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3 Illness-Causing Mistakes to Avoid While Preparing a Holiday Feast

From piping-hot poultry to peppermint-infused drinks, food is second only to family on the list of things to look forward to during the holiday season. During the traditional festivities, it may be…

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5 Christmas Casseroles Made Vegan

Christmas casseroles are an easy way to feed your whole family (and more) during this holiday season. They are simple to make, can keep long, and you can prepare them the night before. Casseroles can …

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5 Ways to Stop the Holiday Blues

If you are feeling less than cheerful this holiday season, you have a lot of company. There's a lot going on. I am finding more people are on edge, quicker to get irritated and uncertain about the …

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4 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

'Tis the season of holiday parties, frothy mugs of eggnog, sugary cookies, and plenty of good cheer. It is a lovely season, but once the new year arrives, many of us are filled with regret. The averag…

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12 Perfectly Sweet Vegan Christmas Pies

Christmas pies come in all shapes and colors. A popular and traditional pie is the mince pie, a 2 to 3 in. mini pie filled with ďmincemeat.Ē (But donít fret, itís not really meat.) Mincemeat contains …

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10 Dairy and Egg Free Homemade Breads For Christmas

Christmas breads complement the holiday dinner table and also ensures everyone had a full and satisfying meal. Donít buy boring, flavorless bread at the store. Make some homemade bread and guests will…

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7 Ways to Beat Holiday Stress

Are you stressed out about the holidays? Who isn't? Here are 7 ways to cope with stress for maximum enjoyment this season: Don't skip meals. Skipping meals while holiday shopping, working, and prep…

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Meat and Dairy Can Rapidly Alter Gut Bacteria and Cause Inflammation

The adage "you are what you eat" might never have been truer. According to new research, your health may be determined by what you eat, and what microorganisms came along for the ride. A new Harvar…

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Butternut Squash Gratin with Leeks and Apples

  Update this holiday mainstay with an array of fresh produce. Butternut Squash Gratin with Leeks and Apples Ingredients: 3 Tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 Medium leeks, white and…

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Freaky the Snowman Pranks Holiday Shoppers (Video)

In a quirky twist on a classic Christmas tradition, Freaky, the evil twin of Frosty the snowman, scares the sugarplums out of unsuspecting shoppers. Freaky, a man dressed up in a snowman costume, …

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Thanks for the recipes :)

Come on Mum I am waiting for you to give me a spin in this salad spinner.

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Very interesting concept. Not sure I agree with it yet. I would like to see more research done on it…

This bowl is a bit breezy!