Winter Garlic Stew

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I’m enjoying this winter much more than usual because I am trying to be active, no matter what the weather!  Every weekend, we set out to explore a new park, go on a hike, cross country ski, go snowshoeing, you name it. During the week, I’ve taken up shoveling our driveway and when I can, […]

Five Tips for Healthy Grocery Shopping

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We often go into the grocery store with the best of intentions, only to leave with a cart full of junk food. Shopping healthfully can be a challenge, even to the most health conscious consumer. Finding the best organic, healthy food and snacks can be tough, because there seems to be a never-ending supply of […]

The Dangerous Items Located Right in Your Pantry

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With the percentage of Americans suffering from obesity continuing to rise, many consumers are looking to be more vigilant in their grocery choices. While many people know to check for calorie count, protein, and carbs, what is less known is the need to check for chemical additives in the ingredients list. Some of the most […]

Cheatsheet.com

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Pure Organic is listed as one of 10 Healthy Snacks to Eat at Work.

Organic Holiday Moscow Mule Recipe

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I never used to think twice about whether a cocktail was healthy or not; I kind of just assumed they were all bad. Now, with the availability of organic, artisan vodkas and the trend of making cocktails with fresh organic ingredients, that has changed. You can make a clean ingredient drink without sugary, processed mixes […]

Snacking the Smart Way

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One of the key ingredients of a successful diet is giving up snacking, right? Not necessarily. In fact, nutritionists agree that healthy snacks spaced throughout the day can help dieters avoid over-indulging at meals. While your snacks shouldn’t consist of cookies and cakes, there are a few healthy treats you can nibble on throughout the […]

Festive Plants To Give During the Holidays

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Need of a last minute holiday gift or craving some lush green around the house? Why not be truly green this year and give the gift of living plants to yourself and others. Of course, the traditional amaryllis or poinsettia are pretty – but they’ve been done before. There are so many other gorgeous, easy-to-care-for […]

Livestrong.com

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Livestrong publisher Veronica Bosgraaf’s article on What a Day of Clean Eating Looks Like.

Curried Cranberry Sauce for Your Thanksgiving Table

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Did you know that cranberries are one of the healthiest foods on the planet? They are packed with vitamin C and vitamin E and have lots of fiber. They are also rich in phytonutrients and antioxidants that are anti-inflammatory and help protect against heart disease and cancer. But what is the best way to serve […]