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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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Raspberry Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie

Mornings can be hectic with everyone rushing to get where they have to be for the day. Whether it’s school, work or any activity, it’s important to begin the day with a healthy low fat, high protein diet. But, who has the time to cook in the middle of all the chaos? This recipe can […]

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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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Fall in Love With Pomegranates

You may end up with red stained fingers from eating a pomegranate, but this antioxidant-rich fruit deserves a place in your fall diet. Known for their tart flavor and juiciness, the edible seeds are nutritious and delicious alone as a snack or in any recipe you like. Health Benefits 1. High in Fiber – Pomegranates […]

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Is Moringa The Newest Superfood

Out of the 20 amino acids that our bodies need, to sustain life and health, Moringa contains 18 of them. Moringa powder contains seven times the amount of vitamin C typically found in oranges, four times the amount of vitamin A in carrots, 36 times the amount of magnesium in eggs, 25 times the amount […]

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Berry Special Summer Fruit

BERRIES! Among summer’s most delicious treats is the abundance of berries! This is the time to take advantage of the super anti-oxidant benefits in blueberries. Fresh strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries are an excellent source of fiber, as well as vitamin C. A single cup of berries was found to top the list of all fruits, […]

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Cool Off With Pineapple Mint Popsicles

We are smack-dab right in the middle of summer and fresh fruit is everywhere! Be sure to take advantage of shopping at your local farmer’s market and produce section of the grocery store! Pineapples are a favorite of everyone, and these homemade fresh pineapple popsicles with be a huge hit on those hot, muggy summer […]

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The Juicy Benefits of Peaches

Who doesn’t love a ripe, juicy peach on a summer day? Many varieties of fruit peaches are grown, but only an expert can distinguish one from another. These varieties, (available May to November) fall into two general categories: Freestone and Clingstone. Freestones are usually preferred for eating fresh or for freezing, although clingstones are usually […]

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Black Currant Facts

Incredibly rich in numerous health benefiting phyto-nutrients and anti-oxidants, black currants are one of the popular summer season berries. Currants are native to central and northern Europe and Siberia. The berries look like grapes but they are extremely tart. Because of their tartness they are typically used in jellies and jams. You may also find […]

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Strawberry Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad

Are you looking for a healthy summer salad that’s different from anything you’ve seen or tried? Well have we got one for you!! Quinoa supplies protein and texture. The strawberries are sweet and high in Vitamin C. Goat cheese adds a creamy tangy consistency that melts in your mouth. The crunchy sprouts and refreshing mint […]

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