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Why Undercooked Pasta is Better For You

Pasta gets a lot of love across the world, but also an unfair share of bad press. Maligned as an unhealthy fattening dish, pasta is actually good for you if cooked the right way. Experts say you sh…

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Patience, The Art of Intelligent Waiting

"Adopt the pace of nature: Her secret is patience." —Ralph Waldo Emerson Life unfolds in spite of our impatience. The misfortune of it is that because of our impatience we don’t fully appreciate the …

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Exotic Spice Cookies

Super easy to make, the secret is adding the egg at the end. Exotic spices give them a phenomenal taste! 1 ½ cup spelt flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 tea…

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Coping Through Crises by Connecting With Others

When a crisis happens, our stress tolerance level depletes from the shock and emotional pain. We become overwhelmed, which inhibits our capacity to cope. Yet, it’s completely understandable why we wou…

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How Black Tea May Help Cut Your Ovarian Cancer Risk

More than 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the USA every year according to the National Cancer Institute. The most common of these is epithelial ovarian cancer, the fifth leading caus…

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3 Easy Ways to Cook Spinach with an Indian Touch

The health benefits of spinach are a legion, and spinach in your salad, soup and pasta is always a winner. In India, we like our food spicy, but when it comes to spinach, most dishes are prepared m…

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How to Sneak More Veggies into Every Meal

Part three of a three part series on making the veggie taste transition. Read part one here and part two here. Then listen to the Foodie-Phile podcast at the bottom of this post. Make the Veggie Ta…

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Quiet Joy Italian Vegetable Eggplant Sandwiches

Add a twist to your standard sandwich: Rather than using bread, try crisping up eggplant with olive oil and breadcrumbs. Then fill the "sandwich" with a delicious pesto, tomato and mushroom combo. Del…

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Maintain A Willingness to Embrace Change in Life

An undeniable truth about the physical universe is that change is constant. From the tiniest known particles on Earth to an estimated 500 billion galaxies in our universe, everything is in motion. All…

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The Nut That Boosts Metabolism and Busts Belly Fat

With its rich, creamy taste, I for one would never have suspected the decadent pistachio of aiding weight loss. But turns out that this is a metabolism-boosting nut, and science has proof of it. A …

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