ve said goodbye to dairy products, we’ve learned about alternatives, like almond milk. When most people think of almond milk though, they may think of the kind seen at the grocery with flavors and preservatives. Our new favorite quick recipe literally turns…

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EPSOM SALT BENEFITS

Epsom salt is incredible. It’s a mineral compound that can be used in so many ways. We enjoy putting it in our hot baths to relax muscles and relieve body pains. It turns out, bathing in epsom salt also relieves bloating, lets the body absorb good minerals and...

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SMOOTHIE + JUICE DETOX RECIPES

New Year’s marked the beginning of our journey to a healthier lifestyle. To kick-start our health-kick, we enjoyed a 7 day Detox. Detoxes are a great way to give the body a break and push out toxins by juicing and avoiding solid foods for an extended period of...

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