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Creative Ways to Sneak More Fruits and Veggies into Your Diet

Posted about 11 days ago by April S

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks, Nature and Travel and New Books and Movies | Tagged with beverages, cookbooks, fruits, fruits and vegetables, gardening, green vegetables, healthy eating, healthy eating, natural foods, nutrition, recipes, roasted vegetables, vegetable recipes, vegetables and veggies

Includes fun facts, tips and books on cooking, gardening, juices and smoothies. Everything you need to start integrating more fruits and vegetables into your daily diet.

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Massaging Kale, Fair Trade Chocolate, and the French Kitchen: A Short Quest in Sugar Detox

Posted about 1 year ago by Jennifer D

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics and Nature and Travel | Tagged with child labor, cookbooks, detoxification, fair trade, French Cooking, human trafficking, natural foods, nutrition, slavery - history, sugar, sugar - health aspects, sugar - history, sugar detox and sugar-free diet

Ever think about giving up sugar? Okay, I’m here for you. For your entertainment, I decided that the only way I could begin to tackle this subject, was to give up sugar myself.

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The Paleo Diet: A Whole Foods Approach to Better Health

Posted about 1 year ago by Amber B

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden and Nature and Travel | Tagged with cookbooks, cooking - natural foods, dairy-free, gluten-free, gluten-free diet - recipes, grain-free, high protein diet - recipes, low carb diet - recipes, nutrition, Paleo, paleo diet, Prehistoric peoples -- Nutrition, primal, quick and easy cooking, snack foods, snacks, wellness and whole foods

Learn more about the Paleo diet and explore a variety of cookbooks from Paleo basics, to cuisine for the discerning foodie.

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November Thankful Reads

Posted about 1 year ago by Amy H

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Health and Wellness and History and Politics | Tagged with anecdotes, celebrations, cookbooks, desserts, dinners, entertaining, families, family, friendship, gluten-free, gratitude, handicraft, happiness, holiday decorations, holidays, nutrition, Paleo, personal narratives, recipes, relationships, seasonal cooking, thankfulness and Thanksgiving

Whether or not one chooses to gorge on Thanksgiving, fall is a fantastic time to reflect upon the importance of gratitude in our lives.

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Soup's On: Delicious Broths, Soups, Chowders and Stews

Posted over 2 years ago by April S

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness, Nature and Travel and Nonfiction | Tagged with broth, chili, chowders, cookbooks, detox, dieting, nutrition, recipes, soups, stews, stocks and vegetarian cooking

January is National Soup Month and we have a variety of resources to help you celebrate! We have cookbooks to inspire your next cooking adventure - broths, soups, stews, chowders and chili.

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New Year, New You

Posted over 2 years ago by Amy H

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness, Movies and Music and Nature and Travel | Tagged with beauty, diet, eVideo, exercise, health, meditation, mind-body, mindfulness, nutrition, psychology, resolutions, streaming video, stress management, weight-loss, wellness and Yoga

No resolutions necessary! You can always work on improving (fill in the lifestyle issue of your choice); it just takes a bit of time and baby steps in the right direction. Here are some titles that will help.

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