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Desserts

Weekend Pancakes (Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free)

Who doesn’t like to start their weekend with a delicious pancake breakfast? There wouldn’t be so many pancake-themed restaurants and pancake variations if people didn’t crave them. Even today, it is s…

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Easy Fruity Granita

Granita is Italian for “grain,” and the word “grainy” perfectly describes the texture of this style of Italian ice. We recommend scraping the granita with a fork just before serving. Ingredients …

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Delicious Girl Scout Cookie Recipes

Girl Scout cookies aren’t the healthiest cookie out there. They are highly processed and full of nasties like trans-fats, GMOs, and artificial flavors. But, luckily, you can easily make even more deli…

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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Chocolate-peanut butter bars get an update with coconut oil, maple syrup and natural peanut butter. YIELD 36 Pieces Ingredients: Dark Chocolate: 2 cups coconut oil 1/2 cup Vermont maple…

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10 Common Flowers You Should Eat

When most people think of flowers, eating them isn't usually the first thing that comes to mind. However, many of these beautiful plants can be eaten and can add color and texture to a raw salad or …

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DIY Natural Marshmallow Chicks

I love marshmallow chicks as much as the next closet sugar fan, but the ingredient list leaves much to be desired. From artificial dyes, which currently require a special warning label if sold in the …

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The Big Problem with Girl Scout Cookies

Girl Scouts -- if you want to make the world a better place, start with your cookies. I understand why the Girl Scouts sell cookies. Everyone loves cookies. The Girl Scout cookie fundraiser is a sp…

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Protein Powder Primer: Whey or No Whey?

I have many clients who tell me they want to cut back on meat but they are worried about getting enough protein every day.  I tell them about the great, delicious vegetarian sources of whole food prot…

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Give This Tasty Sugar Alternative a Chance (Infographic)

Have you given maple syrup a fair chance? This natural sweetener is reminiscent of honey, but, until now, it's been a waffle and pancake topper and not much else. The tasty sauce originates from Canad…

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9 Crazy New Food Concoctions

Hey, you can't eat healthy 24/7, right? These strange food hybrids and inventions are not for the faint of heart (or the tight of pants).   Wine Milkshake Your favorite childhood treat and…

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So adorable. Thanks for sharing

Debbie W - you took the words right out of my head !!! I always use the arsenic comparison :)

Arsenic is also 'natural,' but I'll pass on that one. Whatever happened to common sense? My son's …

Thank you for such a wonderful, insightful article! I think it's one of the best I've ever read on …