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We Were Fooled Into Thinking Carrots Improve Vision

Eating lots of carrots will improve your vision, right? Not exactly, the American Chemical Society explains in a new video. Bottom line: Carrots can contribute in a general way to overall eye health, …

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Apple Cinnamon Whole Wheat Muffins

YIELD 12 servings Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose unbleached flour 1 cup whole-wheat flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups peeled and shred…

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6 Helpful Health Facts About Carrots

Carrots rank right up there with spinach among earth’s topmost health foods. These cold months are a wonderful time to enjoy them steamed, roasted, baked and grilled. My favorite way is to steam them …

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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 Foods That Are Healthier Cooked

You'd be forgiven if you thought that raw is always healthier than cooked. For many fruits and vegetables that's certainly the case, but it's not always the case. Cooking some vegetables actually brea…

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Luscious Carrot & Yam Coconut Soup with Potato and Cauliflower Mash

Luscious Carrot and Yam Coconut Soup With an amazing texture, this soup makes you melt when you eat it – it’s that good! It’s great for people on non-dairy diets since coconut milk is used. The cur…

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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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Roasted Carrot Curry Noodle Soup

Recipe: Carrot Curry Soup From: Renee Press at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Servings : 6-8 Prep Time : 10m Cook Time : 30m Ready In : 40m From an over…

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7 Autumn Harvest Superfoods

I love autumn's crisp air, brilliant colors, and especially all the wonderful harvest foods. Here are seven of my favorite fall superfoods: Apples—We've all heard the adage, "an apple a day keeps t…

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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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