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Matcha Green Tea Smoothie

Matcha Green Tea Smoothie

Get your green on first thing in thing in the morning with this vibrant, healthy smoothie whipped up with matcha and rice milk. A type of green tea teeming with antioxidants, matcha comes in a scoopable powder that makes a mean hot latte but also wor ...
7 Surprising Ways Watermelon Boosts Health

7 Surprising Ways Watermelon Boosts Health

Conjure up visions of a hot summer day, and more than likely a watermelon will enter the picture, usually situated in a prime spot on the picnic table. But don’t regulate watermelon to the odd picnic—it’s a food that deserves a regular rotation on yo ...
The ABCs of Antioxidants

The ABCs of Antioxidants

Did you know that antioxidants like beta carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E and selenium can help protect you from “rusting”? In essence, that’s what antioxidants do inside your body. They protect healthy cells from free radicals—substances that can dama ...
Mixed Berry Hazelnut Muffins

Mixed Berry Hazelnut Muffins

Tired of throwing out spoiled berries? If you have fresh blueberries, raspberries, strawberries or blackberries on hand and need to use them up fast, this nutty muffin mix will help you salvage the goods. Of course, no one will know if you opt for th ...
Antioxidant Overload?

Antioxidant Overload?

I’ve been an antioxidant addict for years, ever since I first heard about how these nimble nutrients can bravely fight free radical damage. I’m all in favor of living the best, healthiest life I can! It never occurred to me, though, that you can have ...
The Chaga Saga

The Chaga Saga

My apologies, broccoli. I’m so very sorry, celery. There’s simply no vegetable as adorable or as magical to me as a mushroom. I love to eat them…is there anything as delicious as a succulent shiitake chopped up in a stirfry with some EVOO, fresh garl ...
Have You Met Your Matcha?

Have You Met Your Matcha?

Q: What is matcha? A: Matcha is made from green tea leaves that have been laid out to dry, de-stemmed and ground into an incredibly fine powder. The leaves are picked from shade-grown Camellia sinensis plants. The shade helps slow down the growth of ...