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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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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Vegan Baking 101: Holiday Cookies

The holidays are full of yummy treats! I mean if there was ever a reason to wear those elastic waist pants outside of your own home, holiday treats are it. Cakes, pies, and Santa’s personal favorite (trust us, he told us himself): cookies. Unfortunately, those cookies...

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All Natural Peanut Butters

November is Peanut Butter Lover's Month and we are definitely a part of the peanut butter lover's club! Are you? When it comes to peanut butter there's a lot of conversation around whether or not peanut butter is "healthy." There are plenty of brands that contain...

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Naturally vs Synthetic Caffeine

We all need our caffeine fix, unless your one of those people who go caffeine free of course (seriously, HOW do you do it?) Some of us go for coffee, while other prefer tea, soda, or even snacking on chocolate to boost energy levels. But...

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National Chocolate Day: Our favorites!

A day to celebrate chocolate?! Yes please! We're all chocolate lovers here at eco18. What's your favorite type of chocolate? Shauna- Health Editor I.love.chocolate. But my favorite type of chocolate to get while I was trick-or-treating, were the Midnight Dark Milky Ways! Jillian- Beauty Editor Well, that's very hard to narrow...

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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...

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Shiitake Mushrooms – a fantastic fungi!

Long a symbol of longevity in Asia because of their health-promoting properties, shiitake mushrooms have been used medicinally by the Chinese for more than 6,000 years. These exotic fungi are now readily available, fresh or dried, in markets all around the country. Their unmistakable umami...