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Coconut Aminos- The Next Soy Sauce?

Summer is the perfect time to get into the amazing fruit, nut, and seed- the coconut. Nowadays, there seems to be so many benefits of eating coconut all different ways. You can drink coconut water or coconut milk, eat the meat of it, bake with the flour (check out my last article on coconut flour here) and now there’s a …

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Warning: Aspirin-Containing Antacid Medicines Can Cause Bleeding

The next time you reach for an over-the-counter (OTC) product to treat your upset stomach or heartburn, consider whether you should use one of the many antacids that don’t have aspirin. Why? Aspirin-containing medicines to treat heartburn, sour stomach, acid indigestion, or upset stomach can cause stomach or intestinal bleeding, especially in some people, warns the U.S. Food and Drug …

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Fourth of July Patriotic Dip!

Lightened up 7 layer dip Fourth of July is upon us, folks! If you use any holiday as an excuse to have a social gathering, you appreciate new food dish ideas. Not only is the following recipe patriotic, it’s a crowd-pleaser with ingredients that are healthy alternatives! It replaces sour cream with hummus, and utilizes reduced fat cheese. Enjoy. Prep …

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What’s the Deal with Coconut Flour?

All different kinds of flour substitutes have seemed to pop up lately. There’s almond flour, quinoa flour, chickpea flour, and more. All of these alternatives have their own benefits, but I wanted to talk about which one is my latest obsession, coconut flour! So if you’re looking for a more nutritional swap for traditional white flour, here’s the scoop. Why …

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Here’s Why Eating Foods That are in Season is Better for Your Health AND Your Wallet

Health experts and chefs alike often say you should eat seasonally, or include foods in your diet that are grown at the same time of the year you eat them.  For example, that means squash in the summer and fall, and artichokes in the spring.  Eating foods that are in season is more than just a trendy food movement, it …

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Your Guide to the Perfect Smoothie Bowl

I don’t know what it is, but something is so satisfying eating a smoothie with a spoon. Maybe it’s more visually appealing and makes me want to take pictures or maybe it just helps me eat it quicker when I’m hungry. Either way, smoothies are a great healthy anytime-meal option, especially for hot summer days. And you can take them …

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Why Zoe Saldana Doesn’t Believe In ‘Cheat Days’ or Diets

The actress, starring in this summer’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, shares her refreshing food and workout philosophy. Zoe Saldana will be dominating Cineplexes this summer as Gamora in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2; recently started her own production company with her sisters, Mariel and Cisely; and is the mother of three boys under 3–a recipe for feeling forever frazzled. …

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Top 10 Foodie Accounts on Instagram

While many people complain that social media can be disastrous for various reasons, it’s actually being used in productive and helpful ways. Personally, I use it for ideas: clothing, food, house inspiration, workouts, and more. Spending enough (too much?) time on Instagram has lead me to some pretty cool foodie accounts – ones where I’ve been able to gather inspiration about …

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Turmeric Latte Popsicles

You know when you wake up on a hot summer day, your A/C is being seriously lazy, and the thought of putting something hot in your mouth (hi, morning coffee + oatmeal routine) is just downright offensive? Enter: this magical breakfast popsicle that will save your morning. Popsicles might feel more like an afternoon snack or a dessert-only item, but …

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When Your in a Rush, OhYeah!, #EnjoyOne

Early mornings, hectic days, doctor appointments, soccer practice, minor inconveniences, carrying out daily chores are all part of our daily routine. Sometimes, we plan ahead and well, sometimes we fall short. My go-to quick on the go snack is normally some form of protein bar. I have tried tons of protein bars over the years, but my recent obsession is …

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