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7 Clever Tips to Make Produce Last Longer

Letting veggies and fruit go bad isn’t just a bummer for our budgets, it’s also a problem for the planet. According to the World Resources Institute, 25 percent of calories grown around the globe for …

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Chilled Avocado Soup

YIELD 4 servings Ingredients 2 ripe avocados, peeled 2 cups reduced-sodium vegetable broth, warmed to room temperature 1 (4-ounce) can or jar chopped green chiles 1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt…

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4 All-Natural DIY Beauty Products

Think you need to shell out hundreds of cold, hard cash on pricey beauty creams and designer shampoos? Wrong! Turns out, the best all-natural skincare products on the market are hiding in your kitchen…

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Yellow Tomato Soup with Avocados

YIELD 3 servings Ingredients Cilantro Oil: 1 cup fresh cilantro 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Soup: 1 medium onion 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups yellow cherry tomatoes (or any summer c…

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11 Brilliant Kitchen Hacks to Reduce Waste

Americans waste hundreds of pounds of food per household each year. A whopping 30-40% of the US food supply ends up in landfills each year! Why are we wasting so much food? A lot of it has to do with …

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10 Health Benefits of This Incredible Superfruit

Some people avoid avocados due to their high fat content. Most of us know by now that avocados have the kind of fat that actually help you lose weight! Avocados are bursting with of other health be…

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Beyond Guacamole: 8 Unusual Avocado Recipes

You know that avocados are great on sandwiches, on top of salads, and - of course - in guacamole. But there are so many other ways to use this versatile fruit! Check out these unusual avocado recipes …

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5 Green Foods You Should Be Eating

Yes, yes, we all know we should eat more greens. But, the regular rounds of broccoli, green beans, and lettuce can get rather tiresome. Instead, try these nutrient-dense green foods that are often ove…

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The Horrifying Truth About Avocados

Avocados are a truly spectacular food. Packed full of good fats, carotenoids, folate, and yes, even cancer-fighting nutrients, some have argued that the avocado could be the world's most perfect food.…

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Mexican Vegetable Soup

Recipe: Mexican Vegetable Soup From: Toni Okamoto at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter! My mom’s side of the family is from Mexico and whenever  I hang out wit…

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