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5 Foods That Are Healthier Cooked

You'd be forgiven if you thought that raw is always healthier than cooked. For many fruits and vegetables that's certainly the case, but it's not always the case. Cooking some vegetables actually brea…

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Yellow Tomato Soup with Avocados

YIELD 3 servings Ingredients Cilantro Oil: 1 cup fresh cilantro 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Soup: 1 medium onion 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups yellow cherry tomatoes (or any summer c…

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Cantaloupe and Tomato Salad

YIELD 4 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup white balsamic or rice vinegar 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 c…

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Mouthwatering Uses for Homegrown Tomatoes

It's that time of summer when my first home-grown tomatoes are starting to ripen. Cue the marching band. I eat those first few tomatoes like candy. My Sweet 100 cherries don't even make it to the k…

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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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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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Cozy Tomato Spinach Soup

Wintertime is a nice time to cozy up and eat soups, making you feel all warm inside. This soup is delicious! It has a rich tomato flavor with a touch of parmesan - although the cheese is optional. …

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Portobello Mushroom Pizzas

Recipe: Portobello Mushroom Pizzas From: Margaret Chapman at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Yield : 6 Servings : 2 Prep Time : 10m Cook Time : 15m Ready In :…

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Mexican Vegetable Soup

Recipe: Mexican Vegetable Soup From: Toni Okamoto at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter! My mom’s side of the family is from Mexico and whenever  I hang out wit…

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Crockpot Four Bean Chili

Recipe: Chili From: Toni Okamoto at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! This is the easiest, laziest and cheapest recipe of all time, not to mention it’s the perfect comfo…

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