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15 Best & Worst Foods to Eat When You’re Sick

Being sick is never fun. While reducing stress and getting plenty of sleep can help you get through a nasty bout of seasonal sickness, food can play an important role, too. Of course, some foods are b…

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3 Unexpected Therapies to Improve Mood

When you’re feeling in the dumps, you may put on a song you really like, go out for a jog, or gulp some of your favorite hot cocoa to counteract the negativity. But there are many more ways to improve…

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Strawberry-Apple Sauce

Recipe: Strawberry-Applesauce From: Honor Fabun at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! My favorite summer fruit meets my favorite autumn fruit in this wholesome treat. I’m…

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5 Ways to Feast on a Sustainable Thanksgiving Meal

Someone wise recently pointed out to me that we use the holiday season as an excuse to do so many things that are bad for us. We spend too much, we eat too much, we get too busy, and we simply comp…

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Seasonal & Local: Good for the Planet & Your Body

One of the biggest questions I get from clients is, "What should I eat?" And I totally get why! They have not only been overfed on processed food, but also on diet dogma, leaving most folks more co…

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April’s Fruits & Veggies Inspire Dining Al Fresco

With the sun finally shining and a light breeze blowing, wouldn't you agree that food tastes better? The spring weather just invites you outside and you're no longer limited to dining at your table, b…

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Eat Great, Healthy Food for Less Money

I hear from people quite a bit that they don't purchase or eat healthy foods (especially organic foods) because they can't afford them. It is true that sometimes healthy, organic options can cost quit…

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4 Keys to a Happy, Healthy Winter

The term "winter blues" gets tossed around a lot when days get short and chilly weather sets in. But regardless of the season, there's plenty to be upbeat about—even if you can't take a stroll in your…

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Recipe for Warming Winter Cocoa

When you have guests over to your home this winter, treat them to a steaming cup of this lovely cocoa. You'll have fun preparing it, and they'll loooooove you for serving it. It has just the right amo…

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4 Ways to Prepare for Winter

The official start of winter is about a month away, and there are some practical things you can do around your home and yard now to get ready for the cold. Here are a few simple ways to prepare for wi…

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Love birds , thanks for the great ideas

Very good to know. I do like gingerbread.

my best friend's step-aunt makes $88 /hour on the internet . She has been laid off for seven months …

Good advice. Thank you.