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Health Benefits of Tomatoes

Tomatoes are one of the best loved and most consumed fruits around the world. The many health benefits of tomatoes are second to none. Tomatoes are fairy easy to grow and do well in backyard gardens as well as container gardening. The taste of home-grown heirloom tomatoes is unparalleled especially when compared to the tasteless grocery […]

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Dairy-Free Cashew Nut Milk Recipe

I must confess that I have a morning coffee addiction. There’s just something about holding a hot cup of great tasting coffee in my hand shortly (and I mean shortly) after I crawl out of bed. Wanting to completely give up the organic milk that I had been using, I decided to once-and-for-all find an […]

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Beet Tomato Cherry Gazpacho

With the bounty of veggies in the summer and early fall, this vegetarian Beet Tomato Cherry Gazpacho recipe with raw vegetables is sure to be a hit at your next get-together. Not only is the presentation beautiful, but the flavor is ridiculously delicious and so refreshing on warm summer evenings. Cold Beet Tomato Cherry Gazpacho […]

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Watermelon Smoothie with Mint

There is just nothing better on a hot summer evening than a piece of cold, thirst-quenching and sweet watermelon. Well, except a cold and wonderfully sweet watermelon smoothie with mint! I’ll admit that I could easily become a watermelon junkie. Watermelon is my fav fruit and I’ve found that adding a bit of mint and […]

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Raw Almond Butter Recipe

Fact. We all live busy, sometimes hectic lives. So when I see a DIY recipe for something that I have always been able to buy pre-packaged, organic and with few ingredients, my question is “why” would I want to spend extra time making my own? We all have those thoughts (come on, admit it) now […]

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Fresh Homemade Mango Salsa

Juicy mangoes add sweetness to this beautiful, quick and healthy mango salsa. Flecked with red onions, jalapenos and cilantro, it’s scrumptious with seafood dishes or with your favorite healthy chips or veggies. Proven to be a favorite with young and old alike!Fresh Homemade Mango Salsa Ingredients 2 ripe organic mangoes (diced) 1 small organic red […]

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How to Make Frozen Kale and Spinach Cubes

Often getting enough of nutrient-dense green veggies into our diet becomes a difficult task. This is especially true with children…okay, and many adults.  Many actually give up the effort because children and adults continually turn up their noses at the sight or taste of anything that resembles a green vegetable. Both kale and spinach are […]

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Health Benefits of Squash

The health benefits of squash are considered impressive and result from the beneficial nutrients, vitamins, and minerals they contain. Squash is best known for containing a large amount of vitamin A (457% of the daily value per serving) and excellent amounts of vitamins C, E, B6, niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, and folate. Scientists have found […]

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Health Benefits of Okra

The health benefits of okra are many, but first let’s focus on the background of okra. Okra is actually a member of the cotton and hibiscus family and is indigenous to regions around the Nile in North Africa as well as the Middle East. Okra was discovered about 3500 years ago in Ethiopia. Okra later […]

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Healthy Summer Drinks to Quench Your Thirst

When the temperatures and humidity start to climb during the summer months, we naturally seem to drift toward great-tasting cold beverages. Of course, it’s very important to give your body plenty of fluids and nutrients, especially during this time of year. The trick is to choose quality, nutritional drinks that don’t subject your body to […]

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