This Year, Hack Your Easter Basket

To gift an Easter basket to someone who loves you is one of the holiday's simple pleasures. And it doesn't need to be stacked with all kinds of avoidables—high fructose corn syrup, food dye, sugar, sugar, sugar—to be something special. We've got everything ...
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RECIPES: Take the Food Dye Out of Saint Paddy’s Day

As St. Paddy's Day approaches, you might be thinking about how you can get festive, bright green foods on your table (and in the kids' lunchboxes, etc.) without toxic food dyes (linked to hyperactivity, allergic reactions and tumor growth—and banned ...
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RECIPES: Irish Soda Bread

Traditional soda bread contains just flour, baking soda, salt and buttermilk. Depending on the baker, you'll find loads of variations on that theme including brown breads, dessert breads, and the classic Irish-American version with raisins and caraway seeds—the one you'll find in most U.S. bakeries. If ...
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The Art of Cleaning (and Greening!) Up

It's almost spring...time to RENEW, to dig out from the piles of dirt and clutter we accumulated over the winter and get everything glowing again. Are your cleaning products as healthy as your diet? According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), ...
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RECIPES: Warming Trends

What is better on a cold winter day than a steaming, comforting, filling hot bowl of SOUP? The only thing better is a soup made from scratch, and being around to enjoy the warm, savory aromas while it cooks. Let's clear one thing up ...
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This Year, Have a (Protein) Ball!

Snacks. You love ‘em and you hate ‘em. But either way, you’re most likely having them. According to one study, some 90 % of adults surveyed admitted to snacking at least once daily; 50% nosh 2-3x/day. But what, exactly, are ...
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