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Crazy for Coconut Oil? Try These Creative Uses

Crazy for Coconut Oil? Try These Creative Uses

Coconuts. They’re not just for piña coladas anymore. That’s because everyone’s catching onto the bountiful benefits of the oil trapped inside this tasty tropical fruit. But don’t reach for your mallet just yet! Trying to extract coconut oil on your o ...
3 Tips for a GMO-Free Thanksgiving

3 Tips for a GMO-Free Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a fabulous holiday. Not only does it encourage us to be grateful for the cornucopia of blessings we have in our lives, but it also fosters a sense of community and giving to others. Then there’s the food. The Thanksgiving fare usually ...
Safflower Power

Safflower Power

Coconut oil and I have a special understanding. I will loyally add it to my baked goods, homemade skincare solutions, even take a little by the spoon on days when I can’t fit it into my cuisine—and it, in turn, will continue to be awesome. But, our r ...
Farro Goes Far for Your Health

Farro Goes Far for Your Health

Q: What is farro? A: Farro is a type of wheat that is just beginning to gain popularity among American health food enthusiasts. Farro is known to be one of the oldest cultivated grains, and it is even documented to be the first and original grain dom ...
3 Easy Ways to “Health-ify” Meals

3 Easy Ways to “Health-ify” Meals

Recipe books by the dozens have been written about how to sneak healthy ingredients into your recipes ““ undetected. I prefer a slightly different approach, in that I get true joy out of watching my kids’ faces turn purple when I tell the ...