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Chickpea Curry with Spinach and Spices

I love chickpeas. In India, we never eat them out of a can. Instead, raw chickpeas are washed, soaked overnight in clean water and cooked the next morning with a few spices. An immensely popular food …

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4 Money-Saving, Eco-Friendly Heating & Cooling Options

When it comes to eco-friendly heating & cooling for your home, toeing the line between comfort and eco-conscious can be overwhelming. After my family found out just how big of a footprint our h…

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3 Reasons You Should Enjoy Grapes in Moderation

Bursting with juice and fragrant with freshness, a bunch of grapes is†irresistible indeed. They are in season now, so the time is ripe for reaping their multiple health benefits.†But before you go gra…

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Healthy Indian Snack: Potato & Vegetable Cutlets

For those times when the afternoon stretches into a lazy evening, your taste buds might crave a touch of spice: try this hot favorite snack from an Indian kitchen. Summer or winter, it is a delight to…

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Superfood Date & Chia Energy Bites

Energy bars are expensive and often loaded with excess sugar. If you are active, or have a gaggle of active kids that need a quick and easy energy boost, it may be a good idea to make homemade energy …

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What Your Handshake Says About Your Heart Health

Who would have thought a simple handshake could yield a clue to your heart health? A recent study by researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario found that the strength of your grip is…

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8 Healthy Reasons to Love Fresh Apricots

In India, it is common to see vendors selling piles of bright orange apricots tinged with rich red color. Eager buyers press the flesh to ensure the fruit is not overripe. A good apricot smells fragra…

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Why Women Should Eat More Potassium After Menopause

What do baked potatoes, bananas, white beans, tomato paste, and dried apricots have in common? Yes, they taste great. But more than that, they are all rich sources of potassium. This vital miner…

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8 Surprising Health Facts About Spinach

Full of nutrients and delicious taste, spinach is a winter superfood. But what's the best way to eat it? Read the following surprising facts about this leafy green: Itís wiser to choose tender bab…

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Your Air Conditioning Could Be Costing You (Infographic)

When the temperatures crawl towards the triple digits in the middle of summer, air conditioning is a temptation that many find hard to avoid. There are several ecofriendly alternatives to cooling down…

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