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Toxic foods keeping you up at night

10 Toxic Foods That Are Affecting Your Sleep

A good night’s sleep is becoming more of a luxury these days. Millions of Americans today are complaining of insomnia and sleep related disorders. To some extent our fast paced, stress packed, busy lifestyles maybe responsible for this. But it’s…

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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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Veganism: Understanding Love On and Off the Dinner Table

Usually when people think of love they think about romance. To be truthful, I thought that way. I didn’t really understand the depths of love.  You see, there is so much more to love than marital status.  As a Christian,…

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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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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…

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Healthy Tips for the First Time Cook

I didn’t always know how to cook. In fact, I was terrified of the kitchen. When I was younger, I used to help my mom bake cakes: carrot cake, banana bread, custard and cream. Baking always came more naturally to me…

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Ayurveda: An Old Tradition Inspiring New Light

On a quest to discover what foods were right for my body, I discovered…myself. In this busy life of technology and information, we seek the truth from “experts” on health and wellness. But sometimes we forget that we are own…

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Meatless Monday: Caprese Salad

Meatless Monday is a global movement to cut down on our meat consumption, improve our health, and reduce our carbon footprint. If we eat vegetarian food just once a week, we can all make a difference! Welcome to our first Meatless…