Archive | June, 2016

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Fire Up the Grill For a Peachy Summer Treat

This quick and easy sweet treat is easy to whip up when you’re having a summer grill-out. Prepare the ricotta mix (which can be made with or without dairy) and the balsamic glaze beforehand and store in the fridge if you want to throw peaches on the fire after your barbecue. This dessert is so tasty, but it’s totally guilt-free!

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Lemon & Strawberry Water Infusion Recipe

This is another super easy water infusion to help maintain your hydration as summer revs up. If you drink a little of this first thing in the morning, the lemon will help you absorb nutrients during the day and even provide you with a little immune boost. Enjoy!

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The Juicing Versus Blending Battle: Which is Right for You?

It’s a debate that never gets old, especially with the increased focus on health in the United States – and some people are quite passionate in their opinion. So which is really best: Juicing or Blending? Before answering that question, it’s important to understand the differences between the two. Here’s what you need to know.

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Asian Quinoa Lunch Salad Recipe

A tasty treat like this Asian Quinoa Salad is great to cook in bulk, separate into single serving containers, and store in your fridge if you want a light, healthy snack throughout the week. This salad is one of those salads that’s so good for you that it’s totally cool to sneak in more than one serving per day. You get a substantial serving of protein from both the quinoa and the edamame, and feel free to sneak in some extra veggies in the form of snap peas or cabbage to keep your vitamin and mineral intake up. You could even toss in some slivered nuts for extra goodness. The nice thing about a recipe like this is that it’s so simple that you can customize it to your own palette. Play around!

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Oil Pulling

Oil Pulling is the Best-Kept Detox Secret

Oil pulling, also known as gundusha or kavala, has been around for thousands of years and was originally part of the Ayurvedic healing system. This holistic medical system is one of the oldest in the world, and espouses developing a delicate balance between spirit, mind and body. Even though oil pulling has been used in India for centuries, it’s only recently gaining popularity in the United States. Oil pulling works by literally cleaning and detoxifying your mouth in a way that toothpaste and mouthwash can’t. It’s one of the best ways to promote healthy teeth and gums and prevent tooth decay! Other benefits include:

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