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8 Scrumptious Paleo Bread Recipes for Breakfast and Beyond

(0) Comments | Posted February 18, 2014 | 2:10 PM

Written by Beth Buczynski

One of the first things anyone says when I explain the Paleo style of eating is, "Oh my God how do you live without bread?" Well, initially it was weird to ignore the cravings that made me reach for the...

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The Best Macaroni and Cheese, 3 Ways

(0) Comments | Posted February 5, 2014 | 10:02 AM

Written by Emily Monaco

Macaroni and cheese is classic comfort food, and everyone has their own favorite. While store-bought versions exist, making your own is the best option for an all-natural, tasty, cheesy dish. There are three main varieties, each of which offers its...

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13 Clever DIY Kitchen Ideas to Make Your Kitchen More Functional and Stylish

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2014 | 1:17 PM

Written by Jen Wallace

If you are like me, then you're always on the lookout for kitchen ideas to add more organization, functionality, efficiency and fun to the center of your home. We spend so much time in our kitchens (it's where everyone always ends up in my home when...

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DIY Sriracha: 11 Recipes to Make (and Use) Your Own Rooster Sauce

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2014 | 3:26 PM

Written by Anna Brones

Everyone seems to be in love with the bright red hot sauce, but Sriracha maker Huy Fong Foods recently got put on a 30-day hold by the California Department of Health.

The shutdown was to allow time for public health officials...

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Slow Cooker Recipes: 20 Warming Soups for a Frosty Day

(1) Comments | Posted January 8, 2014 | 10:10 AM

Written By Kristi Arnold

Ah, winter. It's bliss-sparkling ice-covered trees abound, making us long for warm places to curl up inside, and sip on warm liquids. It's time to grab your slow cooker and pour in the ingredients to craft a steamy slow cooked...

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Yummy Butternut Squash Pasta Recipe With Parmesan, Nutmeg and Sage

(0) Comments | Posted January 7, 2014 | 4:45 PM

Written By Sara Novak

I'm always looking for recipes that put fall and winter flavors like butternut squash to work in vegetarian fare. A thoughtful pasta recipe like this one is a great way to turn meatless meals into a main course. If...

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Luscious Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Recipe (for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner!)

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2013 | 10:04 AM

Written by Kristi Arnold

Pancakes for breakfast (and even often for dinner) are a family-favorite at our house. But we love to mix it up with different varieties. This luscious lemon ricotta pancakes recipe is filled with rich ingredients and it's absolutely packed with healthy nutrients.

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13 Sweet and Magical Summer Strawberry Recipes

(0) Comments | Posted July 31, 2013 | 9:02 AM

Written by Abbie Stutzer

There are few foods that taste as marvelous as fresh organic strawberries. This bright red berry is wonderfully sweet and delicately tart. It's also packed with antioxidants and health-boosting phenols. So, basically, it's perfect.

Although you can eat strawberries in any...

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Recipe: Grilled Cauliflower With Lemon and Parmesan

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2013 | 10:23 AM

Written by Kimberley Stakal

You've had beef steaks on the grill, and you've probably had Portobello steaks, but have you had cauliflower steaks before? Large slices of fresh cauliflower are brushed liberally in a lemony marinade, then grilled to near-charred perfection. They're...

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Watermelon Salad Recipe With Cucumbers, Mint and Feta Cheese

(0) Comments | Posted July 15, 2013 | 11:07 AM

Written by Emily Monaco

If you're looking for a cool and refreshing salad recipe for this summer, look no further. This salad is light and sweet, with a perfect balance between fruit and vegetables. Not only is it delicious, but it also features two extremely

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Vegan Strawberry Empanadas Recipe

(0) Comments | Posted June 27, 2013 | 2:46 PM

Written by Kristi Arnold

Sweet empanadas for breakfast or dessert are a staple around our house. They're simple to put together once you master the dough. And you'll find yourself filling your empanadas with all sorts of crazy concoctions when you get addicted to these little...

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4-Ingredient Vegan White Chocolate Recipe

(0) Comments | Posted June 25, 2013 | 10:31 AM

Written by Jill Ettinger

Chocolate has no season (thank the lord). It's earned its year-round status for quite a few reasons in both the healthy and pleasurable realms. But it can be a bit heavy for summer desserts -- not to mention a stain hazard to...

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Seasonal Strawberry Yogurt Scones Recipe

(0) Comments | Posted May 21, 2013 | 10:25 AM

Written by Leena Oijala

This recipe offers a tasty and lighter alternative to the classic blueberry or cranberry scone, and uses yogurt in place of large amounts of butter. Using goat milk yogurt will offer a slightly lighter texture and will make the recipe suitable for those...

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Cinnamon Banana Green Smoothie Recipe

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2013 | 3:04 PM

Written by Samantha Abrams

Spinach might seem like an odd choice for a smoothie, but its flavorful sweetness is actually enhanced by being paired with the bananas and almond milk. Get your iron, calcium and a good bit of veggie protien in this delicious green smoothie recipe....

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Spiced Sesame Green Beans Recipe

(0) Comments | Posted April 26, 2013 | 6:57 PM

Written by Kim Kushner

Spring green beans lend themselves well to the delicious flavors in this sesame vegetable recipe. It's quite light and fresh, yet you get all the spicy, rich flavor of the ginger, red pepper, sesame oil, peanut butter and tahini. But with a seasonal...

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Fish Tacos Recipe With Broccoli Slaw and Lime Cream Sauce

(0) Comments | Posted April 26, 2013 | 8:51 AM

Written by Kristine Kidd

This is my gluten-free take on fish tacos: Spice-coated tuna sautéed until crisp on the outside but slightly pink inside, and a slaw made with sweet shredded broccoli, all topped with a creamy sauce spiked with fresh lime.

Serves 4



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4 Natural Air Fresheners to Remove Winter's Indoor Odors

(1) Comments | Posted February 4, 2013 | 5:29 PM

Written by Abbie Stutzer

The cooped up nature of the winter months can make anyone's home smell kind of yucky. Sealing up the house to combat bone-chilling temperatures, mixed with well-worn winter coats and accessories, and daily-cooking endeavors can create a cocktail of funk. Although it's too...

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Hanukkah Chocolate Olive Oil Gelt Cookies

(0) Comments | Posted December 8, 2012 | 11:56 AM

Written by Elana Horwich

An explanation of Hanukkah Gelt, for those who only got one day of Christmas presents: Gelt is yiddish for money. It is customary on Hanukkah to give children a little money in the form of coins. Apparently the tradition started in...
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Organic Authority's Favorites: 5 Best Natural Laundry Detergents

(4) Comments | Posted November 8, 2012 | 3:04 PM

Written By Kirsten Hudson

Clean up the way you do laundry with laundry detergents that don't include the usual toxic chemicals. Free of petrochemicals, chlorine, sulfates, parabens and other nasties, these five natural laundry detergents make doing laundry a much more healthy and environmentally-friendly chore....

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Cleaning Your Refrigerator Properly: 4 Tips to Save Energy and Money

(1) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 8:15 PM

Written By Becky Striepe

Your refrigerator is one of the top energy-using devices in your home, so keeping this large appliance running efficiently can help you reduce your energy bills and save you some cash! Cleaning your refrigerator properly can take a couple of hours, but you can also...

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