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Braised Leeks and Artichokes (Recipe)

I like to serve this both as a side dish and as an appetizer, with sliced bread as an accompaniment. It really celebrates the bounty of spring; want to up the ante? Add peas, green beans, fresh fennel…

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Nori Wraps

This is a simple way to make sushi at home! Serve it a la carte which makes it easier and a fun event for a party or for a family dinner where people can assemble their wraps themselves. There are …

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How to Grow Green Beans Even if You Have a Brown Thumb

Whether you call them string beans, snap beans, or haricots verts, green beans are a great addition to any backyard garden, and because they're easy to grow and harvest, they can be a good gateway cro…

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Protein Powder Primer: Whey or No Whey?

I have many clients who tell me they want to cut back on meat but they are worried about getting enough protein every day.  I tell them about the great, delicious vegetarian sources of whole food prot…

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14 Spring Veggies: Health Benefits & Tasty Recipes

Spring has sprung! This is my favorite season, and the beautiful weather is only one part of it. The other glorious thing about spring is the abundance of delicious spring veggies hitting the farmer's…

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How to Grow Sprouts

There are many health and environmental reasons to grow your own sprouts (check out my article for 10 reasons). While you can purchase them at your local grocery store or health food store, it is so e…

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Improve Your Life With … Green Smoothies?

There are many so-called "superfoods" out there that boast miraculous claims that often can't hold any water. But, the ubiquitous green smoothie? Sure, it has fruits and veggies galore, but can it rea…

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What the Flax? Why You Need This Superseed, and What to Do With It

As America grapples with its obesity epidemic and other diet-driven health problems, interest in healthy plant-based eating continues to rise. Whether you're transitioning to a vegan diet and looking …

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6 Super Spring Detox Foods

Living in a northern climate often means a long chilly break from fresh produce. By December, produce in the grocery store is looking questionable. By February, fruits and vegetables are low on flavor…

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Healthy Comfort Food: Easy (& Vegan) Casserole

Even though the weather has warmed up, I've still been craving big bowls of yummy comfort food. This vegetable and tofu casserole is easy to make and fits the bill beautifully! Did I mention that…

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garlic aids healthy metabolism when consumed by itself and/or with meat / vegetables.