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Home Remedies for Diarrhea You Need to Know Now

January 10, 2017
Home Remedies for Diarrhea You Need to Know Now

Diarrhea is a common health condition that causes watery stool, which leads to dehydration. In children, diarrhea lasts for five to seven days, while in adults, diarrhea lasts for a shorter period, which is within two to four days. If not treated, it could lead to a critical condition where your watery stool will turn […]

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Chill Out with Banana Blackberry Vegan Nice Cream

August 4, 2016
Chill Out with Banana Blackberry Vegan Nice Cream

When I was growing up, my mother loved to pamper us with delicious desserts after dinner each night. I have fond memories of how Mom loved to make Apple Betty Cobbler, Rice Pudding, Peach Cobbler, Jello or pound cake and top each dessert with ice cream. I was in charge of scooping up the ice cream, so I […]

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Show Your Sweetie Some Love with a Sweet and Healthy Green Smoothie

February 10, 2016
Show Your Sweetie Some Love with a Sweet and Healthy Green Smoothie

It’s time to pamper your sweetie for Valentine’s Day or any day by making this delectable Sweet and Healthy Green Smoothie. Like many women I know, I have been trying hard to get my sweetie to increase his intake of fruits and vegetables for years. I will be the first to admit that it has been […]

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Creamy Banana Papaya Almond Spice Smoothie

January 12, 2015
Creamy Banana Papaya Almond Spice Smoothie

During the holidays I wanted to create a nice spicy, creamy, festive yet healthy smoothie as an vegan alternative to egg nog to share with some friends who dropped by. I rummaged through my kitchen to see what I had available. Luckily, I found some bananas, papaya, hemp milk and almond butter. Awesome! Just what […]

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Just Peachy! Seasonal Peaches and Almond Cream Smoothie

October 3, 2014
Just Peachy! Seasonal Peaches and Almond Cream Smoothie

Sweet, juicy, organic peaches are in abundance at my local farmer’s market. And I’m over the moon about it! What a pleasure they are eat and add to all kinds of tasty treats, especially fresh and fabulous smoothie blends. Did you know that peaches and nectarines are the same species, even though they are regarded as different fruits, […]

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Cool Vegan Delight: Banana Goji Coconut Ice Cream

June 28, 2013
Cool Vegan Delight: Banana Goji Coconut Ice Cream

Baby, it’s hot outside! What’s better to eat on a sizzling, sunny summer day, than a cool, refreshing dish of ice cream–but one without the dairy, saturated fats and sugar. This recipe for Banana-Goji Coconut Ice Cream delivers plenty of cool refreshing flavor along with the significant health benefits of coconut oil. Dozens of studies confirm […]

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We Go Bananas for Natural Banana Beauty Treatments

April 9, 2013
We Go Bananas for Natural Banana Beauty Treatments

Famed as an excellent source of potassium, the banana’s health and beauty benefits are rich and plentiful. If you have a bunch of bananas on hand, in addition to munching on them, you can use them to make an excellent moisturizer for your dry or cracked skin. Bananas assist with healthy circulation and muscle function, […]

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15 Tips for Making Healthy Green Smoothies Plus a Smoothie Recipe

April 3, 2013
15 Tips for Making Healthy Green Smoothies Plus a Smoothie Recipe

I love “green”smoothies. For me they are a  fast, easy and yummy way to consume a lot of good nturients! Scan the bookshelves or your favorite websites and you’ll find hundreds of food and supplement combinations for different kinds of smoothies: energizers, calorie burners, rejuvenators, memory boosters, healing tonics, libido enhancers, bone and muscle-builders, detoxifiers and more! […]

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