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What Makes Amaranth So Amazing?

What Makes Amaranth So Amazing?

Q: What is Amaranth? A: Amaranth is a member of the “goosefoot family” of plants, technically referred to as  Chenopodiaeceae.    Its kin includes quinoa, beets, Swiss chard and spinach. Amaranth’s closest cousin is the popular gra ...
Chocolate Mousse Pie

Chocolate Mousse Pie

Someone broke your heart. You walked by a bakery. It’s three o’clock and you’re staring at a computer. Whatever it is that flips the switch, you want chocolate and you want it now! I have just the thing. No loco-cocoa craving can st ...
DIY Baby Wipes Recipe with Coconut Oil

DIY Baby Wipes Recipe with Coconut Oil

Store-bought baby wipes certainly get the job done, but they can be expensive, and you’ll go through hundreds of them every month. Plus, if your baby has sensitive skin, you might need to go through some serious trial-and-error before you figur ...
3 Ways to Love Your Skin With Chocolate

3 Ways to Love Your Skin With Chocolate

Give me chocolate for Valentine’s Day and I certainly won’t complain (especially if its dark and studded with almonds). But a box of candy isn’t the only way this old-school superfood has the power to make me swoon. By now most of u ...
Vegan Coconut-Peanut Pad Thai

Vegan Coconut-Peanut Pad Thai

Pad thai isn’t exactly hard to find — pick up the phone, pick up your order. But if you want a mind-blowingly delicious dish, look no further than your kitchen. This veggie-packed variation of the classic Asian fave is made with a spicy c ...
15 Signs You’re a (Natural) Beauty Addict

15 Signs You’re a (Natural) Beauty Addict

You can’t see the counter in your bathroom. Or maybe you can’t control yourself around free samples. And you’re always coming up with new uses for common beauty tools. If one (or more) of these describes you, you could be a beauty a ...
Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread

Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread

A thick slab of banana bread at your local bakery could set you back 500 calories. That hurts worse than slipping on an actual banana peel. Luckily, you can have a slimmer slice with all the sweetness and spice you crave, the cake-like texture you wa ...