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5 Ways to Mindfully Prepare for Fall

Ready or not, autumn is coming. While autumn is a beautiful season full of crisp air, gorgeous leaf-scapes, cider donuts and apple harvests, the end of summer can always be a little melancholy. Vacati…

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When Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Strikes in the Summer

Most people who live in areas of the world with cold and dark winters are†familiar with Seasonal Affective Disorderóa form of depression that's also referred to†as "the winter blues." But did you know…

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Super Summer Gazpacho

Perfect soup for a light lunch on a hot summer day or as a starter for an evening meal! It's very refreshing and has a little "heat" from the cayenne. Good with chips or on its own. This recipe is sim…

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Stay Toxin-Free With Coriander & Fennel Water

When the mercury soars, it's important to stay cool. For centuries, Ayurvedic healers have believed that toxins, called "ama" build up in the body at regular intervals and must be flushed out lest the…

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3 Reasons You Should Enjoy Grapes in Moderation

Bursting with juice and fragrant with freshness, a bunch of grapes is†irresistible indeed. They are in season now, so the time is ripe for reaping their multiple health benefits.†But before you go gra…

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Healthy Indian Snack: Potato & Vegetable Cutlets

For those times when the afternoon stretches into a lazy evening, your taste buds might crave a touch of spice: try this hot favorite snack from an Indian kitchen. Summer or winter, it is a delight to…

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6 Soothing, Natural Sunburn Remedies

Soothe your sunburns naturally... This past week I went to Texas on one of the beaches (yes, there are some beaches in Texas), and after being so pale after winter I got super burned. I rarely get su…

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8 Ways to Avoid Food Poisoning This Summer

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about 1 in 6 Americans (thatís 48 million people!) gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases each year.† …

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9 Fruits & Veggies to Try Pickling This Summer

Itís mid summer and the farmerís markets are in full swing. If youíve been in the mood for pickles with all that extra produce lying around, open your eyes to a world beyond the cucumber. Try pickling…

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17 Awesome Camping Hacks You’ll Want to Try

Calling all camping lovers! With these easy green living hacks, youíll be a happy camper... 1. Use wire to attach a cork to your keys so they will float if you drop them in the water. 2. Papa…

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