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The Power of Kindness

  Other than the mere fact that being kind is a good thing to be, spreading kindness can change the world. According to Science Daily, spreading kindness doesn’t only bring joy to those around you, but it can bring joy to yourself too. It is often...

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Sugar Cookie Hearts

I rarely make cookies. They just seem like way too much work, but this sugar cookie recipe was really easy and I just had to trust that 12 minutes really was enough cooking time!   Makes 24 cookies 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting ½ tsp...

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Eat to Reboot, Recharge, Restore

Now the New Year is behind us it’s a perfect time to reset the food button. Forget dieting and think “reboot”. Food should be pleasurable, it should recharge, reenergize and restore you—not make you feel guilty and sluggish. So let’s make some new food goals to boost...

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Reviving, Revitalizing Soups!

Soups are a winter favorite and with the right ingredients they can be just what the doctor ordered. We checked out the American Institute for Cancer Research wwww.aicr.org for two awesome recipes, which we made and thoroughly enjoyed. Make sure you cook up big batches...

Roasted turkey garnished with cranberries on a rustic style table decoraded with pumpkins, gourds, asparagus, brussel sprouts, baked vegetables, pie, flowers, and candles.

The Best of Holiday Leftovers

The great thing about making a huge holiday meal is the leftovers! With a little imagination and some staples from your fridge you can whip up the most delicious, easy and crowd pleasing dishes. Here are three of our favorites.     Turkey Enchilladas Makes 16 Enchiladas  6 Tbs                  ...

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DECEMBER 18 QUESTIONS: FROSTY THE SNOWMAN

What is your name?   Frosty   2. What is your occupation?   Snowman   3. Do you have a “green” memory growing up?   Most of my memories are white, but every now and again I see the evergreens and they remind me of Christmas trees.   4. What are your favorite meals?   I like snowflakes the...

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Lemon Cupcakes – Traditional and Vegan!

Whatever your preference we have you covered with these two foolproof lemon cupcake recipes. Both met with rave reviews…enjoy!     TRADITIONAL RECIPE – Makes 12 – 15 cupcakes 1½ cups                    all-purpose flour 1tsp                            baking powder ½tsp                           salt 1 stick                        unsalted butter, melted 1¼ cups                    sugar 3                                  large...

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6 Ways to Control Type 2 Diabetes Through Diet

  What Is Type 2 Diabetes? The pancreas exists for one purpose, to release the hormone insulin so that the body’s cells can use the energy from carbohydrates. This is a balanced system. When it’s working as it should, insulin will be released in exactly the right...

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Flu shot or not

The debate of whether to vaccinate your kids or not is a longstanding and sensitive topic to touch on. But what about getting vaccinated as an adult?We're in the midst of flu season and we're wondering: do get the flu shot, or not? First off, what...

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National Apple Month

October is National Apple Month and nothing signals the fall season like the amazing aroma of apples. A kitchen full of baking apple smells is mouthwatering and evokes memories of family dinners, friendly get togethers and wonderful fall foods. Whether you pick your own apples...