Author Archives: Sarah @ Nature's Nurture

About Sarah @ Nature's Nurture

Sarah UmmYusuf is a former school teacher turned stay-at-home wife and mama with a passion for all things simple, natural, and homemade. She loves the natural world, and believes the solutions to many of the world’s ailments lie in nature. Her blog, Nature's Nurture, began as a way to document her family’s journey to a greener home, but has since become a thriving community and resource for those wishing to take small steps towards a more eco-friendly, natural and sustainable lifestyle. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest.

Chocolate-Coconut Cookies with Honey & Coconut Oil


It’s no secret by now, just how much I love coconut. I’m also notorious for changing up recipes to use coconut oil instead of butter, every chance I get. So when I had a craving for something chocolatey and coconut-ty, … Continue reading

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Zucchini Spice Bread with Coconut Oil

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Summer has left us, and with it has gone the bright, vibrant fruits and vegetables of the season. My favorite summer veggie? The good old zucchini, of course! But just because they’re not growing out of the ground anymore, doesn’t … Continue reading

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Honey-Sweetened Banana Oatmeal Cookies (Dairy & Egg Free!)

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I know what you’re thinking – “How on earth did you make such a yummy, scrumptious looking cookie without using any dairy or eggs?!” Or not… 😉 Well, that’s what I was wondering when I found this recipe from the … Continue reading

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Very Berry Peach Cobbler


Can you believe it’s August already? Seriously, where has the year gone?? The only thing keeping me grounded is all the wonderfully bright, fresh produce coming in at the farmer’s markets. This week, the peaches were just overflowing and I … Continue reading

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Carrot-Oat Coconut Muffins

Carrot-Oat Coconut Muffins

I’ve been making these muffins regularly for the past several months and we absolutely love them! They’re great as a grab-n-go breakfast or a mid-morning snack to hold you over until lunch time. Mr. Nurture, who’s not even really a … Continue reading

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