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The Best Buckwheat Pancakes You’ve Ever Had! Vegan and Gluten-Free.

I love pancakes. In fact, they are one of my favorite breakfast foods. So when I went vegan and then gluten free I tried a number of store-bought pancake mixes. But none of them gave me that fluffy de…

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5 Incredibly Healthy Foods That Taste Like Ice Cream

Summer is finally here, and nothing beats the heat quite like a fresh scoop of ice cream. But, if you are lactose intolerant or trying to abide by a healthier lifestyle, a churned mash of refined suga…

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3 Hot Sauce Recipes for Summer’s Hot Pepper Bounty

It's hot pepper season right this second. Try these homemade hot sauce recipes! As a not-super-skilled gardener, I have to tell you that hot peppers are among my favorite things to grow. They don't…

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10 Things You Can Do With a Jar of Pesto

Every summer, I grow bushels of sweet and lemon basil. I love transforming the herbs into a fresh-tasting, bright green pasta sauce by combining them with garlic, Parmesan and pine nuts. But you ca…

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3 Ingenious Substitutes for Pizza Crust

Who doesn't love pizza? Unfortunately, when you hop on the healthy eating bandwagon, some foods are hard to replicate -- like pizza. A greasy, carby, cheesey masterpiece, pizza can make you feel a…

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15 Surprising Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

If you have hydrogen peroxide in your home, chances are it's in your first aid kit. And that's a shame, really. For one, applying peroxide to cuts and scrapes really isn't the best way to go about rep…

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Lemony Kale Salad With Avocado Coconut Dressing

This salad has so many wonderful things going for it - it's a trifecta of superfoods. There's the kale - so fresh and packed full of vitamins (C,A, and K, especially) and nutrients. I actually think t…

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7 Great-Tasting Flavors that Fight Pain

Don't let pain stop you from enjoying summer's social activities. The next time you have a picnic or invite friends over for a barbecue, try some of these proven pain-fighters to enhance the flavor of…

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10 Amazing Asparagus Recipes

Here are ten tasty ways to enjoy the heck out of those tender green spears while they're at their most delicious. Asparagus season is a glorious but all-too-brief affair so make some of these while yo…

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Do Not Wash That Chicken! (video)

This article was originally posted on August 24, 2013. We are revisiting it after hearing about a new survey that says 44% of people always wash chicken before cooking it -- reported by Food Stand…

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