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Why We Should Eat More Dandelions

The Nature Conservancy of Canada spends hours pulling weeds across the country each year. This past Saturday, Alberta Region Conservation Volunteers were given the opportunity to bite back! Since 2006…

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Baked Falafel Salad

This is a great way to enjoy falafel. Itís a hearty, colorful and tasty meal! The falafel mix is baked instead of fried, but loses nothing in translation. Itís a Mediterranean delight! Falafel ingr…

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Basil Seeds Have Health Benefits. Who Knew?

Recently I was wandering through an Asian market and came across Dried Basil Seeds. In my haste, I thought it just said basil seeds. Hmmm, maybe they were for sprouting, or at the very least I could p…

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Salad Dressing and Dip With Bone-Building Nutrients

Building strong bones isnít just a matter of popping calcium supplements.† Itís important to eat a diet rich in many essential nutrients to build strong bones, including:† boron, calcium, manganese, m…

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3 Homemade Ice Cream Popsicles (Delicious & Vegan)

If youíre trying to beat the heat and enjoy an occasional treat, here are three healthy and nutritious options without all the added sugar and chemicals found in most commercially-prepared treats. …

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Weekend Pancakes (Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free)

Who doesnít like to start their weekend with a delicious pancake breakfast? There wouldnít be so many pancake-themed restaurants and pancake variations if people didnít crave them. Even today, it is s…

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All About Artichokes

Artichokes donít often make it on the easiest-to-grow or easiest-to-prepare lists of gardeners and foodies. But that doesnít mean theyíre not well worth growing and/or bringing into your kitchen. They…

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The Secret to Killer Green Smoothies

Forget the fake green beer on St. Patrick's day. Try a delicious, non-dyed green smoothie! With the basic formula below, you can make killer green smoothies with whatever produce you have on hand. …

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8 ‘Staple’ Foods to Avoid at the Grocery Store

A lot of so-called "staple" items that we buy at the grocery store are loaded with unnecessary and sometimes harmful ingredients. They are simply not as essential as we've been lead to believe, and ca…

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5 Products You Should Stop Buying Now

If you want to save money and stop supporting mega-corporations, try making these 5 do-it-yourself items instead. Even if you cannot make them on a regular basis, these 5 DIYs are fun and educational …

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