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Your Healthy Valentine: Coconut Milk Flan

Indulgences do not have to be unhealthy to be delectable. If you’re looking for an easy, body-friendly (free of gluten, dairy, and refined sugar) dessert for your holiday celebrations, look no further…

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Beware! The 6 Most Mislabeled Foods

It is unthinkable that we allow companies to get away with blatant dishonesty on food labels. All ingredients should be listed, no matter what.  Be wary when you buy these 6 foods, and seek out their …

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No Bake (No Gluten) Spiced Pumpkin Bars

Need an easy, last minute dessert that won’t take up precious real estate in your oven this Thanksgiving/Hanakkah? Simply tired of baking? Have gluten intolerances to appease? Then stress no more! Thi…

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Maple Syrup: Not Just For Pancakes Anymore

I grew up with maple-flavored syrup. I think the brand we stocked in our pantry was Log Cabin, which had that New England old-timey-feel, but none of the sincerity of the real thing. At one time, I do…

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Increasing Muscle Strength with Fenugreek

The spice fenugreek appears to significantly improve muscle strength and weight lifting power output while possessing anti-cancer properties in vitro. In my 2-min NutritionFacts.org video Benefits o…

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Why Maple Syrup is in Danger (Video)

By Jon Schwedler, The Nature Conservancy Most people know that America’s forests clean our air and provide water (for example, half the nation’s water supply comes from forests). But besides the…

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4 Natural Sweeteners to Try

Americans consume way too much sugar. Although the American Heart Association recommends no more than 3 tablespoons of sugar per day for children and no more than 5 to 8 tablespoons for teens and adul…

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Adventures In Maple Sugaring

Lately, we've been having cold (below freezing) nights and warm (above freezing) days -- the exact conditions needed for maple sugaring. The change in temperature is what makes the sap rise and spill …

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How to Make Snow Ice Cream (Video)

We have had a lot of snow in Manhattan this year and we even had an actual snow day! My two kids Pilar (age 7) and Biúlu (age 3) were delighted. We decided to make snow ice cream! My mother used to ea…

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Maple Syrup 101: Tap Your Tree

Do you know the difference between pancake syrup and maple syrup? Pancake syrup is the kind you find at the supermarket with, let's say, a logo of a log cabin or a favorite aunt on it--and is primaril…

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