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Yam and Avocado Sandwich

Recipe: Yam Sandwich From: Toni Okamoto at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! A few years ago I worked at a restaurant in Sacramento, CA called Sugar Plum Vegan and they …

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6 Tips to Get the Most Nutrition Out of Your Produce

OK, so I posted on Eating on the Wild Side by Jo Robinson a few months back, but as I continue to read this well-researched and exceptionally insightful book I am struck by the wealth of tips and tech…

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Bean, Avocado and Tomato Salad

It’s getting warmer outside, so it's a great time for salad meals. This refreshing salad has three types of beans and a light, wonderful dressing. It’s delish! Salad: ½ head red leaf lettuce, wa…

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8 Healthiest Leafy Greens

  All leafy greens are not created equal. And, sadly, the most popular greens in the United States aren't even close to being the most nutritious. So what should you replace your iceberg lettu…

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This Food Has 180 Times the Fluoride of Drinking Water

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock Jeff Green has been an activist in the movement to eliminate toxic fluoride from your water supply for the past 15 years. With more than 60 percent of U.…

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Try New Varieties in Your Garden

One of my favorite aspects of gardening is trying new things I’ve never grown (or maybe even never eaten) before. In Triumphant Turnipis, you’ll find variety recommendations for all turnip types, i…

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Antioxidants: Plant vs. Animal Foods

In the beginning, blueberries were the best. Then walnuts took the title, then wild blueberries took it back. Then small red beans were considered the #1 most antioxidant-packed food (that is, until h…

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A Super-Simple Way to Grow Food: Start a Bag Garden

I'm all for planting in well-worked, well-maintained garden beds, but because of busy schedules and limited growing space, that isn't an option for everyone. If you've been thinking of taking the plun…

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In the Garden: How to Grow 5 Spring Basics

Spring is a time of great excitement in the garden—and the one thing I like best about winter is that it's only one season away from spring! This is the time of year when I map out my garden (I use th…

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Just Say No to “Convenience” Food

I'm here to tell you the inconvenient truth about "convenience" food: It is not very convenient at all. The definition of convenient is "not troublesome." But if you ask me, there's something very…

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Hmmm...looks good but makes me nervous. I've always had very oily skin, so adding more oil seems od…

For myself, I have found this to be true. 21 days exactly. Thanks for sharing.

Sounds delicious! Thanks