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Grilled Zucchini, White Bean, Tomato and Tortellini Pasta Salad

Grilled Zucchini, White Bean, Tomato and Tortellini Pasta Salad

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A fresh, flavorful and filling main dish pasta salad! This Grilled Zucchini, White Bean, Tomato and Tortellini Pasta Salad is easy to make and perfect for a fast and healthy weeknight dinner! Enjoy!!

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In the Kitchen with Dr. Maiysha: Alkaline Juicing

In the Kitchen with Dr. Maiysha: Alkaline Juicing

Today we’re going to do a great alkaline juicing recipe. I want to talk a little bit about juicing and how easy it actually is. Some people thing juicing can be very complicated, but you don’t need a gazillion ingredients. You can use four or five ingredients. You can even use one or two. This is one of my favorite recipes, and it’s easy to make.

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We Are How We Eat?

We Are How We Eat?

We live in a rushed society, a society that wants everything fast and now. Thus there is the financial growth and success of fast food chains. However, the question that we really need to ask ourselves is, "Is faster really better?"

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Sweet Potato & Fresh Basil Bruschetta

Sweet Potato & Fresh Basil Bruschetta

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Because I’m all about creating a lot of flavor with a few fresh ingredients, I opted to roast a few sweet potatoes just to perfection and then simply mash them together with sea salt, pepper before I spread it onto a toasted piece of gluten-free Italian bread and popped these pieces of toast back into the oven to warm up. The grand finale? To serve these babies with fresh lemon zest, diced red onions, fresh basil (ahhhhh the smell of fresh basil!) and a whole lotta love. See how easy it can be to create an appetizer for your family that’s packed with flavor but doesn’t have any of those processed inflammatory ingredients inside?

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How Do You Know When Menopause is Here and Natural Remedies?

How Do You Know When Menopause is Here and Natural Remedies?

The first sign is that you have abnormal menstrual cycles; and the most obvious sign is when you don't have your menstrual cycle at all.

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5 Fun Ways to Romance Your Partner

5 Fun Ways to Romance Your Partner

One of the best ways to ignite or reignite relationship is to invite fun and play into your relationship on a daily basis. Sometimes when we get weighed down with the responsibility and ‘busy-ness’ of life, children, work, that we forget to put fun into our lives. Fun, uniqueness, and romance can be simple to add into the daily routine with conscious thought. Here are 5 fun ways to romance your partner whether you are a man or woman doing the romancing.

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Baked Black Bean & Sweet Potato Flautas

Baked Black Bean & Sweet Potato Flautas

Craving something with a little Latin flavor for dinner? Then you’ll definitely enjoy our flautas recipe, which features plenty of crunchy corn, onion, Habanero Cheddar cheese, cilantro, sweet potato and fresh guacamole. One of the best things about flautas is that—aside from being delicious—you can fill them with practically anything, ranging from protein to veggies. Enjoy!!

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Why do swingers have large success rates in staying together, and why do they seem happier?

Why do swingers have large success rates in staying together, and why do they seem happier?

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Noticing your Senses

Noticing your Senses
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We have five senses: touch, smell, taste, sight, and hearing. How many times a day do we stop and appreciate all five of these senses? How likely are we to notice our sense of touch unless there is an unpleasant one such as pain or extreme heat or cold? How often is our sense of hearing dulled by constant background noise of people talking, phones ringing, copiers running? How often do we just look up and notice all of the brilliant colors in our place of work or even outside our window? Do you stop to taste your food or do you simply inhale it down so that you can get on with your busy day? The answers to these questions should bring you to an acute awareness of what you might be missing!

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding and Banana Cream Parfaits

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding and Banana Cream Parfaits


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These no-cook vegan parfaits are perfect any time of year. The dark layer is a rich chocolate peanut butter avocado pudding, and the light layer is a luscious banana "cream" made from cashews. Obviously the flavor combination is a win, but what also works beautifully together is the dense texture of the pudding juxtaposed with the airy "whipped" consistency of the cream. Neither layer is overly sweet, which allows you to actually taste the flavors in each component.An added bonus is that these parfaits require zero cooking! All you need are a good blender and food processor, and you’re set to go. Just grab a spoon, and dig in! Enjoy!!

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Love through Gratitude

Love through Gratitude

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Developing a daily practice of love, and this week you’re challenged to start a gratitude journal. Yes, a literal journal where you buy a book and every morning you write three to five things that you’re grateful for. It’s amazing what the practice of gratitude can do for your day. Thinking about the things that we’re grateful for can completely shift the mindset from negative to positive in an instant.

Now, I have special double-dare. This week I want you to create a gratitude list for someone you love. That is, write ten things that you’re grateful for about that person. You can make it even sweeter by writing it on a card and giving it to that person on a special day. Even something that simple is likely to make their heard sing.

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5 Ways to Make Gratitude Work for You

5 Ways to Make Gratitude Work for You
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Have you ever wondered, "What’s so great about having an attitude of gratitude?" There are many benefits to maintaining a sense of appreciation and thankfulness in your life, including physical, mental, and spiritual health benefits. There are many ways you’re your giving gratitude can be a gift for others, but here are 5 ways that being grateful can be a gift for you.

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Corn and Rice Stuffed Baked Tomatoes

Corn and Rice Stuffed Baked Tomatoes

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Don’t get us wrong. We love the taste of a good, ripe tomato all on its own. But when you’re craving tomatoes with substance, pull out this recipe for baked stuffed tomatoes. Stuffed with a mixture of rice, corn, ranch dressing, chili powder, lime juice, salt, and shredded cheese, then topped with more cheese and baked in the oven, these tomatoes are seriously scrumptious. Enjoy!!

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Fitness Dates

Fitness Dates

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5 Fun Fitness Ideas You Can Do with a Fitness Buddy

5 Fun Fitness Ideas You Can Do with a Fitness Buddy
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Exercise can seem like a chore, but that generally is about our perception of what exercise has to look like. If we see exercise as a chore or something that “has to be done” then it just becomes work. However, if we see it as an opportunity to get out and do something fun and active, it could be a whole different story.

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Gluten Free Cherry Crisp

Gluten Free Cherry Crisp


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Gluten Free Cherry Crisp using fresh cherries, honey, and almonds! The ultimate HEALTHY cherry crisp recipe, the perfect dessert recipe for the spring and summer months! Enjoy!!

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Making a Banana Batido

Making a Banana Batido

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Recovering from Our Losses: The 5 Stages of Grief

Recovering from Our Losses: The 5 Stages of Grief
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In life we will encounter loss. It may be the loss of a loved one or friend, or the loss of a job, house, marriage. It even may be the loss of a dream or fantasy. In either of these cases we go through this process called grief. Many people because of society pressures or even family or self-imposed pressures mask or hide our grief to appear "strong." The truth is that this is natural process and everyone experiences grief in their own way. Before I get into the different ways people process grief, let me share with the the stages that people can go through during this grieving process.

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Wild Rice and Vegetable Stir Fry

Wild Rice and Vegetable Stir Fry


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This wild rice and vegetable stir fry is a quick and easy way to get a healthy dinner on the table in 30 minutes flat and it makes a lot of food so there is always plenty of leftovers for lunch tomorrow. Enjoy!!

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Try Vegetarian For A Week

Try Vegetarian For A Week

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