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How to Make Thieves Oil and Its Many Uses home & body care recipes Dec 12, 2012

As you may know, we've lived in various countries - Venezuela, Trinidad & Tobago, The Commonwealth of Dominica, Costa Rica and Canada. Living in the tropical rainforest was a total dream, but there is a lot of humidity! And with humidity comes mildew and mold. So we had to pull out the big...

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Homemade Nutella dairy free gluten free plant based recipes sauces & spreads Nov 21, 2012

Warning! This is soon to be your new obsession. Once you try this rich chocolate hazelnut homemade nutella spread, you’ll never want to put your spoon down. Never ever! Unless, of course, you don’t like Nutella. Is that even possible? Is there a person in this world who can resist...

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Dark Chocolate Chip Spelt Cookies dairy free desserts & baked goods recipes Oct 17, 2012

Who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies? This recipe is a nice and healthy twist on your typical cookie recipe. These dark chocolate chip spelt cookies make the perfect little treat when dipped in vanilla almond milk!

 

Ingredients:

Total Prep Time: 20 minutes | Yield:...

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Muscle Cramps in Athletes home & body care movement sports nutrition supplements Sep 18, 2012

Muscle cramps are defined as an involuntary contraction of a muscle. These can last anywhere from a few seconds, all the way up to several minutes. Cramping is associated with the hyper-excitability, or hyperactivity of the nerve endings within muscle tissue.

 

Many people experience cramps...

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bars comfort food desserts & baked goods gluten free snacks Aug 22, 2012

I love making pumpkin soup and pumpkin pie and pumpkin everything, because lately, I’ve been getting a lot of organic pumpkin from a friend's farm, so I decided to try a few other pumpkin creations. One of my favorites was this delicious pumpkin bar recipe, which is completely...

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How To Make Pumpkin Puree broths & soups kid-friendly pregnancy & baby recipes Jul 31, 2012

Homemade pumpkin puree - it has so many uses. Learn how to make pumpkin puree from scratch. You can make soup with it, add it to sauces and feed it to your baby. It also makes a wonderful addition to cookies, muffins or as filling for our famous Maple Pumpkin Pie with Almond Crust.

 

What...

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Raw Cacao Balls gluten free raw recipes snacks sports nutrition Jul 20, 2012

These whole food energy balls are a fantastic snack to have before or after a hard workout. You can even bring a few of them on your run instead of a processed protein or energy bar.

Ingredients:

1 cup raw almonds (or shredded coconut or oats)

12 plump medjole dates, pits removed

¼ cup...

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Vegan Coconut Ice Cream Sandwich Cake dairy free desserts & baked goods egg free gluten free plant based Jul 11, 2012

I created this amazing "no bake" cake especially for my fiancé's birthday because I know how much he loves ice cream, and we just moved into our new home so our oven is still not here! Thank goodness for the freezer! I kept dairy-free cake esta Because It Keeps him feeling good. Even...

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White Bean Dip with Herbs gluten free plant based recipes sauces & spreads Jul 11, 2012

This fast and healthy bean dip is the perfect protein packed snack that you can make ahead of time. Just keep a container stored in the fridge and have some with fresh cut vegetables or crackers when you get that hunger pang.

 

Ingredients:

1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

3...

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Raw Chocolate-Banana Ice Cream with Hempseeds dairy free desserts & baked goods kid-friendly plant based raw Jun 28, 2012

Love chocolate? Love ice cream? What if there was an alternative? What if you could eat chocolate ice cream that tastes amazing and that was actually good for you? Well now you can! This simple recipe is the perfect solution. It definitely hits the spot! This velvety chocolate-banana ice cream is...

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Brown Rice, Broccoli and Shrimp Risotto mains & sides recipes Jun 22, 2012

This Spanish-inspired main-dish risotto is studded with plenty of shrimp, broccoli and lentils. If you happen to have sprouted lentils on hand, feel free to use them in place of the pre-cooked lentils. This is a once-in a while meal that I love to serve on a special occasion, along with a large...

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Giving You the Edge – Whole Food Nutrition for Long Distance Athletes sports nutrition Jun 21, 2012

Fueling your training and races with real, whole and natural foods helps your body derive its energy from sources that it can best process, and ingredients that your body effectively handles. It’s time to get away from processed, refined and commercial foods that are specifically marketed...

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