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Juicing & Smoothie-ing Tips & Recipes

Both juicing and smoothies make it easier to eat a wider variety of foods, which is important because you increase your chances of developing a food allergy if you don't rotate the types of food you…

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Easy Summer Rice Salad

YIELD 6 servings Ingredients 3 cups cold basmati rice (leftover takeout works wonderfully) 1/3 cup Italian dressing 2 large tomatoes, chopped 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped 1/2 red o…

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10 Cool Health Benefits of Cucumbers

Cucumbers are very cool and healthy. Discover how this perfect summer veggie keeps your body hydrated, strong and happy. Enjoy some of my favorite cucumber recipes. Some People Say Cucumbers Will D…

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Watermelon and Cucumber Salad

YIELD 2 servings Ingredients 1/2 pound watermelon, cut into chunks 2 cucumbers, seeded and chopped 8 fresh mint leaves, torn 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 pinch salt 1 pinch pepper In…

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Goodness in a Glass: 3 Fruity Breakfast Drinks for Busy People

Ever since I began using my blender to whip up fruit-based shakes and smoothies, I have not had to miss out on breakfast, which is undoubtedly the most important meal of the day. Each morning, I walk …

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Cucumber Salad with Herbs

YIELD 6 servings Ingredients 1 shallot, minced 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 8 small lemon cucumbers or 3 English cucumbers, peeled, seeded…

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Panko-Crusted Salmon Sliders

YIELD 12 pieces Ingredients Cucumbers: 1 tablespoon honey 1/4 cup Kikkoman ponzu sauce 2 teaspoons sesame oil 1/4 teaspoon salt Coarsely ground black pepper 1 unpeeled English cucumber, th…

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Couscous with Mango and Cucumber

Sweet mangoes combine with Israeli couscous in this summery salad. The key here is balance, with each ingredient contributing a part but not overwhelming the others. Israeli couscous is sometimes call…

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‘Vegánh Mi’ (Vegan Vietnamese Bánh Mi Sandwich)

Recipe: Bahn Mi From: Stefan Bloom at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! For my money, the bánh mi is the best sandwich in the world. It's spicy, sweet, sour, crunchy, ho…

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Cucumber Watermelon Lemonade

Recipe: Lemonade From: Toni Okamoto at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! I picked some lemons off of my tree and spent $1.50 on a pre-cut 1/4 watermelon and cucumber.  I…

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