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The Benefits of Lemons

24-Jul-2014

I love lemons. I always have, ever since I was little. I have always gone towards the more sour fruits than the sweet ones. When I was little, people would always tell me that eating lemons is not good and that I should not eat them anymore. Thank goodness I did not listen because lemons have so many health benefits. Now, I use lemons for everything, including my hair, skin, and general health.

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Nutrition, Health, Natural Remedies, Weight-loss

Vegan Chocolate Cookies

22-Jul-2014

A few days ago I came across a vegan restaurant where I’d tasted the most delicious vegan chocolate cookies I’ve ever had. Naturally, I had to have the recipe and I looked for it everywhere since the chef refused to give it to me. He said he was protecting “the secret”. When I finally found it I couldn’t help but share it with the world, so here it is:

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Vegan, recipe,

Hot Apple Pie Smoothie

18-Jul-2014

Hot Apple Pie Smoothie is sweetened with apples and spiced with ginger and cinnamon. It contains a handful of spinach, but I promise you won’t be able to taste it! I like to add a scoop of high quality vegan protein powder to this recipe so it keeps me full from breakfast to lunchtime. This delicious smoothie is also gluten free and vegan.

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Health, Nutrition, Recipe, Vegan

The Amazing Benefits of Kefir!

16-Jul-2014

Kefir has been a part of my morning ritual for a couple of months now. It's literally the best decision I've made for my health! It is so quick and easy to make that you have no excuse not to add it into your daily routine. I personally make water kefir as I am lactose sensitive, but if you prefer the dairy kind, feel free to change the recipe accordingly.

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Health, Nutrition, Organic, Vegan

Vegan Stuffed Peppers

14-Jul-2014

Bell Peppers - Bell peppers are first off low in calories. So, even if you eat one full cup of them, you get just about 45 calories. A good bonus is that one cup will give you more than your daily quota of Vitamin A and C. This powers up your immune system and keeps skin youthful. You can get the highest Vitamin C in the red bell pepper. The capsaicin in bell peppers has multiple health benefits. Studies show that it reduces ‘bad’ cholesterol, controls diabetes, brings relief from pain and eases inflammation. Also the sulfur content in bell peppers makes them play a protective role in certain types of cancers.

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Vegan, Recipe, Health, Nutrition

Sundried Tomato Alfredo Pasta

10-Jul-2014

For years I have missed the delicious creaminess of Alfredo sauce… until now! Sun-dried Tomato Alfredo Pasta is a creamy gluten free gourmet dish made with nutritional yeast and cashews instead of heavy cream. The sun-dried tomatoes and roasted red peppers in this pasta dish add a punch of flavor and the red pepper flakes add a spicy kick.

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Health, Nutrition, Vegan, Recipe, Gluten free

Nature is Speaking to You

08-Jul-2014

Scientist, doctors, moms, teachers have told us to eat healthy. It’s been discussed how good it is for you to enjoy a healthy diet that benefits your body in every possible way. That being said, many studies have confirmed that some very specific vegetable and fruits, when ingested, have specific, very beneficial effect in certain areas of your body, such as:

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Health, Nutrition, Raw, Vegan
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