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22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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5 Most Versatile Pantry Items Outside the Kitchen

Many pantry items are versatile in the kitchen: eggs, potatoes, cheese and cauliflower to name a few. But a few special pantry items are so versatile that they pull double-duty (or even triple-duty) a…

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A Delicious Soup That Fights The Cold & Flu

Winter might slow us down in general, but it can make the nose run. Body ache, fatigue, colds and flu are, alas, a bane of the cold months all over the country. Traditional advice on how to fight s…

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6 Easy Ways to Get More Nutrition from Everyday Foods

In every household, there is usually a set way to clean, cut and cook vegetables. Most of these methods are so routine we don't think twice about them. For example, you might always eat carrots raw, o…

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Essential Spring Cleaning for Your Body & Mind

Spring is finally upon us! After the long, dark doldrums of winter, you may be feeling a little less spritely than you did before the eternal frost. You may be moving more sluggishly, fitting more tig…

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Do You Drink Coffee Between 8 and 9 a.m.? Here is Why You Should Not.

If you are an early riser, you have reason to congratulate yourself. Waking up in the early hours of the morning†gives you dozens of vital health benefits. It helps you go to bed early and be more …

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Cutting Back on Salt? Use This Instead.

Cooking can sure be a pain if you're watching your salt intake. How many recipes are there that don't contain the stuff? You can certainly opt for a commercial salt substitute, but they tend to have w…

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Citrus Vinaigrette (Recipe)

Brighten up your winter salads and roasted veggies with this refreshing citrus vinaigrette. Citrus Vinaigrette. Ingredients: Juice of 2 lemons Finely grated zest of 1/2 lemon Juice of 2 …

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Mexican Vegetable Soup

Recipe:†Mexican Vegetable Soup From: Toni Okamoto at†Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on†Facebook,†Instagram and†Twitter! My momís side of the family is from Mexico and whenever †I hang out wit…

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10 Terrific Reasons to Love Lemons

After a heavy dinner last night, I resolved to start my day light and fresh. So I poured warm water in a tall glass, and squeezed the juice of a lemon into it. Washed and chopped basil leaves went in …

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Thank you. I always think they look so cute when they dig it up and have a soil covered nose. :-))