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Tofu Salad (Perfect for a Picnic!)

This is a delicious way to eat tofu; it tastes a lot like egg salad. Serve it like we do on lettuce leaves with sprouts, tomatoes and onions or on your favorite bread. It can also be served as a snack…

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6 Super Snacks to Grab During the Work Week

Life is hectic. Study after study concludes that people are trying to do too much in too little time and it is taking its toll.  Unfortunately, most people try to gain the time back by skipping meals …

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Can Green Tea Ever Be Bad for Your Liver?

Before you begin reading further, let me clarify: green tea as a beverage is not the subject here. In fact, drinking green tea every day is a good health habit that provides antioxidants and immunity-…

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4 Easy & Effective Ways to Care for Your Colon

When thinking about getting tested for possible health problems, most people think about routine blood tests, eye exams, mammograms and such. A colon health check up is usually far from our minds. But…

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Roasted Butternut Salad

This is a simple salad but very tasty and colorful. Adding squash is a fun way to jazz up a salad! Salad: 5 cups butternut squash, peeled and cubed 2 teaspoons sugar of choice (we use coconut s…

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Height is a Factor in These 5 Diseases

My husband and I differ in height by 13 inches, and while I lament the challenges of being shorter, he reassures me that being taller is not always a picnic.  The reality is that there are benefits as…

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7 Great-Tasting Flavors that Fight Pain

Don't let pain stop you from enjoying summer's social activities. The next time you have a picnic or invite friends over for a barbecue, try some of these proven pain-fighters to enhance the flavor of…

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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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Black Bean Jewel Salad

Going to a summer’s end picnic or BBQ? Here’s a great salad to bring -- colorful and full of flavor! White corn adds a touch of natural sweetness and complements the Mexican Vinaigrette. Delicious!!! …

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Are Hidden Chemicals Making You Overweight?

Are you having trouble losing unwanted extra weight even though you exercise regularly and eat a healthy diet and exercise?  Maybe the plastics in your life are adding inches to your waistline.  Resea…

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