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How to Choose a Healthy Cooking Oil

How to Choose a Healthy Cooking Oil

In recent years, food manufacturers have created some nifty new options for cooking oils. Whether you’re looking for the perfect oil for that stir-fry or the ideal oil for baking, you can find the answer at Vitacost. But do you know which one t ...
Dried Plum, Apricot & Coconut Breakfast Bars

Dried Plum, Apricot & Coconut Breakfast Bars

Unlike pre-packaged and processed breakfast bars, this made-from-scratch, fruit-filled version lacks added sugar. This should help keep you from face-planting into your keyboard an hour after eating. Besides, when you cook with real fruit and plant-b ...
Raw & Vegan Key Lime Pie

Raw & Vegan Key Lime Pie

With butter-laced crust and a filling made with gelatin, traditional key lime pie is off limits if you’re vegan. Not to worry! You can still enjoy this Florida state pie (yes, it’s officially a state pie!) with my 100% raw, vegan recipe. The secret t ...
DIY Natural Deodorant with Coconut Oil

DIY Natural Deodorant with Coconut Oil

In my never-ending quest to find a natural deodorant that really works, I’ve put more than a few types to the test. There were liquidy roll-ons that took too long to dry. There were pop-up sticks that performed just like the conventional kind (until ...
Lemon & Fig Mini Tea Cakes (Gluten & Dairy Free)

Lemon & Fig Mini Tea Cakes (Gluten & Dairy Free)

If you love lemon—the scent and the taste—these miniature tea cakes are sure to delight your senses. Like two bites of heaven, they’re light as a feather and not overly sweet like other tea or coffee cakes. Figs pair perfectly with lemon, flavor-wise ...
Vegan Gobhi Musallam

Vegan Gobhi Musallam

Gobhi Musallam sounds like a mouthful—and it is: A magnificent one! A vegan roasted cauliflower dish from the Uttar Pradesh region of Northern India, it tantalizes the taste buds with the exotic and tropical flavors of turmeric, ginger, cumin and coc ...
Chocolate-Covered Coconut-Cashew Bars

Chocolate-Covered Coconut-Cashew Bars

Cashews are so underrated. In only one ounce, you get over 9 grams of unsaturated fats, zero cholesterol and five glorious grams of protein. Not to mention they’re a good source of iron and magnesium. And the texture? Forget it. These tropical ...