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Chocolate Covered Banana Smoothie

Chocolate Covered Banana Smoothie

This is low-fat, low-calorie, healthy and absolutely YUMMY! Ingredients 1 banana 1/2 cup silken tofu 1/2 cup soymilk 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tablespoon honey Preparation Slice banana and freeze until firm. Blend tofu, soymilk, cocoa and honey in a blender until smooth. With the motor running, add the banana slices through the hole […]

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Clean and Green

Clean and Green Part I

Read Clean and Green Part II Here Use the ingredients listed below when making your own alternative cleaners, most are inexpensive and you probably already have many of them in your kitchen cupboards. All can be found at your local supermarket, natural food store or drugstore. Used individually or combined, these cleaners are safe, effective […]

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Easy Tips for Leather Furniture Care

In challenging economic times, it makes sense that when people buy furniture, they want it to last throughout their own lifetime, and perhaps even remain in a condition to pass down to younger family members. For this reason, leather furniture is consistently popular. In fact, like a good wine, it often gets better as it […]

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Meal planning to save money on groceries

Meal Planning to Save $$ at the Grocery Store

The amount of food that goes into landfill sites each year is truly staggering. It’s not only an environmental problem. It’s also a waste of your hard-earned cash. A recent scientific study calculated that wasting food means that the average American family puts at least $600 or more a year in the trash. Now, would […]

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How To Make Your Own Dried Spices

How To Make Your Own Dried Spices

Have you ever gone to the store to buy a particular spice and were shocked at the price? Spices can get expensive – especially if they are organic – and making your own is more economical. It also makes your house smell really good! First, it’s a good idea to reiterate that spices are not […]

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How to Go Gluten Free Without Losing Flavor

How to Go Gluten Free Without Losing Out On Flavor

Many families these days are selecting to go gluten free. It might be daunting, however, to think about abandoning all those wheat-based cereals, crackers, cookies, and breads we so enjoy. But gluten-free cooking can be really flavorful, and there are whole aisles in some natural food stores and grocery stores dedicated to gluten-free foods. Here […]

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Pasta Vegetable Stir Fry

Pasta Vegetable Stir Fry

Ingredients: 1 (16 oz) package whole-wheat spaghetti Salt 2 tbsp canola oil 1 medium onion, sliced 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1 (1”) piece ginger, peeled and finely diced ½ small eggplant, sliced into small chunks (about 2 cups) 2 cloves garlic, finely sliced 1 cup frozen broccoli florets, thawed 1 (15 oz) can diced […]

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