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Vegan Comfort Food

When the cold winter winds are whirling around outside, sitting inside with a steaming bowl of Shepard’s pie seems like heaven on earth! This meal is not gluten free, but sure to please our Vegan readers. One things is for sure   . . .  your belly will be warm. We suggest you cook the *Filling first […]

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Homemade Winter Emergency Kit

Winter is a time of year when the weather can be both unpredictable and very dangerous if you are not prepared. When it comes to an emergency, most people are prone to thinking that it will not happen to them . . . sometimes Mother Nature has other plans! Putting together your own emergency kit […]

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Don’t Be Afraid of Tomorrow

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What’s For Breakfast?

The most important meal of the day and you can’t think of what to eat! I’ve put together a few ideas based on the particular diet or eating regimen you may be following. These are all quick, easy and perfect for on the go. Paleo Diet – Hard boiled eggs – easy to take with […]

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D’ Sunshine Vitamin

VITAMIN D BENEFITS It is known as the sunshine vitamin, because when human skin is exposed to sunlight, the body responds by producing vitamin D. Just about 15 minutes of sun exposure, yields more than enough for the daily requirement. It is a nutrient found in some foods that is needed for health and to […]

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Buying Tips for Grapefruit – Sour or Sweet?

Plenty of people are fans of the typically sour grapefruit but, for those who want more of a sweet/sour taste, there are varieties that are worth trying. For those who pucker up their mouths when they hear the word grapefruit, keep in mind they have probably eaten an extremely sour and thick-skinned fruit! One thing […]

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Holiday Social Open House

I want to say thanks to all neighbors, friends & family who came to visit at the first annual Holiday Social Open House AND we missed all that couldn’t drop by. We had an “Estimation Station” set up with a jar full of balloons; everyone put in their guess of the amount of balloons. . […]

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New Years Healthy Cocktails and Mocktails

New Years eve usually means parties and merry drinking time. More and more people prefer staying in for house parties than venturing out in the chaotic restaurant and club scene. Combined with steep costs for a new year’s night out, plus the hazards of drunk drivers; it seems best to stay warm indoors with loved ones and have […]

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How to Stay Healthy Through the Holidays

The Holidays are in full swing and we wanted to touch on a few things to consider in order to stay healthy, manage stress and live to see the other side without a bigger pile of bills than the gift pile.  Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s — these are supposed to be times of celebration, […]

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Are You Dealing with Adrenal Fatigue?

Fawne Hansen writes on her blog, that over the past couple of years researchers have been studying the impact that stress may have on our body, in addition to the mental effects. It is often believed that stress effects only mental health, but this chart shows the results and the shocking amount of deterioration it […]

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