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11 May, 2017

Resolving The Cooking Oil Dilemma (Which oils should I use?)

Resolving The Cooking Oil Dilemma (Which oils should I use?)
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I have had the cooking oil dilemma for a long time; this is not the first time I have been writing about it. I thought I had found an answer 3 years ago, but since then I have been learning a lot more about this issue:  what is the best oil to use for various
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21 October, 2016

Vegan Cooking Substitutes- Easy and Effective Tips By Mandy

Vegan Cooking Substitutes- Easy and Effective Tips By Mandy
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Gosh, it has been a while since I wrote a post. (again!)  While I gather some stuff and work on a recipe, here is a guest post by Mandy Wang, a health blogger at I Keep Healthy. A traditional Chinese medicine doctor by training, she shares her recipes and home remedies in her website. Some of
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18 May, 2016

15 Ways to Eat Better For Healthy Living- Guest Post by Katleen Brown

15 Ways to Eat Better For Healthy Living- Guest Post by Katleen Brown
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Here is the first guest post in my blog!!! I have been wanting to invite bloggers to write a guest post in my space for a some time now. Any article related to food (healthy, gluten free and vegetarian) or healthy living are welcome! Please contact me to publish your guest post.   So, when
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22 January, 2016

Tips On Cooking Vegetables and More

Tips On Cooking Vegetables and More
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A friend of mine asked me pen my tips on cooking vegetables to maximize their nutrient benefit. I do not claim to be an expert on the subject, but have gained some knowledge through reading books and health blogs. My blogger friends: please feel free to share your tips in comments below. I will update
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3 December, 2015

Why Vegetarians and Vegans May NEED Vitamin B-12 Supplements

Why Vegetarians and Vegans May NEED Vitamin B-12 Supplements
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We often hear stories like: “I took my B-vitamins and got a lot of energy that kept me going throughout the day.” There is a lot of truth in it. Read to find out about a very important B vitamin that you may be missing! Sharing this post at Angie’s Fiesta Friday #97 co-hosted by
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21 October, 2015

Recipes and Ideas To Make Fruits and Veggies the Star of Your Plate

Recipes and Ideas To Make Fruits and Veggies the Star of Your Plate
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October 24 is FOOD DAY! I am participating in this huge event through the Meatless Monday program. The focus for Food Day 2015 is, Toward a Greener Diet. It’s focused on raising awareness about the critical importance of eating less meat and enjoying more whole plant-based foods as a way to become healthier and to help animals
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22 August, 2015

The Truth About Gluten- Why Is it A Problem For Some People?

The Truth About Gluten- Why Is it A Problem For Some People?
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I have been thinking of writing this post for a long time, since some readers ask me why I post recipes labeled “gluten free” in this blog. Is gluten-free diet just a trend or fad? Is there more to it? Read on… What is Gluten? Gluten is the protein (a long chain of amino acids)
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2 January, 2015

What is Isabgol or Psyllium Husk?

What is Isabgol or Psyllium Husk?
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  I had heard of the health benefits of isabgol or psyllium husks before but it was when I found them at Trader Joe’s, that I actually looked into it and how they can be used in everyday cooking. It is also available at Whole Foods Market and health stores.   Isabgol (as it is
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15 December, 2014

Easy Homemade Almond milk with Omega juicer

Easy Homemade Almond milk with Omega juicer
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  Yay! I have been able to make creamy almond milk in just 20 minutes- no blending, no messy straining with cheesecloth overnight, and no nut-milk maker. Just used my Omega 8006 juicer! One more reason why an Omega juicer is totally worth it- making mess-free nut milks. If you are looking to buy a
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7 November, 2014

Homemade clarified butter (ghee)

Homemade clarified butter (ghee)
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  Angie @ the Novice Gardener, this is for you! At last week’s Fiesta Friday party, she brought up this topic of making ghee. I thought I would post this basic recipe for making ghee at home, something that most Indian households do on a regular basis. Sharing this aromatic, heavenly liquid at this week’s
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