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I Found My Light: Depression & the Merry-Go-Round

Amusement parks are exciting. Families flock to them every summer to enjoy the thrill of the rides, overlapping sensational sounds and colors and the aroma of food. It is the consummate sensory summer thrill. The merry-go-round is the pulse of…

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7 Easy Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

Several years ago my friends came up with an awesome tradition: Veg Thanksgiving. Once a year we would get together and each bring an amazing vegan dish. Together we would celebrate Thanksgiving – giving thanks and sharing good food with…

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A Vegan Mother’s Day Treat

Photographs by Adam McClain “The homemaker has the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose only – and that is to support the ultimate career. ”- C.S. Lewis Happy vegan Mother’s Day! As a single mom, I understand…

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Spreading Love: 5 DIY Holiday Gift Ideas

Instead of spending a lot of money at the mall this holiday season, why not spread the light and make your own gifts? Making your own gifts is not only a chance to get creative (perfect to awaken your sacral…

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How to Eat Mindfully When Dining Out

You’ve made a commitment to your health, but you don’t want to miss out on girls’ night. Dining out can be a daunting task when you have decided to eat mindfully. Fearful questions come to mind: Will I be able…

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5 Ways to Save Money on Groceries and Eat Healthy

  I’ve been watching my diet (and my budget) for quiet some time now. While it is true that eating healthy can sometimes be expensive, it doesn’t always have to break the bank! Here are some tips I have gathered…

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When Your Guilty Pleasure Turns into a Guilty Habit

Do you have a guilty pleasure? A food that is your absolute weakness? We have all used the phrase, “Oh, but it is my weakness,” when referring to some sort of food, may it be cupcakes, candy, pasta, or maybe…

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Middle Eastern Chickpea and Tomato Curry with Rice

Here’s another great recipe for your #MeatlessMonday. Garbanzo beans, also known as chickpeas are a great source of nutrition in America and around the world. Known as one of the healthiest foods on the planet, many cultures eat garbanzo beans…