Denise

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You’ll Never Believe This Dessert Has NO Added Sugar

It’s sweet and impressive—just like you<p>It’s no surprise that you should limit your sugar consumption, but the dangers of loading up on the sweet stuff seem to be even more buzzed about lately. In fact, the World Health Organization recently recommended that just five percent of your daily calories …

Blog in harmony with nature

Antioxidants<p>Green tea - contains a lot of substances which positively influence the brain, blood vessels and maintaining proper body mass. Green tea …

Red Beet Vitamix Smoothie Recipe and 10 Benefits of Beets

My grandfather always used to say in his Italian accent, “eata youra beets, they are a good for youra blood.” He always told me that carrots were …

Kale, Pineapple, and Almond-Milk Smoothie

• that's eggy<br>• that's fruity<br>• that's hearty<br>• that's healthy<br>• that's simple<br>• that's a smoothie<br>• that's a casserole<p>that's off the beaten path<br>• that's light<br>• that's …

Best Kale Smoothie Recipe With Strawberries

The powerhouse vegetable Kale has become a popular salad green thanks to its remarkable nutrient profile. Packed with high concentrations of …

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Greens for Breakfast | Kale, Oat, and Blueberry Smoothie

So…I did something crazy last night in the wee hours of the morning. It was one of those second-wind moments. I was all ready to tuck myself into …

Kale + Blackberry + Beet + Almond Milk Smoothies

What’s in your morning routine? I make my bed, splash my face with cold water, drink a giant glass of lemon water, and try to forget about the giant …

Banana Mango Kale Smoothie and the Late Night Kale Haul

Today’s smoothie is probably one of the ‘go-to’-est smoothies around, a banana mango kale smoothie. The perfect trifecta of favorite fruits and …

Indie Lee’s DIY Vanilla Body Cream

The founder of a luxury skin care line may be the last person you’d think would be such an avid sharer of DIY beauty recipes. But really, that’s what …

Quinoa Salad with Hazelnuts, Apple and Dried Cranberries

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: Quinoa, in a new season's couture.</i><p>WHO: Darksideofthespoon is a an ex-pastry chef married to a chef -- needless to say, her …

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16 Chicken Soups That Push the Envelope

Let's face it: It's really hard to <i>not</i> like chicken noodle soup; it's really hard <i>not</i> to crave it when the tips of our noses start to get cold outside, when we're feeling tired and sniffly, when we're hunkering down for the winter months and want something brothy and chicken-y and <i>good</i>.<p>You are going …

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9 Monster Mashes

So you want to throw a Halloween party and you want to feed your guests. Something spooky, scary. Maybe there's a werewolf bar mitvah theme -- maybe everything has to be an ironic Wes Anderson reference or else everyone has to leave. Maybe you've put a ban on any costume that begins with "sexy". …

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12 Kale Salads that Prove Kale is Here to Stay

We see you; stop rolling your eyes. Kale salads?! <i>So</i> 2011. We know.<p>But then lunch comes around, and we know you're thinking: a kale salad would be pretty good right now. Or: <i>hmm</i>, I could really use a kale salad. Or: alright, fine; I really, actually, truly, with all of my heart, <i>need</i> a kale salad.<p>It's …

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Raw, Vegan Pecan Pie

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Traditional pecan pie, this is not. But it is nutty, sweet, spiced, and gooey -- and you should make one this Thanksgiving.</i> <i></i><p>Anyone who’s experimented with raw, vegan …

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Butternut Squash, Brussels Sprout, and Bread Stuffing with Apples

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>The first time I served this stuffing to my (omnivore) family, they were so enchanted that they didn't even know it was vegan. I've made a few tweaks over time, but the core of the recipe--a savory mix of winter squash, brussels sprouts, and good bread--has remained.<p><b>Serves: 6</b><p>1 pound …

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How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

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9 Tea-Filled Recipes

There's something about tea that just feels fancy. Perhaps it's due to ceremony, or history, or etiquette, or those adorably tiny sandwiches served alongside. Or maybe it's about ritual. The whistle of the kettle, the dunking of the tea bag (or, if you're really fancy, this), the addition of lemon …

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World's Easiest Falafel and Tzatziki

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Is there a better street food than falafel? The smell of the balls frying, the cool, creamy tzatziki on a muggy New York afternoon. The idea that you are eating something good for you that's on the fried food pyramid. It's really got it all. And it even comes with its own slideshow</b> …

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Watermelon Tomato Salad with Cumin and Fennel

<i>In Cooking from Every Angle, we hear from our fearless leaders: Food52 co-founders Amanda & Merrill.</i><p><i>Today: Amanda shows us a new take on watermelon tomato salad.</i><p>The first time I tasted watermelon tomato salad was in the late 90s at a steak house on the Upper East Side, not a place you expect to …

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Fattoush

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: The salad you should eat every day, until the season's over.</i><p>WHO: Rivka is a healthcare consultant and food blogger living …

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A Messy Person’s Guide To Being Clean and Organized | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Wouldn’t it be nice? Never having to look at a pile of messy clothes, stacks of papers, dirty trash, or dozens of emails ever again? It’s definitely …

Best Positive Affirmations to Attract What You Want, Affirmations That Will Help Overcome Challenges and Bring Joy

Your thoughts and words are powerful. Having a positive outlook is one of the most important things enabling you to conquer challenges or …

How to Make Your Own Makeup Remover Wipes

By now, we all know what a lifesaver makeup wipes can be. You get in from a long night out, fall into bed, and then realize you’ve forgotten to wash …

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