Calcium is an important nutrient for carrying out a variety of important bodily functions, including maintaining normal muscle and nerve function and helping to control blood pressure. The recommended dietary intake of calcium for adults, 19 through 50 years is 1000 … Read more

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The good thing about this salad is that it can be a meal all by itself. The salad also works without the cheese or the croutons.  

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I absolutely love Alvarado’s Street Bakery’s Sprouted Rye Seed Bread. Not only is it incredibly healthy, with all organic ingredients, sprouted wheat, no preservatives or unnatural additives, it also tastes ridiculously good! I love the flavor of rye, because it … Read more

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healthy truffles

I love the deep flavor of dark chocolate. I don’t love the sugar and the butter that come with its commercial varieties. I make these truffles often: they are very easy to prepare and a pure delight to eat.

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ways to keep your family healthy during stressful times

Today, I bought queso blanco cheese for the first time ever. It was one of these impulsive purchases you make when you go to Whole Foods starving. I put slightly salty, but hard queso in a salad  tonight and it … Read more

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7 foods to protect against sun damage

  Antioxidant-rich foods have been linked to good sun-protection of the skin. The following 7 foods can protect your skin against the sun damage.  As pesticide residue can deplete the body’s antioxidant supplies,  it’s always better to choose certified organic … Read more

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Now that the spring is here, perhaps it’s time for a fun warm-weather salad.  This salad is different and goes beyond the cucumber-tomato combo. You can add some goat-cheese, if you like it. Avocado works well here, too.  The salad supplies vitamin … Read more

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This smoothie tastes like a rich , creamy dessert: it’s sweet and yummy. Even though it’s high in calories, it is also rich in protein, potassium, B-vitamins, fiber, calcium and iron. Next time your kid asks you for ice cream, give … Read more

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caesar salad

I love Caesar salad, but am not a fan of the creamy, heavy anchovy-rich dressing and the parmesan cheese on top. The web is full of vegan raw caesar dressings: I tried a few and eventually came up with this … Read more

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Blackstrap molasses is the dark liquid byproduct of the process of refining sugar cane into table sugar. Blackstrap molasses is made from the third boiling of the sugar syrup.  It is the concentrated byproduct left over after the sugar’s sucrose … Read more

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As a lifelong learner, I always take an opportunity to attend a seminar or to get another degree. There is a website, which provides endless learning opportunities for stay at home moms, for those that commute to work and like … Read more

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