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It’s a phrase that I’ve heard for years upon years, but one that never quite made any sense to me: You are what you eat. Am I today a bowl of udon noodles? Was I last night a plate of quinoa and sauteed kale? An avocado in the morning and a bean burrito by noon? But after one fateful yoga class, it will now forever make sense to me. Read more »

Crista -Mar 01, 2014, 11:22PM
great post. xo
aida -Feb 26, 2014, 11:48AM
I work in a restaurant as a general manager/waitress, and this is a page I plan to print out and hang in our kitchen.... Seriously! Energy is everywhere, attitude is a choice... pick a good one!

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Post image for Love Foods: Chocolate Avocado Smoothie

This post is part of our Love Foods series from Jill of a Better Happier St. Sebastian. Read more »

Crista -Feb 28, 2014, 9:06PM
Mijou -Feb 25, 2014, 7:00AM
I tried it and it was delicious. But i used soy milk instead of almond milk and added some melted bitter choclate in it. Great!

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Post image for Chocolate Chia Seed Superfood Pudding (Gluten-Free & Vegan)

This post is part of our restricted diet series from Beth of Tasty Yummies. Read more »

astral -Apr 06, 2014, 1:57PM
Hi, I use this product last couple of month. It is quite good. You may use this product. Thank you.
Amanda poggi -Apr 04, 2014, 2:27AM
Looks amazing!! Is this pudding also low-carb?

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Post image for 5-Minute Mug Brownie (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

There are few things, in my eyes, that beat the taste of a freshly baked brownie. Warm, dense, chocolatey, and just a tad undercooked… Pure sweet bliss. Read more »

LH -Apr 04, 2014, 6:32PM
Microwaves do 'destroy nutrients', but does it really pertain here. We're talking chocolatey decadent dessert. To go around calling people dumb, you need to take a look deep inside your soul and make sure it's not turning black.
J -Feb 21, 2014, 6:51PM

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Post image for 5 Ways To Get Your Vitamin C This Winter (Without Oranges)

UPDATE: This post originally ran on January 9th but with all the snow we’ve gotten on the East Coast lately, we felt like we could use a nice boost of vitamin C to stay healthy! Read more »

Heidi -Feb 18, 2014, 2:35PM
Jalapeños have more vitamin C than an orange! I read this little tidbit on a chalk board in Bad Boy Burrito in Key West.
Cate -Feb 17, 2014, 8:49AM
I also eat kiwis with the skin on in my smoothies!! great tips there!!

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Post image for Homemade Pressed Flower Lollipops

There’s something about a pressed flower that just grabs my heart and holds it as tightly as can be. I’m always looking for ways to use pressed flowers, and I thought that putting them into a lollipop would be the perfect little treat around Valentine’s Day. Read more »

fp brigette -Apr 07, 2014, 6:17PM
Haha, just saw this Liz! Thank you!! I do have Instagram -- it's @hummusbirrrrrrrd :)
Liz -Feb 16, 2014, 3:45PM
Birgette you are the bomb. com, love ALL your articles. Do you have an instagram?

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Post image for Recipe: Red Velvet Cake With Beets

This post comes from our guest contributor Beth Kirby from Local Milk. Read more »

Sara -Feb 22, 2014, 8:03AM
I tried the recipe yesterday, because it looks really awesome, and I followed step by step. I even had trouble finding some of the ingredients, such as the coconut oil (in Spain is not very common and it was really expensive, by the way). I didn't miss any of the steps and ingredients (all room temperature) and I didn't get this perfect red velvet colour, in fact it ended being brown, so upset for this... Because I was willing to make this cake since I don't remember when :(
Jill Budzynski -Feb 19, 2014, 8:47PM
Beth, this is a fantastic alternative to using a whole bottle of red food coloring (boooh) in a classic cake, and the goat cheese topping just takes it over the top. Would love to post it with credits to my blog all about dishes that showcase goat cheese. Thank you so much for the recipe!

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Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love — whether that love is for a person, a place, or for your life as a whole. Read more »

Emily -Mar 01, 2014, 11:33PM
Wow! This recipe was delicious! Let's have some more recipes from Susan!
Violet -Feb 12, 2014, 2:18PM
These look so yummy!

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Post image for Love Foods: Maple Baked Oatmeal With Pomegranate

This post is part of our love food series from Jill of a Better Happier St. Sebastian. Read more »

Milka -Feb 10, 2014, 4:04PM
I just made tthis with some modifications because I didn't have maple syrup and pomegranates, so I used honey and dried cranberries. Wow, you guys, I don't think I'll ever have regular oatmeal again!
Hillary Mitchell -Feb 10, 2014, 3:27PM
Awesome food tip from my doctor of Chinese medicine step-dad, the things that visually mimic certain parts of your body are nourishing for that part. Walnuts;brain, beans;kidneys, if you cut a carrot it resembles an eye, and I've always thought pomegranates beads were like blood cells... a bit weird but kind of fun!

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Post image for 12 Gluten-Free Chocolate Recipes For Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day being just a week away, I have had chocolate on the brain! So, I thought I would share some of my very favorite gluten-free chocolate recipes that would make just about anyone swoon this Valentine’s Day. Read more »

saadillah -Feb 10, 2014, 11:57AM
Yup deh kalau begitu ...
Cristina -Feb 08, 2014, 9:17AM
Thank you so much for this post! I'm Gonna make a bunch of these! Two of my best friends have gluten intolerances, one very newly so she still misses foods with gluten, and we're getting together Thursday to celebrate "galentine's day" ;) I'm totally making these for everyone ;)

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Post image for Benefits Of Ghee (& How To Make It)

Pronounced with a hard “g” and a long “e”, ghee is a type of butter that is used in traditional Indian cooking. The butter is clarified, meaning the water and milk solids have been boiled off.

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Noah Shaw -Mar 01, 2014, 8:57PM
I love ghee! My best friend growing up is Indian, so I would always eat at her house ( incase you didn't know, home cooked Indian is the BEST food in the whole world) and her mom would put ghee in everything. She always said is was good for the skin and hair, and to try and eat a spoonful a day. Considering how delicious it is, it's not hard!
TRACEY LAW -Feb 14, 2014, 3:50PM
Great recipe. I will be making my own from now on. xx

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Post image for Battle Of The Milks: Which Should You Actually Be Drinking?

This guest post comes from contributor FP Naomi. Read more »

Meg -Mar 04, 2014, 10:05PM
From a Bio-Chemistry perspective saturated fats ("fatty acid tails" people) are the second best for us. The best "fat" would be unsaturated... However it does not exist in milk form so it's kind of pointless. I love this post though!!
jessi -Feb 13, 2014, 3:42PM
i completely agree with emma, not all fats are bad for you. that's like saying not to eat avocados..theyre pure fat but the good kind of fat. the fat in dairy milk provides you with nutrients you need. I'm not a big milk drinking because its always given me stomach aches but I always keep a carton of organic milk in my fridge. dairy milk is NOT unhealthy and you shouldn't promote it as unhealthy. if youre drinking whole milk every day then yes that can be unhealthy but drinking non fat organic milk is perfectly fine.

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