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Desserts

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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5 Ways to Add Raw Cocoa to Your Diet

I cannot remember the last time I went a full day without consuming cocoa. Seriously. Whether it's my morning hot chocolate I make from scratch, or the raw cocoa powder I sprinkle over frozen banana s…

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The Surprising Reason Chocolate is SO Darn Healthy

Chocolate is something of a miracle food -- it can ease depression, boost circulation, lower blood pressure, and even help you lose weight. In a strange correlation, it could even make you more likely…

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8 Surprising Uses for Cream of Tartar

  You might not realize it, but you probably have one of the most versatile cleaning agents sitting on your spice rack. Cream of tartar, chemically known as potassium bitartrate, is typically …

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7 Vegan Pie Recipes for National Pi Day

What better day to bake a pie than National Pi (3.14) day? We know the day isn't exactly commemorating baked crusts with sweet filling, but hey, they're both related to circles, right? Here are 7 pies…

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7 Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate is loaded with nutrients that can positively affect your health. Made from the seed of the cocoa tree, it is one of the best sources of antioxidants on the planet. Studies show that dar…

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Maple Crème Brûlée

I've been wanting to make crème brûlée ever since a friend made some for us last winter. Before that, it had never occurred to me that one could even make crème brûlée at home. In my mind, this decade…

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