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10 Unusual Uses for Pepper

Pepper does a lot more than spice up your salads and meat. The vitamin-rich spice, prized by ancients and moderns alike, has many health and household uses, too. Pepper as Health Aid 1. Deconges…

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5 Foods That Are Healthier Cooked

You'd be forgiven if you thought that raw is always healthier than cooked. For many fruits and vegetables that's certainly the case, but it's not always the case. Cooking some vegetables actually brea…

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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 mom’s side of the family is from Mexico and whenever  I hang out wit…

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Salmonella in Your Spice Rack?

In the past there have been rampant salmonella outbreaks in lettuce, sprouts, and even peanut butter, but now it’s time to be wary of a surprising source -- your spice rack. In a recently published st…

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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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Confetti Vegetable Sauce with Zucchini, Squash & Red Pepper

I've been keeping something from you. More than a year ago, I was hanging out in Italy. Mostly just eating, but sometimes cooking. Obviously, my life tends to revolve around food as it is, but my f…

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9 Essential Oils with Huge Health Benefits

Essential oils have their place secured in a natural beauty routine: They're natural, chemical-free alternatives to everything from traditional cosmetics to potentially toxic fragrances. But many…

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Ditching Black Pepper

There was a rumor around my high school about a certain unfortunate kid, who indulged a bit too much, and wound up meeting his maker at the tender age of 16 in a car wreck along the Pacific Coast High…

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I do all this except the spicy, I do not like spicy foods.

Great points, thank you!