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Eat Your Weeds?

Many of those plants that we called weeds are weeds simply because of their superstar survival skills. Wouldn’t you like to have a little bit of that superpower for yourself? Here are some of the lawn weeds that you can eat: 1. Plantain – This little leaf is a common sight in lawns. Plantain is […]

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Zucchini Parmesan Crisps

Breaded, oven-baked Parmesan Zucchini crisps/chips taste like they’re fried, but they are baked and amazingly crispy. These chips are a healthy substitute for French fries or potato chips.         Ingredients Cooking spray (olive oil) 2 medium organic Zucchini (about 1 pound total) 1 tablespoon extra virgin Olive Oil 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan […]

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Life’s a Peach

Peaches are in season now and although most of us know how delicious a ripe and juicy peach is, we may not know of the many health benefits they have. Here are some Healthy Benefits of Peaches Contribute to eye health Beta carotene is responsible for eye health. Many people around the world have eyesight […]

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Kale Chips

Put down the potato chips! Replace those empty calories with vitamin-rich kale. A nutritional superstar, kale is rich in vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C, manganese and fiber. Indulge your craving for crunch with these healthy, homemade kale chips. Ingredients 1 bunch organic kale 1 tbsp olive oil or olive oil spray Sea salt to […]

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Edamame – “Beans on Branches”

Edamame is a green vegetable more commonly known as a soybean, harvested at the peak of ripening right before it reaches the “hardening” time. The word Edamame means “Beans on Branches,” and it grows in clusters on bushy branches. To retain the freshness and its natural flavor, it is parboiled and quick-frozen. InEast Asia, the […]

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Are You Salt-Smart?

Sodium and chloride are two substances in the composition of salt. They are usually referred to as “sodium chloride” as if they are one single element. Under normal circumstances, sodium chloride is not risky. In fact, it is a nutrient that regulates blood pressure and the volume that flows through your veins. However, quantity and […]

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The Beautiful Blueberry

The health benefits of blueberries are even bigger that you might know.  They’re low in fat, have just 80 calories per cup, and scientific studies show they contain substances with antioxidant properties.  Blueberries are high in Vit. C, which promotes a healthy immune system, and manganese which plays an important role in bone development.  They’re […]

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