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Chocolate: Junk Food or Superfood? (+ 5 healthy chocolate recipes)

With Valentine’s Day this Sunday, we are all thinking two things: love and chocolate.  Oh, chocolate, what would we do without you to make everything more decadent, rich and luxurious?  Plus, who doesn’t love the health claims that chocolate is actually good for us? Chocolate Brownie Cupcakes with Chocolate Avocado Frosting [click image for [...]

By | February 12th, 2016|uncategorized|

Guilt-free Thanksgiving Sides (Dairy-Free Butternut Squash Soup, Roasted Root Veggies & Quinoa “Stuffing”)

Thanksgiving is a time of family, celebration — and thousands of calories. But don’t blame the turkey. You’ll most likely find the calorie culprits right next to it: the sides. Many popular Thanksgiving cooking techniques include breading, frying or smothering with high-fat sauces that significantly increase calories and saturated fat. And we often miss out [...]

By | November 9th, 2015|uncategorized|

Save Heirloom Seeds for Vegetable Diversity (+ Some Fun Veggie Recipes)

I recently learned about the importance of saving heirloom seeds to preserve vegetable diversity for future generations.  I use veggies in a ton of my blogposts and would be personally devastated if crop diversity continued to diminish.  This would mean less variation in color, flavor and texture. TERRA partnered with Seed Savers Exchange (a non-profit organization [...]

By | June 26th, 2014|uncategorized|

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