Overhauling Your Food – Eating Healthier, For Real + Vegan Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Okay, I wish I could say I have it all together. With a crazy mix of different tastes and needs, I have lost my way to eating healthy more often than not. It is not easy to eat healthily and intuitively, if I am cooking three different types of meals for dinner – or if …

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Papaya-Orange-Raspberry Smoothie

This post contains affiliate links, see disclosure page for details With the impending Fall, around the corner, cold and flu season are not far away. To prevent making this a yearly tradition, I make sure that everyone in our household gets the proper vitamins they need to fight whatever comes their way. This  Papaya-Orange-Raspberry Smoothie …

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How To Get A Good Night Sleep Naturally

Tired of waking up tired? I know, I have been in the past, and it left me feeling groggy, moody, and just plain miserable. However, once I figured out how to get a good night sleep, naturally (without the aid of over-the-counter or prescription drugs), I was not only in a better mood, but able …

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White Decadence Trail Mix Recipe

I love trail mixes! As a (most of the time)  healthier alternative to the usual snacks, and filled with such endless possibilities (especially if you make the mix yourself), trail mixes in various forms are a staple in our family. Because of allergies and diets, we each have our own favorite mixes, but today, I …

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The Health Benefits of Peppermint Tea

My favorite herbal tea is Peppermint tea. It’s leaves when brewed loose are a perfect match for Tea Leaf Reading (more on that in an upcoming book, stay tuned! ) . But it also holds plenty of health benefits, that make this tea not only delicious but an important staple in anyone’s household. Simply place one …

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Refreshing Citrus Green Iced Tea Recipe

—  The following post may contain affiliate links — Do you know the origin of iced tea?  According to legend, Richard Blechynden, an enterprising English merchant, was put in charge of the tea pavilion during the St. Louis Fair, in 1904 . Unfortunately, in planning for the Fair, he never considered the potential impact of weather. …

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Health Benefits Of Cucumber – Plus A Green Smoothie Recipe!

  Cucumbers are a water filled treasure, you should add more often to your diet. Besides tasting amazing, and being surprisingly versatile while low in calories, this powerhouse of a vegetable also has some pretty potent health benefits. Awesome right? Check out the following cucumber smoothie recipe, that is not only wonderfully healthy but so good and …

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Recipes For Slow Cookers: Fresh From The Vegan Slow Cooker – A Book Review

      Title: Fresh from the Vegan Slow Cooker Author: Robin Robertson Publisher: Harvard Common Press Genre: Vegan Cookbook Rating: 4/5 Stars I am always on the look out for recipes for slow cookers.. As a very busy business woman, I simply do not have the time to stand at the stove, stirring meals, and …

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Green Dandelion Smoothie – Recipe

Green smoothies are an essential part of a healthy diet. But dandelions are usually not a big part of the creation of smoothies, yet they are so full of essential nutrients that they truly should not be overlooked. You might have had these wonderful leaves in salad, or had the root as a tea, but …

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6 Raw Vegan Food Blogs You Should Check Out Right Now!

—- This blog post contains affiliate links, see disclosure page for details ——- Happy Belated Earth Day! Keeping  ourselves healthy, and taking care of the planet can be achieved  by being very selective about what we eat. I have written before about the reasons why raw vegan dishes are a great option for everyone, even …

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