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4 Easy Tips for Incredible Guacamole

Summer is here. Before you starting firing up the grill for your next summer BBQ, take a moment to perfect everyone’s favorite superfood-based condiment — guacamole. Some people just can’t get enough …

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9 Lifestyle Tricks to Avoid Insomnia

Sometimes, you just can’t fall asleep. It may be stress, caffeine, alcohol, foods — who knows? If insomnia happens to you on a semi-regular basis, try these tricks to encourage sweet slumber upon your…

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Rice and Lentil Pancakes: A Light South Indian Breakfast

This is a hot favorite from South India, a place where rice and lentils play a starring role in a staggering variety of pancakes and dumplings. Typically, the thickish pancake called, Uthappam (pronou…

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Oh-So-Good Kale Salad

Raw kale salads are more popular these days since kale is a "superfood" and has many health benefits. We add some different ingredients to ours to make it chock full of tastes and textures. 8 cups …

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5 Foods That Can Be Surprisingly Inflammatory

Just because a food is generally regarded as healthy, that doesn’t mean it is necessarily the right choice for YOU. Here are 5 foods that are often considered smart choices that may actually contribut…

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Egg Foo Yung (Vegetarian and Gluten Free!)

This delicious vegetarian egg foo yung dish has a great satisfying crunch. You can vary the vegetables in the recipe to use whatever you have on hand. Egg foo yung can easily be made gluten-free. I…

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Happy Salad

This salad is fun to make, fun to look at and fun to eat! That is why I call it “Happy Salad.” The hint of onion flavor in the dressing makes it rich and tasty. It can add a little brightness to your …

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Is It Better to Buy Local or Organic?

Many of us often wonder: is better to support local farmers at the farmer’s market who are not certified organic, or is it better to buy certified organic products from the grocery store? If your loca…

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Red Pepper Couscous

If you want a simple and flavorful dish that also looks pretty, look no further. This red pepper couscous is perfect for picnics, potlucks, or an easy last-minute dinner. Try using jalapeño as a garni…

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Why You Should Never Peel Off Apple Skins

"Surely the apple is the noblest of fruits," said Henry David Thoreau. And he may be right: Packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that can help maintain healthy skin, teeth and a healthy…

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