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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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Roasted Sweet Potato Soup

  Sweet Potatoes are an incredibly nutritious food that are packed with antioxidants like beta carotene, vitamins C, E & D, and minerals such as manganese and iron. They are also high in potassium which helps to lower blood pressure by removing excess sodium and regulating fluid balance in the body.  Sweet potatoes are an […]

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Choose Your Chocolate Wisely

Not all chocolate is created equal! Cocoa is a healthy addition to your diet as you can see by the chart below. However, it can also be very UN-healthy for you when sugar and other ingredients such as artificial flavors, milk fat and hydrogenated oils are added. Also, when  cocoa is processed, they very often […]

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Naturally Calming Remedies

Anxiety disorders affect 40 million adult Americans, making anxiety the most common mental health problem in the United States, according to the Anxiety Disorders Association of America. You may have experienced this yourself– your palms are clammy, you become shaky,  you break into a cold sweat and your brain fogs over. When you’re anxious or […]

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Organic vs Conventional

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Get The Scoop on Artichokes

Artichokes are a powerhouse of nutrition and fiber, but more importantly, they’re flavorful and a great addition to any meal — or a light meal on their own. They have been used as a digestive aid since ancient Egyptian times. Per serving, it has more fiber than Lima beans, prunes or green peas. It’s also […]

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Asparagus Benefits

   Asparagus will be coming into season soon and if you’re trying to drop a few pounds, asparagus are good for weight loss.  Low in cholesterol, and a good source of Vitamin B6, Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc.  Also an excellent source of dietary fiber.  Follow the tips below for best handling procedures.   When you buy […]

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Smoothie vs Juice

What’s better? … Juice? or Smoothies? The answer is … They are equally nutritious, but the difference is how your body and digestive system processes it. Check out the chart below:

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Nature’s Medicine Cabinet

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SUPER Superfood — The Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes — an All-Star food and one of the most nutritious vegetables you can eat. They are loaded with vitamins and fiber. 1.  They are high in Vitamin B6.  Vitamin B6 helps reduce the chemical homocysteine in our bodies, including the prevention of heart attacks. Homocysteine is connected to degenerative diseases of the heart. 2. Good source of Vitamin C.  While […]

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