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5 Reasons to Make Homemade Dog Treats (Plus a Recipe!)

Dogs are very special to us. So why do we feed our dogs packaged, processed foods that we so knowingly avoid for ourselves? They accompany us in the best of times and worst of times with a wagging …

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Buzz-Off Bugs! DIY Natural Bug Repellent

As much as I love being outdoors, I hate getting bug bites! There are lots of commercial bug repellents out there, but most of them contain chemicals I don’t want to put on my body or my children’s…

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Fresh from the Garden Tabouli

This tabouli tastes like a garden in a bowl. Very fresh and bursting with flavor. Enjoy it chilled or at room temperature. Perfect for a summer lunch, picnic or potluck. It’s delightfully refreshing! …

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Couscous with Mango and Cucumber

Sweet mangoes combine with Israeli couscous in this summery salad. The key here is balance, with each ingredient contributing a part but not overwhelming the others. Israeli couscous is sometimes call…

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Delicious Girl Scout Cookie Recipes

Girl Scout cookies aren’t the healthiest cookie out there. They are highly processed and full of nasties like trans-fats, GMOs, and artificial flavors. But, luckily, you can easily make even more deli…

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Want Glowing Skin? Try Oil Cleansing

Most of us want to our skin to look and feel great, but there's so much conflicting information on what's best for it. I like to say that there are three factors that determine great skin and how i…

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6 Health Benefits of Quinoa (& A Sweet Potato Quinoa Cake Recipe)

Mmm, quinoa - a superfood with no fewer than six awesome health benefits. Let us count the ways we love you, quinoa! You... are a complete protein-rich food containing NINE essential amino acid…

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Cake of the Year | Chocolate + Cardamom

As the year comes to a close, our minds inevitably begin to flutter about, scribbling mental post-its on our cranial walls, noting important resolutions to stringently enforce come January -- eat heal…

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15 Reasons to Love Sweet Potatoes

The holidays are not the only time to break out the sweet potato recipes. Now there are 16 reasons to enjoy these terrific tubers all year round. 1.  Sweet potatoes are readily available, although …

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Chickpea Tandoori & Risotto

Recipe: Tandoori From: Margaret Chapman at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Yield : 4-5 cups Servings : 4 Prep Time : 5m Cook Time : 30m Ready In : 35m …

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