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Are You Cooking With the Best Type of Onion? Probably Not.

  All onions are not created equal -- which is why it's frustrating when a recipe calls for "an onion." Sure, it's not the end of the world if you use a red onion when the recipe writer had a …

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Cinnamon Orange Nutty Granola

There is nothing like homemade granola, and it is super simple to make. Cinnamon, nutmeg and orange zest adds wonderful flavor. We use various nuts but you don't need to use them all - just pick your …

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3 Obesity Health Risks You Never Thought Of

Recent figures show that two-thirds of U.S. adults (and one-third of children and teens) are either overweight or obese. Yet millions of Americans are unaware of the many ways obesity can 
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Quick & Cooling Asian-Inspired Cucumber Salad

Our cucumber plants are producing a nearly overwhelming number of cukes. Our pantry shelves are already lined with enough bread & butter pickles and sweet relish to last until next summer. There's…

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Salty Sweet Roasted Cabbage – Vegan & Delicious

I made up this new way of preparing cabbage two weeks ago and can't get enough of it. Roasting brings out the cabbage's natural sweetness and the mellow flavor is enhanced by the fruity richness of th…

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Almond Milk Isn’t As Great As You Think

With the almond milk industry skyrocketing, it seems as though more and more people have made almonds their non-dairy, plant-based milk of choice. Itís quite understandable. Almond milk has a terrific…

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22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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Salad Dressing and Dip With Bone-Building Nutrients

Building strong bones isnít just a matter of popping calcium supplements.† Itís important to eat a diet rich in many essential nutrients to build strong bones, including:† boron, calcium, manganese, m…

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Mouthwatering Uses for Homegrown Tomatoes

It's that time of summer when my first home-grown tomatoes are starting to ripen. Cue the marching band. I eat those first few tomatoes like candy. My Sweet 100 cherries don't even make it to the k…

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8 Tips for Going Vegan on a Budget

One of the myths about the vegan lifestyle is that itís too expensive for the average or low-income family. Perhaps this is because many people relate the term Ďveganí or a plant-based diet to pre-pac…

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Good article and accurate facts!

I don't think that we have anything like this in Canada.

Haites is an angel and a hero. Beautiful girl!

@D. White: You are obviously not a scientist or a historian in any way. Before European illegal immi…