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How to Make Homemade Pumpkin Spice Lattes

It’s hard to resist this guilty pleasure at one of Americas favorite coffee shops . . . They are a bit pricey, so your wallet may be the only speed-bump between you and a mug of heaven! The good news is for much less, you can make one yourself right in your own cozy kitchen! […]

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St. Patricks Day Green Smoothie

Green smoothies are great anytime, and this recipe is perfect for any occasion. It’s even better for the ‘morning after’ the St Patrick’s day party. The banana has boatloads of potassium, which is a proven hangover helper; the kale adds essential minerals, vitamins, and fiber; and the protein-packed Greek yogurt fills you up and tastes delicious. […]

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Valentines Chocolate Zucchini Brownies

It’s Valentines day and maybe you don’t want to stray too far from your healthy diet. What to do? Satisfy your sweet tooth with these decadently delicious chocolate brownies we found on Chocolate Covered Katie’s blog.  We bet you would never guess there is zucchini in them or that they are gluten free! We tweaked the recipe just a little bit. It just […]

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Staying Hydrated in The Summer Heat

It’s the middle of summer (already!) and that means HOT days at the beach or pool, family barbeques,  sports and lots of outdoor activities. Our bodies are about 75 percent water and blood is nearly 80 percent water, so it is necessary to replenish what is lost every day. When we don’t consume enough water our blood thickens, […]

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Fresh Raw Milk is Banned by FDA?

The FDA, confiscated more than 100,000 pounds of cheese made by the raw milk distribution centers over the past two years, but just announced it will not ban BPA. Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical produced in large quantities for use primarily in the production of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins. The FDA says there is […]

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The Benefits of Hibiscus Flower Tea

The Hibiscus flower tea is famous for its aromatic, refreshing qualities and vibrant color. Did you know it also has medicinal benefits? This delightful tea goes way back, and was the preferred drink of the Pharaohs of the ancient Nile Valley. It was a highly refreshing beverage, which helped them survive the desert heat. Today, […]

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How to Stop Sugar Cravings

Do you feel like you’re constantly giving in to your sweet tooth? Are your cravings so constant that they’re hard to ignore? Like any other habit, turning to sugar can be a tough one to kick. It seems like the more sweets and desserts you have, the more you are waiting for the next hit. […]

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Pumpkin Pie #1 of 2 – Guiltfree Crustless Pumpkin Pie

We’re offering 2 Pumpkin Pie recipes. The first of the two is listed here. Please look for recipe #2 which will be a traditional pumpkin pie. Guiltfree Pumpkin Pie – Delicious! 15 ounces of pure pumpkin 12-ounce can of evaporated milk 2 large eggs 2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 2 tablespoons Stevia or more TT […]

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Joint Pain – Inflammation

Inflammation – According to the statistics from the World Health Organization, about 12.9 million people worldwide died from some form of cardiovascular disease in 2004. And each year, the World Cancer Research Fund estimated that some eight million people died from cancer. Heart disease and cancer, the deadly manifestation of chronic inflammation, are expected to […]

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Strawberry Smoothie for 2

Ingredients: 8 strawberries cleaned, 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 cup plain yogurt, 1 package of stevia powder (or more if desired), 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 6 cubes ice, crushed, Directions:  1.   In a blender combine strawberries, milk, yogurt, stevia and vanilla. Toss in the ice. Blend until smooth and creamy. Pour into glasses and serve. Taken […]

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