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8 Tips for Going Vegan on a Budget

One of the myths about the vegan lifestyle is that itís too expensive for the average or low-income family. Perhaps this is because many people relate the term Ďveganí or a plant-based diet to pre-pac…

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Your Basic Guide to Green Veggies (Infographic)

All greens are good! But let's take an individualistic approach and look at each veggie, one at a time, and cherish them for their specific nutritional superpowers. Even iceberg lettuce is on the list…

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3 Homemade Ice Cream Popsicles (Delicious & Vegan)

If youíre trying to beat the heat and enjoy an occasional treat, here are three healthy and nutritious options without all the added sugar and chemicals found in most commercially-prepared treats. …

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Lemon Balm Spritzer – Healthy & Refreshing

I've got the most delightful lemon balm spritzer for ya. It's the balm bomb! And since it's HOT out there, this seemed like the right time to share it. Although I wage an ongoing battle against the…

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Watermelon and Cucumber Salad

YIELD 2 servings Ingredients 1/2 pound watermelon, cut into chunks 2 cucumbers, seeded and chopped 8 fresh mint leaves, torn 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 pinch salt 1 pinch pepper In…

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Why & How to Eat More Beets

Beet season is here! These healthy root veggies are in season from June through November. Here are some tips on choosing, cooking, and storing your summer beets. If your only experience with beets …

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Superfood: 10 Delicious Chia Recipe Ideas

Have you tried chia seeds yet? Chia seeds have a lot in common with flax. Both have a nutty flavor and are great in baked goods, green smoothies, oatmeal, and more. Chia gets a lot of hype as a sup…

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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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Healthy Italian Pasta Salad

YIELD 6-8 servings Ingredients 1 pound (1 16-ounce box) brown rice fusilli pasta (or favorite noodles) 2 cups fresh roma tomato, chopped 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoe…

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