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articles by: Becky Striepe

7 In-Season Fruits and Veggies to Eat Now

We are right on the cusp of summer, which means we've got maybe another couple of weeks to track down some beautiful spring produce before it starts to wane. Here are 7 yummy spring fruits and veggies…

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3 Vegan Potato Salad Recipes to Spice Up Your Next Cookout

Or maybe I should say "herb up?" Potato salad is a cookout staple, but you don't have to douse russets with gloppy mayo to make one. These potato salad recipes go beyond the mayonnaise jar and straigh…

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Is More Sun Exposure Healthier for Our Skin?

Author's note (6/19/2014): This article is a rewritten version of the one published on June 14, 2014. The media adviser for SunSmart at Cancer Council Victoria reached out to let me know that the Naut…

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10 Tasty Vegan Breakfast Ideas

It can be hard to pull it together and make breakfast, can't it? On a busy morning, the most important meal of the day often falls to the wayside as we get ready for work, pack lunches, and scramble t…

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Why Watercress is a Spring Produce Win

We're rounding out the Spring Produce Spotlight with one of my favorite unsung veggies: watercress. Here's how to grow, cook, and eat this flavorful spring green. Watercress is one of the lesser-know…

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Try This 15 Minute Yoga Video to Kickstart Your Morning

Zev Starr-Tambor of Tribeca Yoga produced this beautiful 15 minute morning yoga video. Whether you're new to yoga or an old pro, you'll love starting your day with this refreshing 15 minute wake-u…

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Why You Should Try Sorrel

Sorrel is a delicate, leafy green that's great in soups, sauces, and salads. Learn how to pick choose, store, and prepare this yummy spring veggie! If you've never tried sorrel before, you are in f…

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10 Yoga Poses to Boost Your Energy

Feeling a little run down? Try some yoga for energy to get your heart pumping and your blood flowing. We think of yoga as being soothing and relaxing, but it can be incredibly energizing, too. Strenu…

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One Way to Keep Pets Out of Shelters

The cost of pet ownership can be a little bit of a surprise for first time dog and cat parents. Folks who work at animal shelters will tell you that they get a lot of animals from people who say they …

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Endive: Spring Veggie Spotlight

Spring is endive season. Have you been passing over the endive at the farmers market? This salad green might not look like much, but it's actually a flavorful nutritional powerhouse! Grab some endive,…

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about Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!

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