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Healthy Asian Sesame Pasta Salad

YIELD 6-8 servings Ingredients 1 pound (1 16-ounce box) brown rice fusilli pasta (or favorite noodles) 1 inch fresh ginger root, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup sesame oil 1/4 cup roa…

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How To Benefit From Nutritious Sesame Seeds

“Open Sesame!” were the words spoken by Ali Baba in the Arabian Nights to open the door to the robbers' treasure. Open Sesame, describes how the sesame seed pod bursts open when it reaches maturity…

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20 Huge Health Benefits of Sesame

Sesame seeds may be tiny, but they have huge health benefits. They were worth their weight in gold during the Middle Ages, and for many good reasons. The more I learn about this precious seed, the …

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Salmonella in Your Spice Rack?

In the past there have been rampant salmonella outbreaks in lettuce, sprouts, and even peanut butter, but now it’s time to be wary of a surprising source -- your spice rack. In a recently published st…

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9 Essential Oils with Huge Health Benefits

Essential oils have their place secured in a natural beauty routine: They're natural, chemical-free alternatives to everything from traditional cosmetics to potentially toxic fragrances. But many can …

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Nut Milk in a Minute

Almonds are members of the Rosaceae (Rose) Family and a relative of peaches, cherries and apples. They have anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, demulcent, emollient, and tonic properties. They help al…

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How Did We Get To Sesame Street?

This past weekend I was in Washington DC, on some unrelated business, when Sesame Street came to town. In celebration of 40 years in broadcasting, the Sesame Street media frenzy landed squarely on the…

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