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Carrot Gratin

YIELD 6 servings Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds carrots, peeled and thinly sliced 1 medium potato, peeled and thinly sliced 1 medium onion, peeled and sliced 4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1 c…

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Curried Rice Salad

YIELD 6-8 servings Ingredients 1 1/2 cups wild rice 1 (6-ounce) jar marinated artichoke hearts, chopped, liquid reserved 2 tablespoons mayonnaise or olive oil 1 tablespoon spicy mustard 2 ta…

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Roasted Okra

YIELD 6 servings Ingredients 2 pounds okra, tough stem ends trimmed off 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon sea salt Lemon wedges Instructions 1. Toss okra with olive oil. Place in a s…

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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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Cucumber Watermelon Lemonade

Recipe: Lemonade From: Toni Okamoto at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! I picked some lemons off of my tree and spent $1.50 on a pre-cut 1/4 watermelon and cucumber.  I…

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6 Interesting & Unusual Vegetables (Slideshow)

  Sure, we're all familiar with lettuce, carrots and onions. But what about fiddleheads, kohlrabi or sea beans? There are plenty of delicious, nutritious, and just plain odd vegetables that do…

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Pumpkin: The Magical Powerfood

Written by Randy Fritz, co-creator with Diana Herrington of Real Food For Life. Pumpkins are Big! Pumpkins are Tasty! Pumpkins are Healthy! Pumpkins are Magic? Everyone loves pumpkins, w…

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Vegetables Might Lengthen Life Span

A study of about 15,000 adults over the age of 20 conducted by the Centers for Disease Control found a link between levels of alpha-carotene and a reduced risk of premature death. The risk of prematur…

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The Miracle of Maca

Long revered as a healing herb, research shows that this humble root helps to reduce the effects of stress and boost mental clarity-and that's just the beginning. Maca is a tuber that is native to …

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