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Natural Easter Egg Dyes

Natural Easter Egg Dyes

If you’re trying to cut back on chemicals, don’t forget arts-and-crafts time! This weekend, skip the pre-packaged egg dying kit and gather some supplies from your vegetable crisper and spice rack instead. Richly colored fruits, vegetables and spices ...
5 Foods I’m Enjoying this Passover

5 Foods I’m Enjoying this Passover

I remember keeping Passover years ago, as a child and then as a young twentysomething. I ate mainly Seder leftovers. Since corn syrup is a no-no and had been a major ingredient in many foods back in the 80s and 90s, snacking really was a struggle. Fo ...

5 Reasons Why You Should Switch to Natural Sunscreen

Although they may offer excellent protection from the sun’s rays, conventional sunscreens can also provide exposure to a wide range of hazardous or irritating chemicals. When you’re shopping for a sunscreen this summer, look for a natural ...
No-Bake Peanut Butter-Cacao Cups

No-Bake Peanut Butter-Cacao Cups

Traditional candy-store peanut butter cups may taste delicious, but have you ever really looked at the ingredients list? Dextrose, TBHQ, PGPR… what the fudge is this? Luckily, there’s a healthier alternative that requires no knowledge of ...
Chipotle & Quinoa Vegan Burger

Chipotle & Quinoa Vegan Burger

You’ll drive right past the drive-thru once you’ve tried this healthy vegan alternative to ordinary burgers. Made from a blend of cooked quinoa and black beans, it’s hearty enough to satisfy even the hungriest fast-food seekers, wit ...
Easy Peasy Vegan Pizza

Easy Peasy Vegan Pizza

It’s not delivery… it’s delicious! Put away the restaurant menu and pull out your apron. This scrumptious vegan pizza is easy to make thanks to a ready-to-bake crust and better for you than anything that comes in a cardboard box. In ...
Vegan Mac “˜n’ Cauliflower Cheese

Vegan Mac “˜n’ Cauliflower Cheese

There’s nothing like a creamy, dreamy dish of homemade mac and cheese — unless, of course, you’re vegan or dairy doesn’t do your body good. But thanks to this out-of-the-box recipe, anyone can enjoy this childhood favorite. In ...