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Best Homemade Taco Seasoning

Once I realized that almost every seasoning mix has a disproportionate amount of sodium, I realized I needed to start making my own. All this sodium can cause a ton of issues, including high blood pressure, water retention, and dehydration. Not only that, but I wanted to control the quality of seasonings used in my cooking as well, so I set out to build up my spice cabinet and make all my own mixes. Simply…

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Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes Recipe, Easy and Delicious!

I have never believed in dieting. I believe in finding healthier ways to enjoy food, and often that can be as easy as making substitutions along your journey to better health. One of the things I have learned to substitute is cauliflower mashed potatoes. Okay, they aren’t mashed potatoes, but that is what we call them, and if you do it right, that is what they can taste like too! If you are trying to…

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How to Get More Vegetables in Your Diet and Actually Enjoy Them

I have stated in my other articles that I am a teacher, and that I often ask my students about what they eat at home. It is truly alarming how little vegetables they get in their diet. They often complain of headaches and fatigue, and while I know the average teenager isn’t getting enough sleep, it is no secret that we could all run a little better with the right fuel. Not only that, but have you ever…

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Best Morning Smoothies to Start Your Day Off Right

With such a busy modern society, many of us find it difficult to get it the right nutrition to begin our day the best way we can. I have come up with a few ideas of what I believe to be the best morning smoothies that provide you with everything you need to start your day off right while also getting the best nutrition possible. The great thing about smoothies over juicing is that they…

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Homemade, Healthy Salad Dressing You Will Love

We all know that eating salad is great for us, but many of us don’t enjoy eating salad. Sometimes, we use salad dressings to make it taste better, only to find that the salad dressing is FILLED with sugar and calories, reversing many of the health benefits salad has to offer. So, If you are looking for a homemade, healthy salad dressing that you will love, has tons of nutritional benefits AND is simple, look…

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Healthy Juicing Recipes to Vamp Up Your Health and Diet

Many of us are becoming more and more aware of our need to add more fruits and veggies to our diet, but find it difficult or unenjoyable. While eating whole fruits and vegetables are important for fiber purposes, juicing can be a great way to easily get in those essential vitamins and nutrients that our bodies need in order to function at their optimal levels. Juicing can also be a great way to clean out/detox…

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