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About Erica Hale

Hi! I'm Erica Hale and I write about family, faith and food on my blog, These Three Remain. I am thankful (yes, thankful!) for my gluten intolerance, which was the catalyst that led my family of five into a lifestyle of healthy eating and a love of real food. When I'm not busy homeschooling or playing in the kitchen, I enjoy gardening, music, photography, and hiking with my husband. Learn more.
  • Cowboy Caviar: A delicious medley of avocado, fresh tomato, corn and black eyed peas!

Recipe: Cowboy Caviar

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As a native Montanan, I admit to having a fondness for cowboys. Caviar? Maybe not so much. But the great news is, there are neither [...]

  • These cookies are a healthy but cute addition to your Fourth-of-July celebration!

Recipe: Fourth of July Fruit Cookies

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Here's a fresh, sweet, and healthy way to celebrate July 4th! Fourth of July fruit cookies are an easy and fun dessert, a perfect treat [...]

  • No corn syrup or artificial food dye here! Real food snow cones made of nothing but whole fruit.

Recipe: Real Food Snow Cones

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In my neck of the woods, snow cone stands seem to be popping up in every parking lot. On a hot day, what sounds better [...]

  • Tasty hummus with Greek olives and roasted red peppers is easy to make, and full of fiber, protein and iron. A delicious powerhouse of nutrients on a chip!

Recipe: Hummus with Greek Olives and Roasted Red Peppers

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Hummus is one of my very favorite appetizers. Served with carrots or delicious homemade sprouted tortilla chips, hummus is a savory and nutritious treat! It [...]

  • Try this luscious fruit salad drizzled with refreshing honey-mint yogurt! Make it fancy in a watermelon basket.

Recipe: Fruit Salad with Honey-Mint Yogurt

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Summer barbecues and pot-luck suppers are upon us! This recipe for fruit salad with honey-mint yogurt is a great option for a flavorful, refreshing side [...]

  • Jasmine rice simmered in tangy lemon, savory rosemary and chicken stock. Delicious with grilled chicken!

Recipe: Greek Lemon Rice

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Greek lemon rice is a wonderful side dish that adds flavor and elegance to your meal. It pairs perfectly with grilled beef, chicken or kebabs [...]

  • Just 3 healthy ingredients go in this amazing chocolate ice cream shell! Pours on and hardens over ice cream.

Recipe: Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream Shell

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Here's a recipe that you've really got to see to believe. A rich, dark chocolate ice cream topping that magically turns into a crunchy candy [...]

  • Tender organic chicken, marinated in yogurt and Greek spices and grilled to perfection!

Recipe: Yogurt Marinaded Chicken

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Don't you just love the grilling season? I love the way that grilling your food brings you outside for dinner...once you're standing out on the [...]

  • Zucchini noodles are healthy and delicious! Try them with tender sauteed vegetables and Asiago cheese. Yum!

Recipe: Zucchini Noodles with Sauteed Vegetables

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Have you tried making veggie noodles yet? I'm enjoying making pasta dishes using fresh, healthy vegetables. It's not that I don't like regular noodles, in [...]

  • An easy summer dinner, this salad is topped with seasoned, grilled steak and drizzled with creamy balsamic vinaigrette dressing.

Recipe: Grilled Steak Salad with Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette

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I am a huge fan of the summer dinner salad. And by "dinner salad," I don't mean a salad that goes with dinner...I mean a [...]

  • Make your own sweet-and-savory BBQ sauce! No corn syrup or additives, just sticky, spicy goodness.

Recipe: Homemade BBQ Sauce

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It's finally here...barbecue season! Grilled chicken, ribs, and marinated veggies are on the menu all summer long. One of my favorite flavors is sweet and [...]

  • The kitchen garden is the perfect place to grow your own organic vegetables. Tips for getting started on your own organic kitchen garden, wherever you live!

The Kitchen Garden: Grow Your Own Organic Vegetables

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Farm Dreams I admit it...I'm a reluctant suburbanite. If I had it my way, our family would live in a little hundred-year old farm house [...]

  • Try these quick berry muffins! You can make the mix ahead of time...convenient and healthy!

Recipe: Quick Berry Muffins

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Sometimes you just want a quick little snack. Something sweet-but-not-too-sweet, a little special treat to brighten up your morning or liven up your lunchbox. I [...]

  • This delicious salad is packed with protein, fiber and flavor. Three cheers for lentils!

Recipe: Lentil Salad with Tomatoes

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I'm loving the nice Spring weather, and the all-in-one salad dinners that start to sound good this time of year. This week, I tried a [...]

  • Try this savory ranch dip made with organic Greek yogurt!

Recipe: Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip

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Who doesn't love a nice snack of munchies and dip? My kids love to dip carrots and celery into ranch, and it's great on salad [...]

  • Chipotle Cumin Roasted Almonds are a healthy, easy to make treat that stores well in your pantry, ready for the next snack-attack! Flavorful & organic.

Recipe: Chipotle Cumin Roasted Almonds

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Does anyone else get in trouble when it comes to snacks? By the time I realize that I'm hungry and dinner isn't for another hour, [...]

  • Gluten and grain free strawberry shortcake meringue cups are elegant and delicious!

Recipe: Strawberry Shortcake Meringue Cups

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What's even better than strawberry shortcake? Gluten free, grain-free strawberry shortcake meringue cups, stuffed with ripe strawberries and topped with fresh whipped cream! This beautiful [...]

  • Teacup Fruit Crisp whips up in a jiffy. Organic berries, oats, nuts, honey, butter and spices are all you need for this quick, single-serving dessert.

Recipe: Paleo Teacup Fruit Crisp

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Not long ago, there was an email circulating about the "Most dangerous cake." It was dangerous because it was made in the microwave, and used [...]

  • Lamb and Lentil Stew...savory lamb and vegetables, simmered all day in the slow cooker.

Recipe: Lamb and Lentil Stew

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Spring has sprung around here, which means two things...leftover lamb (from a traditional dinner that's been passed down from my husband's family) and temperamental weather. [...]

  • Perfect deviled eggs are easy to make, and an excellent source of protein. They are also a pretty appetizer or snack, dressing up your table!

Recipe: Perfect Deviled Eggs

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It's the Monday after Easter, and you're looking at a pile of brightly colored hard-boiled eggs that look a little worse for the wear. Time [...]