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11 Reasons to Love Tomatoes

This year my husband and I planted 18 varieties of heirloom tomatoes.  We also made a long distance move.  Our tomatoes were in the ground even before we opened most of the boxes, which may sound absu…

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Feed Your Skin: Leafy Greens

Need a quick tip on choosing the best foods that'll help brighten your complexion? Watch this!…

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Rainbow Foods: Enjoy Your Phytochemicals!

There are many reasons to enjoy a whole foods plant-based diet. And high on the list of eye-catching colorful reasons are phytochemicals! The word ‘phytochemical’ literally means phyto (plant) - ch…

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9 Surprising Reasons to Love Tomatoes

‘Tis the season for tomatoes—lots of them.  If you have a garden, you may already be enjoying the harvest of your tomato plants.  If not, there are many reasons to stop at your local market and pick s…

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Quick Spinach Roll-Ups

These tempting little packets of spinach and cheese rolled in a lasagna noodle are just the thing for a spring supper. Add a loaf of crusty whole-grain bread and a crisp salad and you have a nourishin…

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Spinach Salad with Blueberries and Lime Vinaigrette

This is the perfect summer salad combination: tender lutein-rich spinach, anti-oxidant-filled blueberries, and a tangy lime vinaigrette to help your body absorb the iron in the spinach. Besides, th…

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Presto Pesto with Spinach, Walnuts, and Flaxseeds

So quick, so easy, and--in this case--so wonderfully good for you, pesto helps you make supper in a flash. You can put it on your favorite pasta or pizza. It gives extra pizzazz to rice, quinoa, or po…

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