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Killer Combo – Quinoa, Sweet Corn, Feta & Fresh Herbs

This salad is a new favorite and I wanted to tell you about it before sweet corn season ends. It's delicious and easy to make, especially if you've got some leftover grilled corn lying around. It also…

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7 Whole Grains to Add to Your Diet

While many people steer clear of whole grains, they'd do well to give them a second look. The average person eats refined grain products like white flour and white rice and avoids whole grains like t…

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How to Keep Your Quinoa Consumption Ethical

If you follow sustainable food news, chances are you ran across some stories recently about quinoa that made your heart a little bit sad. The gist of the narrative is that because people in wealthy we…

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10 Healthy Picnic Food Ideas

Now that days are getting warmer, most people will be heading outdoors to parks and beaches to spend time with friends and family. Here are 10 great healthy picnic food ideas to take along to keep peo…

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10 Vegan Superfood Recipes

When you think of superfoods, you probably picture exotic, expensive, hard-to-find ingredients like acai or or goji berries, but there are plenty of superfoods available at the regular old grocery sto…

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15 Healthy & Unique Whole Grain Breakfasts

  By now, you probably know all of the benefits of whole grains: a decreased risk of certain types of cancer, strokes, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, just to name a few. But are you really ge…

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11 Gluten-Free Grains

More and more people are realizing that they either have celiac disease, or gluten sensitivity, or just don't do well on wheat. This at first seems overwhelming since wheat is everywhere in our cul…

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Top 12 Foods that Cause Inflammation

Everyday foods like bacon, eggs, coffee and dairy products are linked to inflammation. That might not sound like a big deal but when you consider that most chronic conditions like cancer, arthritis, d…

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The Mother of All Grains for a Gluten-Free Rice Alternative

I don't know about you, but all this news about arsenic in rice is a bummer for this gluten-free green diva! I LOVE rice, and it is the basis of most of the grain alternatives I've turned to to avoid …

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Muscle-Building Foods: Quinoa

Need a quick tip on choosing the best foods that'll help you build muscle? Watch this!…

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