Turmeric – the “Healing Spice” (Plus Golden Milk Recipe)

Turmeric – the “Healing Spice” (Plus Golden Milk Recipe)

Turmeric has been used for medicinal purposes throughout China and India for thousands of years. It is known for its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and anti-microbial properties and contains many important nutrients. Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant, … Continue reading

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Cheesy Spinach Bites [Recipe]

Cheesy Spinach Bites [Recipe]

Spinach is probably one of the healthiest foods out there. Our friends at How Does it Grow have prepared an awesome video explaining how spinach is grown, all year long. Here’s a fun recipe as well, for Cheesy Spinach Bites … Continue reading

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4 Tasty Alternatives to French Fries

4 Tasty Alternatives to French Fries

When it comes to side dishes, America defaults to French fries. Available at nearly every restaurant and socially acceptable to eat any time of day or night, they are incredibly difficult to avoid. Every year, average American consumes close to … Continue reading

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How to Make Brown Rice Tasty

How to Make Brown Rice Tasty

Whole grains are healthier and more filling than refined grains. This holds true for breads and for rice as well. However, learning to enjoy brown rice compared to enjoying whole grain bread appears much more challenging. Here’s what you can … Continue reading

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The St. Patrick’s Day Diet

The St. Patrick’s Day Diet

St. Patrick’s Day honors Ireland’s patron St. Patrick, marking the date of his death. It became an official holiday in the early 17th century. In the US, St. Patrick’s Day has transcended religion and is a celebration of Irish heritage, … Continue reading

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Black Lentils – A Love Story

Black Lentils – A Love Story

Lentils and legumes are an integral part of a vegetarian kitchen, and have been star ingredients in Indian cuisine for hundreds of years. An often overlooked variety is the black lentil, sometimes called Beluga lentil, due to its similarity to … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Guacamole – The Back Story (Plus Easy Recipe)

Super Bowl Guacamole – The Back Story (Plus Easy Recipe)

About 50 Million pounds of avocado will be consumed today, Superbowl Sunday. This is the best day of the year for avocado growers, and it’s not by chance. Buffalo wings and pizza have for decades been the unofficial Super Bowl … Continue reading

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Quinoa: 5 Things You Didn’t Know (Number 4 is a Bit Scary)

Quinoa: 5 Things You Didn’t Know (Number 4 is a Bit Scary)

Quinoa (pronounced “keen-WA”) has been a staple food in the Andes for thousands of years. In the last decade quinoa has been “discovered” by the rest of the world. It is now a must-have in any health-focused household in America. … Continue reading

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3 Incredibly Easy Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes for Black Friday

3 Incredibly Easy Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes for Black Friday

Black Friday might be an even bigger holiday than Thanksgiving for some people. Whether you are planning on spending the day shopping, or simply want a break from the kitchen, you can’t ignore all the leftovers in your fridge. Here … Continue reading

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FIVE Healthy and Easy Side Dishes for Thanksgiving

FIVE Healthy and Easy Side Dishes for Thanksgiving

You’ve been invited to a Thanksgiving and volunteered to bring a side dish. Being the healthy eater, you’d like to bring something nutritionally redeeming, but tasty enough so that your dish won’t be orphaned during the meal. 1. Quinoa Stuffing good … Continue reading

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