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How To Get Your Dog To Eat His Veggies and Fruit

While my dogs don't share my vegetarian lifestyle, there are many fruits and veggies that I feed Sanchez and Gina as treats. But, how do I get them to want their veggies and fruit as much as their dog…

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5 Delicious Desserts That Boost Your Health

I have an irrepressible sweet tooth. For years, it would make its presence felt every evening, just after dinner, and I would crave a sweet bite. If nothing healthy was available, I would drift toward…

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The 3 Best Snooze Foods

Trouble sleeping? Foods high in nutrients that promote serotonin levels can help. Bananas, toast, and honey are all examples of foods that can help treat insomnia and support healthy sleep patterns. W…

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2 Great Sleep Foods

Trouble sleeping? Foods high in nutrients that promote serotonin levels can help. Watch this for a quick tip on choosing the best ones!…

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7 Summer Recipes for Drinking Your Fruit

I'm pretty much solely a water drinker. I love its taste, the obvious benefits, and the feeling of constant hydration. I'll admit it can get a little boring sometimes, especially in the heat of the su…

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4 Reasons Why Bananas Kind of Suck

If there is one food my wife will not tolerate, it has to be the banana. Her categorical hatred of the banana is unflagging and the mere smell of a ripe banana will send her into paroxysms of disgust.…

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15 Surprising Uses for Bananas

  Sure, most of us love to enjoy bananas for breakfast or, perhaps, a snack. But bananas have so much more going for them than just a delicious and nutritious treat. In fact, so many of the re…

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Healthy Banana Bran Pancakes

Mardi Gras is just around the corner. For some that might mean a lot of scary pink cocktails and a bit of samba--for me it means pancakes! And I'm not alone. There are many spots on the globe that top…

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Buy Fair Trade: It Just Makes Sense

I would be hard pressed to end my talk about disposable coffee cups without spending a few minutes on fair trade certification. While fair trade is a relatively new idea (certification that is, not t…

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Going Bananas for Organic Fruit

Whoever says bananas are the perfect fruit, I have to agree with them. I love bananas. I love everything about them, their taste, their smell, that cute little package they come in. They contain every…

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We do like our peas and beans. Dad was in the Navy and said they had beans for breakfast every Wedne…

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I do not cook beans on a regular basis. My first venture will be chicken chili. I would love to find…

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