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Super Green Soup

You spring clean your house, and maybe even your life – so why not your body? This tasty super green soup is healthy, quick and easy. Packed with leafy greens and fiber-loaded beans, it provides plenty of nutritional benefits without weighing you down – a perfect preparation tool for the return of warmer weather. Remember to use organic ingredients! Ingredients: […]

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Roasted Garlic

The next time you have the urge for a snack, try turning to an easy-to-prepare, health-boosting treat like roasted garlic. This bite-size dish helps regulate blood pressure, has anti-viral, anti-septic, anti-parasitic, anti-fungal and anti-cancer properties. It may even help regulate iron metabolism and fat production. For the well-being of your heart and total body, give garlic a chance. Ingredients & […]

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Hydrating Home Spa

Steaming Similar to employing a humidifier in your home, steam treatments are a fantastic way to rehydrate dry skin, hair and respiratory passages. Steam helps ease congestion, sinus infections and inflammation within respiratory passages. Moist heat will hydrate your skin, enhance circulation and unclog pores, giving your skin an unseasonably healthy glow. Adding essential oils and herbs to your steam […]

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Antioxidant Rich Tropical Winter Beverage

Hibiscus (Hibiscus sabdariffa) Drinking fresh, hot herbal teas during blistery winter months offers a host of benefits. It warms your body and excites taste buds while increasing hydration and replenishing important nutrients. A popular ingredient in herbal tea blends, the vitamin C loaded Hibiscus packs a punch to dry winter ailments with antioxidant and immune-boosting properties. Hibiscus teas are commonly […]

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Nutrient Loaded Oatmeal

A steaming bowl of healthy, fresh-cooked oatmeal is a perfect way to warm yourself on cold winter mornings. But remember, all oatmeal isn’t created equal. Instant oatmeal is often loaded with unnecessary sugars and should be avoided. Instead, take an extra five minutes and use organic rolled oats. This tasty oatmeal recipe is loaded with fiber, vitamins C, K, E, […]

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Cranberry & Fresh Pear Cobbler

From its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties to its high levels of vitamins C, E and K, this crust-free cobbler offers an array of health benefits. It’ is also an excellent source of dietary fiber, manganese and those hard-to-find omega-3 fatty acids. While the recipe calls for dried cranberries, try using fresh, raw cranberries instead to maintain the berries’’ synergistic benefits, […]

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Holidays, the healthy homemade way!

You’ve heard the saying, “it’s the thought that counts.” This year, make your thoughts count and show your loved ones how much you care about their well-being by giving healthy, homemade gifts. Do-it-yourself (DIY) gift making not only allows you to avoid the numerous hidden toxins that lurk in most store-bought products, it also allows you to save money and […]

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Pumpkin Puree Soup

This high fiber soup is loaded with antioxidants, vitamin A, beta-carotene, mixed carotenoids, and minerals such as magnesium. Top with roasted pumpkin seeds to add a boost of immune enhancing zinc. Serve warm or chilled throughout the year. Ingredients 3/4 cup water, divided 1 small onion, chopped 1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin puree 2 cups unsalted vegetable broth 1/2 teaspoon […]

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Molasses Gingerbread

This old fashioned gingerbread recipe is lightly sweetened with nutrient rich molasses. Ginger can be very soothing to the stomach and aids in digestion. Ginger is a warming food and, combined with the nutritive molasses, makes a great fall treat. Yields 16 two-inch pieces. INGREDIENTS 1 3/4 cups plus 2 Tbsp flour (or flour substitute) 1 1/2 tsp baking soda […]

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News Sept 2013 Bread

Amaranth Bread Recipe (Gluten-free)

A gluten-free option to increase fiber and protein in the diet. It holds up well to slicing and is very tasty! INGREDIENTS 3 large eggs ¼ cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1½ cups Amaranth flour 1½ cups tapioca starch flour 1 cup fine brown rice flour 2/3 cup instant non-fat dry milk powder (for dairy free substitute with […]

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