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Yes, Healthier Halloween Candy Really Does Exist

Far into my first years of practicing a healthy lifestyle, I found myself drawing a line at Halloween. “It’s Halloween,” I said. “This is no time for dietary dogma.” And into the giant bag of fun size candy I descended.

If the grocery ...

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Here’s The Smoothie Bowl You’ll Be Eating All Summer

Without a doubt, smoothie bowls are one of the best things to come out of the healthy movement recently. They’re fun, easy, versatile, and you don’t have to be a master chef to ignite your own creativity with them. They’re also really, ...

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The Miracle of Chia Pudding

That chia – it’s weird stuff. I mean, as seriously one of the best superfoods on the planet, you wouldn’t expect it to look so small and innocuous. Appearance judgments aside, not only are its benefits far greater than what your first ...

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Annual Tradition: Holiday Truffles

As I write this, I am snuggled up in an arm chair at my dad’s house, my comfiest sweatpants tucked into overly fluffy socks, while the scent of this morning’s waffles still lingers in the air. Looking out the window at the ...

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The sweet magic of persimmon cake

During the four years I lived in Portland in my 20’s, I called four different places home … the second of which was by far my favorite. What this studio lacked in size, it made up for in character. Sure, I may have had ...

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Pumpkin Latte Smoothie

While I’m far from an “everyday” coffee drinker (a big change from my habits a decade ago!), I will fully admit I still adore the flavor … and occasionally indulge. During autumn, I’m especially tempted, as my seasonal obsession — pumpkin — marries so well with ...

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Green Your Halloween With This Superfood Treat

When grocery markets start stocking entire aisles of candy, and every store reeks of pumpkin spice, it’s hard to avoid getting into at least a little bit of sugary trouble. Good intentions can quickly take the backseat to bright colors and “fun-size” ...

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How To Turn Popsicles Into Superfood Delights

When it’s the dog days of summer, there are few simple pleasures that beat a quick dash to the freezer for an icy, sweet popsicle. Many of us are rightfully wary of the colorful pops though: conventional popsicles often contain massive amounts ...

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Triple Chocolate Cookies

The question: In a time where dads have pretty much everything (or, simply claim not to want anything), what’s a loving daughter or son to do for father’s day gifting? My dad has never been a necktie kinda guy, nor has he once ...