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Braised Leeks and Artichokes (Recipe)

I like to serve this both as a side dish and as an appetizer, with sliced bread as an accompaniment. It really celebrates the bounty of spring; want to up the ante? Add peas, green beans, fresh fennel…

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15 Amazing Benefits of Ghee

Modern science now verifies what Ayurvedic health science has said for thousands of years: Ghee has a host of health and cooking benefits and is good for the mind and spirit. I consider ghee -- a f…

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3 Reasons to Eat Some Chocolate Right Now

Do you like chocolate? If so, I have some good news for you! Get yourself a little piece of good, dark chocolate, and check out these fun chocolate facts below. If you're trying to watch your sugar…

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Nori Wraps

This is a simple way to make sushi at home! Serve it a la carte which makes it easier and a fun event for a party or for a family dinner where people can assemble their wraps themselves. There are …

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7 Biggest Grocery Store Mistakes

Food prices are on the rise, and grocers' profit margins are slim. So it's no surprise that they'll do anything they can to get you to fork over your hard-earned cash. Overspending, wasting food, and …

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How to Grow Green Beans Even if You Have a Brown Thumb

Whether you call them string beans, snap beans, or haricots verts, green beans are a great addition to any backyard garden, and because they're easy to grow and harvest, they can be a good gateway cro…

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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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Fresh Salmon Panzanella Salad

Beautiful and healthful, this bread salad makes an ideal one-dish dinner. YIELD: 10 Servings Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds boneless salmon fillet 8 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/2 teaspoo…

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Just simply BEAUTIFUL !!!! Thanks so much for bringing this to us !!

@ Jocelyn C: I agree that the nasty one, Elaine, needs to realize that Vegan suppliers will say anyt…

Dogs are social animals, so no surprised here.

Oh well, this an angle of vegan recruitment I hadn't seen yet. Too bad that it is even less convinci…

Good advice!! Being good to those around me leaves me with a much better head space at the end of t…