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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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5 Healthy Marshmallow Recipes

I must confess: when it comes to food I can resist almost anything except marshmallows. I love their soft, sweet, marshmallow-y goodness. But most packaged varieties contain excessive amounts of sugar…

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5 Healthy Replacements for 5 Unhealthy Foods

Large food companies are very effective at convincing you to eat their products even if they are deadly to your health. I picked out 10 of the worst offenders in 2 articles: 5 Top Foods to Eliminat…

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The Ultimate Healthy Holiday Survival Guide

Thanksgiving and Hanakkah are on their way. For those of us with special diets or food sensitivities, holiday dinners can become rather stressful and depriving. But the holidays are a time for everyon…

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10 Fun & Festive Thanksgiving Recipes

Halloween may have just ended, but it's time to start focusing on the most important foodie holiday of the year - Thanksgiving! In the US, the big day is happening on November 28th and you’re no do…

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10 Festive and Delicious Halloween Recipes

The costume is planned, the candy is bought... but have you cooked up the perfect menu? Halloween is right around the corner and we've got some excellent festive foodie recipes. If you’re planning …

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Vegan Pumpkin Scones

If you like scones, you’ll love these whole grain, vegan ones created by my friend and excellent recipe developer Angela Grow.  She generously shared this recipe with me for my book 60 Seconds to Slim…

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14 Ways to Enjoy Pumpkin

Pumpkins aren't just for jack-o-lanterns. They are a delicious and nutritious addition to your diet. Here are 14 easy ways to start enjoying pumpkin now: Roasted -- Cut it into slices, lay in a roa…

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Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

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About the only processed food I eat is an occasional ham (yes, extremely salty). Other than that, I…

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