Berry-mint Iced Tea

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If you are looking for a simple and refreshing drink to try this summer, this is the drink for you. Ingredients 2 organic mint or orange pekoe tea bags 2 cups organic cranberry-raspberry juice 1/2 cup mixed berries of your choice Directions Steep tea bags in 4 cups filtered water for 3 minutes. Remove the […]

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Curry Coconut Soup

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This recipe is originally intended to include chicken but it can be just as delicious without. I also increased the amount of rice in order to turn the soup into a stew. Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 2 carrots finely chopped 1/2 onion 1 red pepper finely chopped 1 cup rice 2 tbsp red curry […]

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Green Smoothies

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This post features two fantastic green smoothies to try this summer. Enjoy a fresh new taste while cleansing you liver or a monsterous smoothie packed with delicious greens. Super Green Liver Cleanse 1 dropper milk thistle 2 celery sticks 1 cucumber handful lettuce handful kale handful parsley 1 lemon Put all of our ingredients through […]

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Strawberry Coconut Milk Popsicles

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This recipe comes courtesy of my grandson ( and his mother ). It looks like June is going to be a hot month and what better way to cool down than with a delicious, healthy, homemade treat! These can be made in any standard popsicle forms. My daughter-in-law put her leftovers in an ice cube […]

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Rhubarb Cake

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This is a fan favorite at our house. I prefer to use fresh rhubarb rather than frozen as the texture changes when using frozen rhubarb. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 2 […]

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Black Bean and Quinoa Enchilada Bake

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This recipe is a new favorite at our house and a wonderful change to our regular taco night. Ingredients 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed 2 cups water 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 jalapeño, seeds and ribs removed, diced 1 red pepper, seeds removed, diced 1 orange pepper, […]

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ALLERGIES Disease in Disguise

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THE MULTIPLE SYMPTOM SYNDROME We have been conditioned to think of allergy in a limited capacity such as runny nose, sinus problems, skin rashes, asthma and hay fever. However allergy is much more insidious and extensive. It can also take the form of arthritis, gall bladder disease, intractable headache, Crohn’s disease, depression, psychotic behavior, and […]

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Sweet Potato, Carrot, Apple, and Red Lentil Soup

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This soup is perfect for those cold spring days. The red lentils provide an excellent source of protein. Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter or coconut oil 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped 3 large carrots, peeled and chopped 1 apple, peeled, cored and chopped 1/2 small onion chopped 1/2 cup red lentils 1/2 teaspoon minced […]

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Sweet Potato, Egg, and Tofu Squares

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This recipe from Alive magazine is packed with protein and great for breakfast and dinner. Ingredients: 6 organic eggs 1/2 package soft tofu 3 sun-dried tomatoes, packed in oil, chopped 1 tsp salt 1 large sweet potato, cooked, peeled, and chopped 1/2 red pepper, chopped 1 cup chopped broccoli florets 3/4 cup crumbled feta or […]

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Myths About Osteoporosis

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Myth 1:  Osteoporosis is Calcium Deficiency Disease Many nutrients are necessary to prevent bones from losing minerals and to strengthen the bones. Of course, bones require calcium but your body cannot absorb calcium if it doesn’t have adequate supplies of other vitamins and minerals. Myth 2:  Osteoporosis Can Be Helped or Prevented by Consuming More Dairy […]

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