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Tomato Gazpacho

YIELD 6-8 servings Ingredients 1 cup stale French bread cubes, crusts removed Cold water 3 cups diced peeled tomatoes (about 1 1/2 pounds) 2/3 cup Green bell peppers, diced 2/3 cup peeled an…

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Pasta with Squash and Mint

Fettuccine pasta and ribbons of squash entwine for this lovely taste of summer. YIELD 10 servings Ingredients 4 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for drizzling 1 1/2 pounds summer squash (zuc…

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5 Tips for a Perfectly Healthy Summer

There's no denying that summer is here. Though it doesn't officially arrive until late June, the warm temperatures most of us are facing are certainly more summery than spring-like. Since summer ha…

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What Your Gym Exercise is Missing

Taking your workout outside isn't just a great way to enjoy the spring weather that looks like it's finally here to stay (fingers crossed!). It also may be more beneficial to your health than exercisi…

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4 Easy Ways to Celebrate Summer’s End

When summer first started, I wrote about easy ways to celebrate the season. Since today is Labor Day, the season is now coming to a close. Although Labor Day is often marked as the end of the season, …

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Israeli Couscous Salad

Recipe: Israeli Couscous Salad From: Toni Okamoto at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! I tried to recreate this from a meal my friend made for me awhile back.  It’s a gr…

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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 Make the Most out of Your Vacation

Summer is nearing its end, but hopefully you still have one more trip in the works, even if it is a short one. Make the most out of your final vacation of the summer by finding inspiration in an unfam…

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Three Melon Fruit Salad (Recipe)

  It's hard not to be reminded that summer is coming to an end. But it's not over yet -- melon season is still in full swing! Embrace these last few weeks with this refreshing melon salad. Per…

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5 Things You Need to Do Before Summer Ends

The calendar may say summer doesn't officially end for another month and ten days, but many people I know are taking their kids back to school, or are teachers who are heading back to work themselves.…

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Agreed Anne M, Barbara L and Carol P. ..."taking St. John’s wort in conjunction with other …

Thanks for the ideas, I have tried some, bit will have to try a few more of these!

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