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Your Raw Almonds Probably Aren’t Raw

Since 2007, every commercially grown almond from California – which means every almond grown commercially in the United States since they all come from the Golden State – has been heat-pasteurized or …

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6 Natural Alternatives to Popping Tylenol

If you are feeling a little achy, inflamed, or have a nagging headache, your first reaction may be to pop a couple Tylenol. However, a recent study has suggested that, for certain conditions, Tylenol …

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5 Nuts Not Grown in California

National almond, walnut and pistachio crops are very thirsty, and predominantly grown in drought-stricken California; if you’re looking for alternatives, consider these. The great nut hubbub of 201…

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Nuts Aplenty, Nuts Galore! The Ultimate Guide (Infographic)

No one eats enough nuts. There are so many to choose from and they all do different and miraculous things for our bodies. Below is The Ultimate Guide to Nuts (and seeds!) so that you can snack with th…

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Growing Almonds in California Uses More Water Than LA

Is your snacking contributing to water scarcity? California has been going through a multi-year drought that a recent study has shown is the "worst in 1,200 years", with 2014 being the driest year …

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Banana Split Yogurt Parfaits

YIELD 2 servings Ingredients 1 cup low-fat vanilla Greek yogurt 1 banana, sliced into coins 1 cup blueberries or strawberries 4 teaspoons caramel sauce or chocolate syrup 2 tablespoons chopp…

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7 Fats You Need in Your Kitchen

Are you confused about which fats and oils to cook with? We learned about the need for this part of our diet in The Truth About Fats & Oils. But, it's crucial that we choose the right oils to c…

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Gluten-Free All Day: Tasty Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

This is a collection of some of my favorite gluten-free recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. All the recipes are vegan and white sugar free! You CAN make your own gluten-free meals quite easily…

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Nourishing, Comforting Porridge With Fruit & Nuts

Fight off the sniffles and give "comfort food" a new and healthy meaning with this wonderful, warm porridge—a luscious treat for a January evening. Current scientific evidence indicates that whole …

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Apple-Almond Quinoa

Since apples are in abundance during the fall season, why not take advantage of this versatile fruit? This vegetarian quinoa dish is full of apples, cinnamon and almonds and adds a fun twist to your q…

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