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How to Pack A Superfood Lunchbox

If you really want to turn a school lunch into a cool lunch, it’s all about the superfoods! Many of us worry about the sensitive palettes of our children, catering to them by using more neutral foods and flavors we know won’t ...

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What’s so great about lucuma?

From ice cream to baked goods … is there anything lucuma can’t enhance?

Though lucuma isn’t a superfood that’s considered mainstream in North America (yet!), it’s actually been harvested and consumed for thousands of years in South America. This ultra-nutritious ...

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Springtime Health Helpers

Ugh, nothing brings down the springtime spirit like a cold or seasonal allergies. But never fear: by consuming superfoods that boost the immune system and relieve inflammation, you can easily keep your wellness at its peak. Additionally, because all these superfoods are real foods ...

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Cherishing chocolate: 6 incredible benefits of cacao

With it being Valentine’s Day and all, it’s safe to say there’s a lot of chocolate in the air. But don’t let all that indulgent deliciousness fool you: chocolate is, in fact, a superfood.

Of course,  not all chocolate is created equal. ...

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A Pure & Simple Holiday

Simplicity seems like a luxury these days. Our busy lives too often distract us from simple pleasures: like sitting down with the family by the fire after dinner; like celebrating the event of uprooting the biggest home-grown carrot of the year; like ...

Natural Products Expo East – Baltimore Style

Whenever I’m chatting with someone new and say “I’m in the natural foods industry,” I usually receive that kind of vacant nodding response followed by an ambiguous “Ohhhh.” It’s the same response that I, in turn, likely offer when someone tells ...

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Beauty Secrets of Superfoods

The new best friends of beauty don’t come from a tube (or a pill, or an infomercial, or the, er, “special doctor”). The beauty boost you’ve been looking for comes straight from the kitchen! A radiant exterior starts with a well-nourished body, ...

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Spring into Green!

I seriously can’t believe spring is already here – it seems like just yesterday I was dusting off my pumpkin knife and looking for any and all excuses to put the oven to some loving use. But the flower buds outside have ...

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The “Dirty Dozen:” when eating organic matt...

Undoubtedly: eating organic foods is a good thing. With every organic bite, you’ve just made such a friendly action towards both the planet and your own personal health. I also love that through funneling the money in our food budget towards companies ...

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Foodie secrets to an allergy-free season

Oh yes, it’s that time of year again. Just as all the trees burst forth with flowers, and brilliantly colored buds open wide to catch the warm sun . . . I seem to blossom into a sneezing, watery-eyed, allergic, phlegm-ball. Nature ...