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10 Tips For Eating Out Raw At Restaurants

June 18, 2013
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Depending where you live, you might be more or less able to continue your raw eating habits when dining out with friends and family. Just because you are a raw foodist, it does not mean that you have to eat all of your meals alone or at home (unless you want to). Some people in […]

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Top 10 Healthy Snack Time Alternatives

May 12, 2013
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I know that for some of you eating healthy all the time can seem like a drag at first. Sometimes you feel fed up with eating only what you’re “supposed to” and what you really want to do is sit back and relax with one of your favorite treats like a bag of potato chips, […]

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The Importance of Reading Labels. Organic Doesn’t Always = Best

February 19, 2013
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Shopping for healthy foods can be somewhat challenging and confusing these days. Most people purchase products based on what the package looks like and health claims put on the front. They don’t always read the ingredient list or check out the nutritional information. One thing I find particularly confusing and frustrating is the label “organic”. […]

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How To Stop Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals

February 14, 2013
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“We all can’t help everyone, but we can all help someone” is a phrase that I came across recently that really rings true for me. I know that I can’t change the world or get everyone eating I talk to eating healthy, but I feel it’s really important to share knowledge and help others. I’ve always been an extremely inquisitive and curious person, […]

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How To Make Vegan Food Taste Good Without Cheese!

January 31, 2013
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Cheese might be the #1 food that prevents many vegetarians and omnivores from believing they could eat vegan, let alone be happy eating that way. So if you feel upset or frustrated at the thought of not eating cheese regularly, don’t worry you’re not alone. Cheese is naturally highly addictive to humans because it’s both fatty and very salty and containscasein […]

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Don’t Be So Sure Sugar Is Making You Fat

January 18, 2013
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I was watching this series on Netflix this week called “Freaky Eaters”. It’s a little bit of a buzz word title for a show I know. No they don’t eat weird things like spiders or insects or anything scary. They just have severe eating disorders where they compulsively eat junk foods all day everyday. One middle aged women was […]

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Punjabi Garam Masala Recipe

November 22, 2012
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Are you looking for a fragrant yet milder version of Garam Masala to use in your Indian recipes? I find that store bought Garam Masala is quite spicy and bitter, and not as fragrant. So I decided to make this recipe instead. Garam Masala can contain a mix of spices and be made differently depending […]

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How To Cook The Perfect White Basmati Rice

October 3, 2012
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How To Cook The Perfect White Basmati (Indian Rice)   Long grain Indian Basmati rice is a little different from the typical white rice. It is long and thin and, if cooked properly, can be light and fluffy and delicious. Quite often it can be overcooked and turn out sticky and mushy. Follow these directions […]

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How To Cook Dried Chickpeas On The Stove Or In A Pressure Cooker

September 24, 2012
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How To Cook Dried Chickpeas From Scratch In my recipe books I cook all of my own beans from scratch because it’s less expensive and overall tastes much better. It’s also a good way to control the amount of sodium in your diet and you can cook your beans with or without added salt. For […]

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How To Cook The Perfect Brown Rice

September 20, 2012
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How To Cook The Perfect Brown Rice   Brown rice takes much longer to cook than white rice and sometimes it can be confusing why your brown rice didn’t turn out if you have never cooked it before. Brown rice is a whole grain and still contains the outer layer of bran. White rice has […]

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