Safe Grilling Tips

Safe Grilling Tips

Memorial Day weekend marks the start of dog days of summer. Most people are excited about the relaxing weekend, filled with fun outdoor activities. But this popular holiday weekend also means outdoor BBQ’s parties, creating hazardous smoke that contribute to air pollution. While enjoying the start of the summer is fun, you should know a… 

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What is Real Food?

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When I think of food, I think of foods that are made with whole ingredients, like meat, vegetables, spices and herbs, like the way our grandmothers cooked. But then, there are processed foods that are made with ingredients with food additives that companies sneak into our foods; foods like processed meat products, condiments, and sauces. Of course,… 

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Who Owns that Organic Lettuce in Your Fridge?

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When farmers market is not in season and I can’t buy loose organic greens from my favorite farmer Little Seed Garden, I buy packaged ones from Earth Bound Farms. Yes, it’s not the best option but when I want organic greens in dead of winter, I rather buy them from a reputable farm than loose… 

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The Bad, Ugly and Good of Being a Vegan

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Truth be told. I was – still am – a confused eater. I was a flexitarian, a pescatarian, then a vegetarian, and then a strict vegan. Last year, though, I changed again back to being a flexitarian. More on that on a later date. But when I thought of becoming a vegan, I was so… 

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10 Fail Proof Ways to Eat Healthy

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Don’t you just love this phrase? My mom always say, “Health is Wealth” too but how easy is it to be healthy when there are so many conflicting information out there? It may ‘sound’ easy and yet so tricky at the same time. Being Healthy is Not as Easy as It Sounds I always thought… 

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