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sweet & goey vegan brownies
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25 Vegan Recipes With No Tofu in Sight

If you’re vegan, you know that tofu is a staple. It’s a fairly bland-tasting protein that can soak up most other flavors, and it’s a popular option for many recipes. Some people are eating less tofu because they want less soy in their diets,…

March 15, 2018
fresh turmeric and herbs
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Why You Need More Turmeric in Your Life

Turmeric is a tasty spice that adds a burst of flavor to just about any savory food. If you enjoy Indian food, you’re probably already familiar with the spice. Most people don’t realize it’s more than just a flavor enhancer — it has a…

February 7, 2018
man doing yoga overlooking beautiful landscape
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This Is How Yoga Helps With Back Pain

We know yoga is a great way to strengthen both mind and body. But did you know it can also be beneficial if you have issues with back pain? If you want to rely a bit less on pain medication, or just want to…

October 26, 2017
boy swinging on swing
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When You Have an “Un-Mindful” Moment

Mindfulness is defined as a mental state you reach by focusing all of your awareness on the present moment. You don’t linger on the past or worry about the future — you simply become more aware of the moment, analyzing your feelings. I try…

May 25, 2017
elementary school cafeteria
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Food Education in Elementary Schools Around the World

The following is a guest post from Mila Sanchez, a writer with a BA in English Linguistics living in beautiful Boise, ID. Her ambitions include traveling the world, studying languages, and taking pictures of her dog, Baymax. Connect with her on Twitter and Instagram!…

March 30, 2017
healthy spinach salad with chicken and pomegranate
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How to Eat Out Less and Plan Meals More

Eating out at restaurants is so frickin’ tempting. There’s the instant gratification. The joy of sitting down and having your meal magically appear in front of you. The need to get a meal in somewhere within that impossible time crunch between work and soccer…

January 17, 2017
persimmon pomegranate salad
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12 Healthy and Unexpected Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Grandma’s buttery rolls, bread-bread-and-only-bread stuffing, Campbell’s-sponsored green bean casserole and can-shaped cranberry sauce. These Thanksgiving side dishes may be traditional and comforting, but no one would argue they’re healthy. If you’re brave enough to try and convert your only-tan-foods-on-my-plate relatives to the wonders of…

November 17, 2016
burger, fries, and beer
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Why You Need to Stop Eating out So GD Much

So, confession time: I ate lunch and dinner out yesterday. And lunch out Sunday… and three days before that. The rational side of me knows that most of those were pretty bad decisions, but at the time, it seemed like a great — or…

August 17, 2016