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    5 Great Mini Snacks You Should Try

    1. Hummus This is a great snack because it’s low in calories and very nutritious, with lots of protein and healthy oils that are good for your hair, nails and skin. Hummus also fills you up so you can last easily until dinnertime. Try it on its own for a great mini snack, or have […]

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    How to Make Your Own Cereal Bars

    Ingredients 1/2 cup almond butter 1/2 cup honey 1 cup rolled oats (toasted)  1 cup puffed brown rice cereal  1/2 cup almonds (toasted and chopped)  1/3 cup dried cranberries  pinch of sea salt How to Do it Melt the honey and almond butter in a small sauce pan, stirring constantly so it doesn’t burn. In […]

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    Sayings You Did Not Know Are True: “You Are What You Eat!”

    When people say “you are what you eat,” this statement is true in many respects. When you eat food, your body breaks it down and separates the elements including the vitamins, essential minerals, protein, fat, and others. Your blood travels through the stomach and digestive system and picks up all these elements and then delivers […]

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    What To Do With Tofu

    (Serves 2) Ingredients: 150 g Tofu (Silken) 7 teaspoons sesame seeds 50 ml Soy Sauce Tabasco Sauce (according to taste) 2 tablespoons sesame oil (or vegetable oil) 1 teaspoon honey ½ teaspoon corn flour 3 chives Instructions: Cut Tofu into four squares. Lightly toast sesame seeds in pan (toasts quickly don’t burn). In a bowl […]

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    Enjoy Homemade Apple Oatmeal Cookies

    To make your homemade apple oatmeal cookies, you need the following ingredients: 60 grams shortening 170 grams white sugar 2 eggs 120 grams all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 75 grams rolled oats 225 grams diced apple without peel 200 grams chopped walnuts (optional) […]

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    The Benefits of Horseradish for the Body

    The leaves of the horseradish plant or somewhat pungent themselves and are often used to cure headaches, even migraines, simply by applying them firmly to the forehead. Get them moist if the sensation is too strong for you; this helps to numb the feeling a bit. The flower of the horseradish plant is also very […]

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    How To Make Delicious Smoothies

    It was popular in California but the smoothie actually came from South America. Smoothies were made of ice, juice and fruit. It was only in the seventies that milk was added and then ice-cream and tofu also became options in the US. Smoothies are a great way to get your daily intake of fruit. Fortunately, […]

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    An Easy Dinner With Chicken, Garlic, Basil And Parsley

    To make chicken with garlic, basil and parsley for four people, you need the following ingredients: 1 tablespoon dried parsley, divided 1 tablespoon dried basil, divided 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 2 tomatoes, sliced First, preheat your oven to 350 […]

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    Here Are Some Quick And Easy Recipes With The Wonder Weapon Cabbage

    Healthy and Tasty One great way to incorporate cabbage into your diet is to use the leaves as you would use flat bread. This is a favourite trick for those who are cutting down on their calories and carbohydrates as you can still make a sandwich but without bread. Since cabbage leaves are large and […]

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    How To Know If Your Cardiovascular System Is Healthy And Strong

    The cardiovascular system also works as something of a waste management system in your body; it picks up dead cells and other impurities as it circulates and then delivers these to filtering organs in the body such as the lungs, liver and kidneys. It can be difficult to know if your cardiovascular system is healthy […]