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A weekly shebang of non-sucky health & happiness tricks…plus some kale jokes.
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Meet & Greet: Buckwheat

You might recognize buckwheat from its starring role in Japanese soba dishes (soba noodles are made with buckwheat flour), but buckwheat has been the lead in numerous underground classics from cookies to pancakes to porridges to bread to even stir fries for years. So just because buckwheat might not always be in blockbusters, doesn’t mean that it […]

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Meet & Greet: Hemp Seeds

I know what you’re thinking – hemp seeds are old news. That superfood ship has sailed; we’ve laughed that they’re marijuana plants’ identical non-high-inducing twin, we’ve tried the milk and we’ve worn those dreadful hemp necklaces. Well, ok. I like to think that hemp seeds are the Michael Buble of superfoods – sure they might’ve […]

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How to be a Health-Nut Houseguest (and Still Get Invited Back)

It’s one thing to have you own healthy eating habits. (Go you!) But it’s another thing to hold onto those healthy habits while being a guest in a non-healthy habit holder’s household. (Woah.)  When I first went all health-nutty, being a houseguest was really nerve-wracking. I worried about being able to eat my preferred food without offending,  inconveniencing or annoying […]

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How to Make the Easiest, Sweetest Watermelon Juice (Without a Juicer!) [VIDEO]

In the summertime, nothing says refreshing quite like watermelon. I mean, the fruit is basically just a big green ball of sweet pink water. Beyond delicious, watermelon is super hydrating (hence its name: WATER-MELON) and it’s loaded with potassium which helps replenish our electrolytes that we lose when we’re commuting to work in the summer heat, laying […]

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