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Desserts

7 Gifts You Can Make in a Mason Jar

The holidays are just around the corner, and it's a good idea to get started if you're planning to have a handmade holiday this season. I'm not a big believer in "stuff," but I do love showing my frie…

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5 Tips for Sticking to Your Diet During Thanksgiving

Most of us have been there. You starve yourself with skimpy salads just before the big holiday parties and get-togethers, then woof down the heavily iced cake, the whipped cream, and nummy chocolates …

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The Holiday Spice that Fights Diabetes and Heart Disease

When I think of autumn, Thanksgiving, and the holidays I think of cinnamon. Who doesn’t love the aroma of cinnamon wafting through the air?  The real deal, that is, not the fake “holiday spice,” chemi…

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10 Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy

Don't let leftover Halloween candy go to waste. Here are 10 ways you can use it 1. Donate it. Think homeless shelters, soup kitchens, the vet's office, your local community center, a senior center …

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Depression-Busting Pumpkin Muffins (Paleo)

Well, I can’t eat muffins in an agitated manner. The butter would probably get on my cuffs. One should always eat muffins quite calmly. It is the only way to eat them. -Oscar Wilde , ”The Importance…

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What’s Hershey’s Hiding? Care2 Member Asks Them to Reveal Their Cocoa Sources

Care2 member Ben Zhang says "Child labour and slavery are huge crimes against humanity," and of course, he's right. He's launched a petition drive to pressure The Hershey Company, maker of iconic Hers…

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Too Much Candy Corn Harms Your Brain

Disturbing news if you've been gobbling down candy corn like there's no tomorrow: high consumption of sugar, namely high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), has been associated with memory disfunction and bra…

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7 Fun & Natural Autumn Decor Ideas

Gourds, twigs, apples, acorns -- the harvest season is here. But put your wallet away. Ditch the store-bought hangings, artificially scented candles, and plastic maple wreaths. There are cheaper, more…

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Tummy Pleasing Maple-Pumpkin Custard

We all love a little dessert sometimes. But for those who are sensitive to wheat, dairy, or sugar, dessert leaves much to be desired. For others, most desserts are unfortunately loaded with inflammato…

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread

YIELD 36 servings Ingredients 2 1/2 cups brown rice flour 1/2 cup cornstarch 5 teaspoons cinnamon 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon xanthan gum 4 eggs 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup brown sug…

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