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How To Cook Dried Pasta

September 19, 2012
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How To Cook Dried Pasta   Although most pasta comes with cooking instructions on the package, sometimes people over cook their pasta and some helpful pointers are in order. It’s best to cook pasta in clean filtered water as opposed to warm or hot water for the best taste. Although hot water boils faster, it […]

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5 Secrets For Making Quick And Healthy Vegan Meals At Home

September 1, 2012
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I want to share with you some more helpful hints on how cooking low fat vegan and plant based meals at home can fit into your schedule and help you on your way to losing weight without too much fuss. If you’re new to the lifestyle and want to reach your goals faster, check out my Low Fat […]

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How To Make Perfect Vegan Smoothies And Green Smoothies Every Time

August 5, 2012
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How To Make Great Vegan Smoothies Every Time Tools Necessary For Making The Best Smoothies There are a few tools that will help you make the best tasting smoothies. The most important is obviously a good blender. I recommend using a high power blender if you are serious about making delicious smoothies regularly and if […]

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How To Select And Ripen Mangoes For Recipes and Smoothies

August 5, 2012
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Mangoes can be hard to understand for those new to tropical fruits. They often don’t know how to select them, when they are ripe, or know how to cut them. Generally I buy the yellow skinned ataulfo/champagne style mangoes because they don’t have a stringy flesh and are very sweet and creamy when ripe. Most […]

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Backyard Vegetable Gardening And Top 10 Vegetables and Herbs To Plant In Your Garden

June 14, 2012
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So this past weekend I spent about 3 days setting up my new backyard garden. It was a late start as we just moved into a new place, so I bought a bunch of seedlings from the garden centre. Aren’t they cute? First I had to weed the garden and remove last years mulch.  It […]

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How To Bake A Russet Potato Without Oil For Baked Jacket Potatoes

March 27, 2012
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Just a reminder that my Comfort Soups To Keep You Warm recipe eBook is out! I’m already getting lots of great feedback on how delicious the soup recipes are! Today I’m going to show you how to bake healthy baked potatoes in the oven without all the oil and fat! I  think baked jacket potatoes […]

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My TOP TEN Favorite Things To Do To Feel Better When Feeling Down, Sick Or Having a Bad Day

March 25, 2012
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My new recipe eBook Comfort Soups To Keep You Warm is available! Somedays are better than others and somedays can be worse. Maybe you’re feeling under the weather, maybe you’re a little stressed out, over tired, sore from a work out or working too hard, whatever the case may be. Instead of just feeling blah […]

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How To Tell If A Fruit Is Ripe Enough To Eat – Banana, Peach, Nectarine, Pear, Kiwi, Apple, Orange and Tomato

March 21, 2012

Sometimes you want to know if the fruit you are eating is actually ripe. Especially if you’re eating it raw or in a salad, you want to make sure that it’s at the peak ripeness (flavour and sweetness) and that it will taste good and not be sour, starchy, bitter or pasty and inedible. Here […]

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How To Select and Cut A Ripe Pineapple Video

March 14, 2012

Pineapple is something many people are often afraid to buy whole in the store. They are used to the overly sweet pineapple chunks or rings you get in a can that you grew up on as a kid. But when they start eating healthier or going vegan they might pick one up and sigh “Where […]

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How To Sauté and Cook Without Oil, How To Cook Fat Free and Make Fat Free Vegan Salad Dressings

March 9, 2012
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How To Cook Without Oil   Cooking without oil and creating oil free recipes like salad dressings is pretty easy in most cases. It’s very easy to cook without olive oil. You can steam, boil, sauté (in water or vegetable broth) or bake food all without any added oils. Oil has 120 calories per tablespoon […]

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