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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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Blueberry & Cucumber Salad (Recipe)

This is the quintessential summer salad -- light, refreshing, in season and delicious! Blueberry & Cucumber Salad Ingredients: Dressing: 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 Table…

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16 Superb Health Benefits of Cucumber

Pick a handful of firm, dark green cucumbers and pop them into your shopping basket. Congratulations! You have just bought yourself a fruit (yes, the cool cuke is fruit, not a vegetable) full of good …

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10 Great Twists on Lemonade (Slideshow)

  Ah, lemonade -- what's more delightful than this summertime treat? Nothing beats the freshness of homemade, and getting to determine your own perfect ratio of lemon-sugar-water is ideal. But…

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5 Ways to Savor the Flavors of Summer

There’s only one thing in my mind that rivals the warmth and fun of summer: the taste of summer. Fresh ripe berries, summer squash, right-off-the-vine tomatoes—not much compares to these magnificently…

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Cold Cucumber Soup (Recipe)

  Who says soup is only for the winter? Check out this fantastic and refreshing recipe for cold cucumber soup and enjoy all summer long! Cold Cucumber Soup Ingredients: 1 English cucu…

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7 Tips For Eating to Look Younger That Actually Work

  By Sara Novak, Planet Green The day I turned 25 years old I headed straight to the store and bought loads of different ultra pricey skin creams. I was sure this would keep me wrinkl…

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Cold Soups for Hot Weather

by Kelly Robinson, Contributor to Healing Recipes on Allthingshealing.com Editor's Note from Michelle Gregg, All Things Healing Senior Editor: If you've never tried chilled soups you are in for a r…

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