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Why I Will Never Buy Peanut Butter Again

I love peanut butter. Over the years, I have bought countless jars of it—whether smooth or chunky, it’s totally yummy. Besides, it is packed with powerful health benefits: protein, vitamins, antiox…

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The Ultimate Healthy Holiday Survival Guide

Thanksgiving and Hanakkah are on their way. For those of us with special diets or food sensitivities, holiday dinners can become rather stressful and depriving. But the holidays are a time for everyon…

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Making European-Style Butter at Home is Surprisingly Easy

  Have you ever made butter from scratch? I hadn't, at least not since we all took turns shaking a jar in elementary school, before this weekend.  And it's delicious -- really, really deliciou…

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Healthy Homemade: Yogurt

Yogurt is wonderful. It is a healthy source of protein that's great for meals and snacks. Unfortunately, modern dairy aisles are flooded with sugar-laden, artificially colored posers that have strippe…

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Gluten-Free, Low-Carb & Still Delicious Crackers

These crackers filled the crispy void in my life. When health reasons forced me to alter my diet, I started decreasing the amount of gluten I ingested. So, no more crackers. But there was one caveat--…

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Skin Care: Why Go Natural?

Go to your local pharmacy and pick up the first cleanser, toner, moisturizer, deodorant, cosmetic, or plain ol’ liquid soap you can find and check out the ingredients. Odds are, there are a myriad of …

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Homemade Chips and Salsa (Recipes)

  With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, what better time to explore the wide world of Mexican cuisine? We're starting things off simple with homemade chips and salsa, but check back all t…

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11 Ideas for Homemade Crafts

This weekend, make use of your free time — if you have any free time! — by taking on one of these 11 easy and crafty projects. These activities are family-friendly and low-cost, and often make use of …

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Cozy Fall Cooking: Try These Pumpkin Recipes

It wouldn’t be fall without pumpkins—and those orange globes are for way more than just decoration. Try some creative pumpkin recipes this season, and you’ll become addicted to the rich, fabulous flav…

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26 Homemade, Non-Toxic Nail Polish Shades

Nail polish is all the rage these days. Not that painting ones nails is some new form of cool (I still remember thinking my mom's nails were permanently red in the 90s) but the trend has, in the last …

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