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Lemony Kale Salad With Avocado Coconut Dressing

This salad has so many wonderful things going for it - it's a trifecta of superfoods. There's the kale - so fresh and packed full of vitamins (C,A, and K, especially) and nutrients. I actually think t…

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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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Vegan Secrets Revealed! 5 Magic Foods for Decadent Plant-Based Cooking

Are you thinking of going vegan? Exploring Meatless Mondays? Just looking for tasty ways to work more plant-based yum into your diet? I'm going to break vegan protocol, and publicly reveal the indulge…

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The Truth About Fats & Oils

Are you confused about fats and oils in your diet? There a common diet trend that eliminates fats for weight loss and health. Eliminating dietary fats is not good for the body. We need dietary …

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DIY Healthy Superfood Chocolate Recipe

Chocolate is one of the world's favorite foods, and considered a vice by many, but did you know that when done right it's one of the healthiest foods on the planet? There is a clear distinction betwee…

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15 Surprising Uses for Coconut Oil

You know that you can use coconut oil to cook, but did you know about these other surprising uses?   I recently started using a lot more coconut oil both in my cooking and around the house. W…

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Eat Your Saturated Fat

Here’s the gist: saturated fat doesn’t cause heart disease OR make you fat. That's right. What's even more mind-blowing? -- The fat in your bacon might actually be making you healthier. Holy cow! …

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Coconut Oil: Holistic Alzheimer’s Treatment?

In 2008, Dr. Mary Newport's husband was turned down for a clinical trial because his Alzheimer’s had advanced too far for the study. Desperate, she searched for anything that may help her husband. Thr…

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Vegan & Delicious Mandarin Coconut Cookies

Our friend Karen who is the innkeeper at the lovely Woodstock Inn on the Millstream, had made a batch of these the last time we stopped by for a visit. Karen was very generous with her cookies, an…

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Is Coconut Oil Good For You?

Some who profit from coconut oil claim it has miraculous powers, curing everything from cancer to jock itch. The boldest claim may be that it is a potential cure for Alzheimer’s, based on a series of …

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