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Holiday Waste: 6 Million Tons of Trash to Landfills

Did you know that household waste increases by 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day? Learn where we waste most and how to curb holiday waste this year. Between our regular household t…

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Handling the Holidays: Bringing a New Relationship Home

I was catching up with a dear friend last week, and she brought up a great (and timely) topic: bringing her new beau home for the holidays for the first time. As she discussed her excitement and conce…

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Clever Tools To Help Reduce Food Waste During the Holidays (Or Any Party)

We all love the family gatherings, lazy days and big meals, but holiday food waste can be significant. WeHateToWaste.com points out that American household waste jumps 25% between Thanksgiving and New…

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Red Apple Salad with Oranges and Feta

Don't be fooled by this light salad, it will leave you feeling full! Packed with vitamin-filled fructose and healthy fat, you can enjoy this dainty arugula salad without feeling hungry ten minutes lat…

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Red Grape Grapefruit Salad

This winter salad is perfect for a Thanksgiving or Christmas appetizer or side. The holidays aren't all about brussels sprouts and potatoes. Sometimes, you need a little vitamin C to liven up your din…

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More Than 50 Green Holidays (Besides Earth Month)

Written by Green Diva Lynn (aka Lynn Hasselberger) You've heard the phrase "Earth Day is Every Day." Or... Earth Month is every  month. It should be the case, right? With more than 50 green hol…

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Cake of the Year | Chocolate + Cardamom

As the year comes to a close, our minds inevitably begin to flutter about, scribbling mental post-its on our cranial walls, noting important resolutions to stringently enforce come January -- eat heal…

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5 Holiday Healing Teas

Enjoy a cup of warming and healing herbal tea during the holidays.  Not only do they taste great, they impart incredible health benefits, too.  Here are five of my favorites: Gingerbread—New resear…

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A Holiday Message About Compassion

I thought you might enjoy a special holiday message from the HeartMath Founder, Doc Childre. "At the core of our hearts I feel that we all care for each other, and compassion is one of the highest wa…

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4 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

'Tis the season of holiday parties, frothy mugs of eggnog, sugary cookies, and plenty of good cheer. It is a lovely season, but once the new year arrives, many of us are filled with regret. The averag…

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