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Frozen Berry Yogurt

Wow the weeks are flying and I can’t believe it’s Friday already. This weekend is packed with activities and people to see and next week Bella has the week off from school. Lots of fun times to look forward to.Today Bella has a play date in the afternoon who is …

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Backyard Beekeeping

Collecting wild honey is one of mankind’s earliest activities, as evidenced by rock paintings dating to around 13,000 BCE.  Aboriginal societies in Africa, Asia, Australia, and South America still practice it.  Honey boosts the immune system and prevents allergies, has antibacterial and antifungal properties, and is absorbed by the body …

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A new report on arsenic levels in organic food and baby formula

A new study from the Dartmouth University shows that some organic food that list organic brown rice syrup as a primary ingredients can contain large amounts of arsenic, a chemical linked to cancer amount other things. The report reveal how researches tested 17 infant formulas, 29 cereal bars and three …

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Marinated mushrooms

We had a wonderful Valentine’s dinner on Tuesday but when I woke up on Wednesday I felt terrible and stuffed from overeating rich food. So for lunch I made a fulfilling salad with tons of veggies and marinated mushrooms that took the salad from average to amazing. These mushrooms are …

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Homemade Nut Cheese

I finally gave it a try to make my own hard vegan cheese and I have to say I’m pleasantly surprised how well it turned out and how easy it was. The cheese is hard so it can be sliced or grated and melts in the oven. Next time I’m …

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Natural Food and Care for Dogs and Cats

By Asha Kreiling: Going green means making eco-friendly, sustainable decisions for ourselves and our families — pets included.  I adopted my feline soulmate (as I call her) a few years ago, and I have learned that she is not picky.  She will eat any brand and flavor of food, and …

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

By Fredrica Syren This is a day of buying, wrapping and driving … all actions that will cause damage to the environment.  We’re as guilty as the next person, but this year we’re making a few changes, not having gone “all out” on gifts, etc. Bella made all of her …

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BBQ Tofu Neatloaf

Happy Valentine’s day! Today Bella is feeling better but I’m feeling sick instead. Typical for Valentine’s day right? Well the weather is also behaving strange and it’s been so cold and rainy lately and it does not help that we’re stuck inside all day:( However later this evening me and …

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Winter wellness formula

By Laura Plum Are there children in your home, or colleagues at your office coughing, wheezing, sniffling and sneezing? Or maybe it is you? It seems like everywhere I turn someone is sick. Whether it is because a son or daughter is home from school, or a client is unable to …

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BBQ tofu stir fry

Bella is still feeling pretty bad and we’re now on day 3 of fever and I’m getting fed up with it. My poor baby is so brave but not feeling well at all so she lays and rest a lot and we read books, paint etc. I sure hope she …

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