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The Many Uses of Hummus (plus an easy recipe)

The Middle Eastern and Mediterranean classic spread called hummus can take many forms. It is a favorite of mine to just have as a platter for lunch with fresh veggies like carrots, cucumbers and peppers. Lately I have seen additional ingredients like beets and peas being mixed into regular hummus recipes, which sounds like a …

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My Weekly Health Tidbits: Avocados Are Not Just For Toast

Humans and Giant Sloths- what do they have in common? They both liked avocados. I know you may be wondering how sloths can even relate to the avocado, but I will get to the 'pit' of the story in just a little bit. The avocado we know today may have not even existed if it …

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Rendition of Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Layer Cake

I was at home and wanted to make something different for my brothers birthday since he is vegan. I wasn't even sure what ingredients we had other than cocoa powder, vegan butter, peanut butter and almond milk. However, the idea of a cake slipped into my mind and I didn't know any recipes off-hand to …

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Celebrating Valentines Day And Not Breaking Your Budget

The traditional Valentines Day gifts of flowers, chocolates, fancy lobster dinners, and teddy bears may sound nice, but in reality for many people it can put a dent in their bank accounts just for one special day. Celebrating the love you have for family, friends or a significant other should also come at all times …

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