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Grain-Free Vegetarian Samosas Recipe

We’ve made some swaps in the traditional samosa and create a grain-free version, still packed with flavor and still offering that golden crunch! INGREDIENTS For the filling: 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2

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Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

The day of LOVE is coming up & we LOVE ice cream, so that’s what we’ll be celebrating.  Here’s a NEW, dairy-free, chocolate ice cream recipe for those who wish to celebrate with us – or make it for the

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Chocolate, Hazelnut & Ginger Bars Recipe

These are no ordinary chocolate bars.  They’re guilt-free with a ginger kick that will give you the afternoon pick-me-up you’re looking for. Hazelnuts for protein combined with the good fats of coconut oil and cream make this not only a

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How to Make Nigerian Coconut Candy

There are many snacks/desserts referred to as coconut candy but the sweet chewy Coconut Candy discussed here is the one we make in Nigeria. Though some work goes to grating the fresh coconut meat into tiny pieces, the snack itself

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5 Turmeric Benefits and Delicious Ways to Use It

Considered a staple in South Asian cooking and an integral part of Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years, turmeric is finally getting the attention it deserves in the west. This powerful little spice goes way beyond adding flavor

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Healthiest foods to start your day

Starting your day with good nutrition sets you up with lots of energy, helps you feel fresh and keeps nasty bloating away. And when you start your day right, you focus better and make healthier choices all day long. With

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What Soda Is Really Doing To Your Body

Despite public health campaigns spreading the anti-sugar message, soda is still a favored drink of our nation. The average US citizen guzzles 57 gallons per year, with no sign that soda’s going out of fashion! In fact, a whopping 16%

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What Is Protein?

Every single tissue and part of the human body contains protein. Protein — along with amino acids, which make up proteins — are considered the building blocks of life. Every cell in your body, from your muscles and bones to

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25 Powerful Reasons to Eat Bananas

You’ll never look at a banana the same way again after discovering the many health benefits and reasons to add them to your diet. Bananas combat depression, make you smarter, cure hangovers, relieve morning sickness, protect against kidney cancer, diabetes,

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How to prepare Roasted Plantain (Boli)

How to prepare Roasted Plantain (Boli) This is a summer weekend delight. You can roast or chargrill both ripe and unripe plantain. If you have a sweet tooth, you definitely want to go for the roasted ripe plantain. Add some

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