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Tortillas 101: Which Are Healthier For You?

Many people assume that tortillas are a healthier choice than bread. But are they?
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Website Directs Gardeners Where To Donate Excess Fresh Produce To Local Food Banks

Ample Harvest is a website that matches home gardeners with local food pantries so you can pass along your excess produce to neighbors in need
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Potato Chips Aren't All That bad

When it comes to snack foods, potato chips are the healthiest unhealthy snack to eat! In a wasteland of processed junk foods, potato chips stand out as a heroic option, usually featuring only three ingredients: potatoes, vegetable oil, and salt. Not to mention the humble potato packs a wallop of...
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The Germiest Place In The Refrigerator You're Probably Skipping When Cleaning

Okay, we going to talk about eh grossest spot in your refrigerator that you're probably not cleaning. Now it's not your fault. In fact, your refrigerator is filled with filth! You are constantly introducing new items on its shelves from stores, restaurants and outside gardens. It is one of the few...
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Two Hacks That Make Box Brownies Taste Like Your Own Recipe

Let’s face it, not everyone can cook. So we turn to items that are pre measured and come with detailed cooking instructions. The only problem is these food taste like they're from a box. For brownie lovers, it can leave you wanting more and fortunately we have a couple of hacks to boost the taste...
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Make Your Own Insecticidal Soap

Having bad luck with houseplants isn't all your fault. While you may think it's because you lack a "green thumb" in keeping them healthy, many instances it has nothing to do with you and everything to do with aphids, spider mites and other insects that eventually kill your plant. Worse is those...
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How Fruits And Vegetables Can Be Dangerous To Your Health

When you think of healthy food choice nearly always on the top of the list are fruits and vegetables. After all, many of us don't eat enough of them. But there are certain times where are fibrous friends can endanger our health. For instance, grapefruit juice is loaded with vitamin C and potassium...
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How To Remove Pesticides from Fruits And Vegetables

Fruits and vegetables look absolutely delicious in the produce aisle but hidden are the pesticides used while they were being grown. While fruits and vegetables are washed before going on display, it is usually in a bleach solution to remove dirt and kill any harmful microbes but it doesn't remove...
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A Plea To Ditch The Kids Menu

It's commonplace to ask for a kid's menu when eating out, but is that menu leading your child to a life of unhealthy and bland eating choices? Perhaps it’s even bad for business for the restaurant industry? While the simplistic choices of chicken fingers, pizza and mac and cheese might be good for...
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Hack For Every Lover Of Guacamole

Good timing that the Gator football team has the weekend off because we need to talk about you guacamole. Yes it is delicious and beautiful when you make it but after time the gorgeous green color begins to turn brown. But there are three little tricks you can use to preserve the glowing green for...
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