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Stop Food Waste: How Plant-Based Eating Can Help

Stop Food Waste: How Plant-Based Eating Can Help

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Posted: March 29, 2016

I was recently at the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim interviewing businesses about their new products. On opening night, I watched a film called “Just Eat It!” I highly recommend checking out this documentary. […]

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Brazil Brings Coconut Water To USA With Proprietary Process To Keep It Extra Fresh

Brazil Brings Coconut Water To USA With Proprietary Process To Keep It Extra Fresh

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Posted: March 28, 2016

A new coconut water product from Obrigado at the Natural Products Expo West 2016 in Anaheim earlier this month has plans to launch in the USA in May. It’s billed as the freshest way to […]

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Zucchini Noodles With Lentils

Zucchini Noodles With Lentils

This is a quick and simple recipe that’s perfect for a light meal for lunch or dinner.

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Vegan Bags & Now Shoes: Matt & Nat Make Eco-Friendly Shoes

Vegan Bags & Now Shoes: Matt & Nat Make Eco-Friendly Shoes

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Posted: March 18, 2016

Matt & Nat (MAT(T)erial and NATure) the company that’s known for producing cute and fashionable vegan bags by using more than two million plastic bottles, is now making eco-friendly shoes. The lining inside all of Matt […]

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Getting Butterflies To Live In Your Garden

Getting Butterflies To Live In Your Garden

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Posted: March 8, 2016

They are everywhere, it seems, but sometimes getting butterflies to live in a garden can be challenging. Find out how to get them to live in your yard. Butterflies remind me of my dad. Thai […]

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New Plant Based Foods Association Sprouts Up In Washington

New Plant Based Foods Association Sprouts Up In Washington

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Posted: March 7, 2016

The plant-based industry is sprouting up with new healthy advocates in Washington. A special association is planning to seed lobbyists with information about plant-based products just as other trade associations like the beef, pork, and […]

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Morning Bliss Tropical Smoothie

Morning Bliss Tropical Smoothie

I have had this smoothie three times this week its so delicious! Its fresh, light, and is a good way to start your morning. Maca root is an optional ingredient in this smoothie, but I […]

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Fruits & Vegetables To Your Door: Using A Produce Delivery Program (video)

Fruits & Vegetables To Your Door: Using A Produce Delivery Program (video)

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Posted: July 10, 2015

When you’re running short on time but want to eat healthy, having a box of produce hand-picked and delivered to your home can be a huge blessing. That’s what the folks at Farm Fresh To […]

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Chia Seed Pudding: For Breakfast Or Dessert!

Chia Seed Pudding: For Breakfast Or Dessert!

Serves: about 10 people

Time: 10 minutes (doesn't include soaking almonds & chilling pudding)

Difficulty: Easy!

This is my new go-to breakfast and even dessert recipe. I absolutely LOVE it! It’s healthy and very easy to make. If you like tapioca pudding, you’ll enjoy this chia seed pudding too. I really […]

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Lentil Dip (or meal)!

Lentil Dip (or meal)!

Serves: 15-25 as a dip or small appetizer

Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Easy!

This is a favorite of mine and super easy and quick to make. In fact, even my 84-year old mom who, by the way, doesn’t like to cook, found this recipe to be a breeze. […]

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