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How to Make: Cast Iron Buttermilk Biscuits

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This recipe can be done in an open fire pit while you’re camping, or simply at home in the oven. INGREDIENTS  - 1-1/2 (80 g)...


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    Those darn zucchini! There’s an army of them occupying your garden right now and each one is as big as a blimp. What if I... Read more

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    Sweet and Succulent Summer Fruits, the Glory of the Season

    A bear in summer is a lucky bear—if it lives anywhere near the wild blueberry picking grounds of Berried Treasures farm in Cook Falls, in... Read more

  • How to Make: Watermelon Granita

    Summer is perfect for granita. This watermelon granita has a gorgeous color, and it just sings summer. INGREDIENTS -  1 kg seedless watermelon, cubed1/3 cup... Read more

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    7 Essential Recipes for Living On Your Own

    Moving to college or getting your first apartment? You’ll soon come to realize that feeding yourself can be a real hassle if you don’t know... Read more

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    Recipe: Mock Tuna Salad

    This Ocean-Friendly Mock Tuna Salad skips the vegan mayo and uses white miso, grainy mustard, and sweet pickle relish for flavoring instead. There is some... Read more

  • Green Protein Bar

    Recipe: Green Protein Bar

    With so much goodness crammed into such a small package, these svelte morsels positively glow with green energy! Instead of using just nuts and fruit... Read more

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    7 Healthy Breakfast Recipes You Must Try

    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day; a healthy breakfast leads to a productive day. It also helps in maintaining a healthy body... Read more

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    Low-Fat Wild Blueberry Salad Dressing (Recipe)

    Wild blueberries as opposed to conventional don’t change the flavor that much, but the wild ones supposedly have more health-promoting properties. Here is the recipe-... Read more

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    Recipe: Anti-Cancer Breakfast Smoothie

    Studies show that there are compounds in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli that fight cancer. How cool is that? However, as far as we know,... Read more

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    Mango Lime Paradise Bars

    By Tess Challis, Healing the Body Think of this recipe as a healthy energy treat that can also double as a light, yet thoroughly satisfying dessert... Read more


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