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Ready in 20: Delicious, Protein-Packed Dal Soup

This is a soup I love to enjoy on a cool evening, with warm bread or just on its own. It is easy to prepare, because the yellow lentil in it cooks quite quickly. Mung dal is a great source of protein,…

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4 Tricks to Outsmart the Winter Blues

Daylight Savings Time is upon us. That means the holiday season is coming, but that also brings along the cold, dark, shortened days of winter. For many people, this can be a depressing time of year; …

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Pumpkin Mulled Wine (Recipe)

  Look for a fruity, full-bodied wine here -- merlot is perfect! Pumpkin Mulled Wine Ingredients: 1 Small sugar pumpkin, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch cubes 1 Teaspoon whole …

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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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Homemade Chai Concentrate

Recipe: Chai From: Honor Fabun at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! I love drinking chai, hot or iced, but I don’t love paying $4 for it at a coffee shop. Now I make my …

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5 Ways To Stay Happy During Shorter & Darker Days

Everyone has a favorite season, and if you feel alive and joyful during Summer's long, warm days, you probably view the impending chill with some apprehension. Although the science of whether the seas…

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5 Things You Need to Know About Medications and Summer Heat

Did you know that exposure to extreme temperatures could render your medications ineffective—even dangerous? Safely storing drugs during the summer and winter months can be a challenge. Even if you…

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Emergency Heat for Winter Storms

The weather stations have been in frequent frenzy this winter, warning communities across the nation of the next big winter storm. It may seem counter-intuitive, but climate change may cause increasin…

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Winter Showering Tips (video)

Sometimes, a nice, warm, relaxing shower is the best part of the day. But if it's winter, a long shower might not be the best idea for your skin. Learn why! Related Link: Why You Should Use Winter…

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Helping Homeless Cats in the Winter

Street cats, alley cats, wild cats, feral cats, homeless cats … there are a lot of different names we give to these free ranging felines. Most of the time, they take care of themselves, scavenging a…

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I store my amaryllis plants every year in my cool dark wine cellar and then gradually bring them up …