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9 Fruits & Veggies to Try Pickling This Summer

Itís mid summer and the farmerís markets are in full swing. If youíve been in the mood for pickles with all that extra produce lying around, open your eyes to a world beyond the cucumber. Try pickling…

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Love Pasta? Try These Super Healthy Noodle Alternatives

Pasta is delicious, but it doesn't always have to mean†those dense, high-carb noodles made with white flour. Believe it or not, there are a few lighter, more fiber-rich options that taste just as good…

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Start Your Day With This Cooling Smoothie

"Fruit in the morning is like amrit, or nectar," says Anand Srivastava, Chairman of Maharishi Ayurveda Products, India. According to him, fruit is easy to digest, and packed with nutrients that nou…

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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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