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I went through this phase where I baked the most simple, one-bowl-baking, f*ck up proof banana bread recipes, just so there was a sweet floating smell that took over my home before friends came over. It made me very popular ... and fat.
Health food shelves are stocked with weight loss supplements promising to help you shed stubbourn pounds. While you would be wise to be weary of ones making wild claims, there are supplements available that have been proven to be both effective and safe. Just head to the spice aisle.
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We like to spice things up a bit...especially during the holiday season. So this year we've decided to bring one of our favourite spices into the spotlight, and we have a feeling that you will be doing the same after you see all of the deliciousness we have in store for you!
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Because life's too short to eat bland food.
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As the song goes: Spice up your life!
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A study suggests that saffron has the same effects as antidepressants
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You may think it's more difficult to be healthy over the holiday season, but many of your favourite holiday foods are stuffed with nutrition. When you practice portion control and tweak preparation techniques, you'll cruise through the season with the health benefits and energy to fight off any germs lurking on the scene. Here are three immune-boosting holiday foods to include on your menu all season long.
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There are no shortage of ways to eat cinnamon this time of year: baked into gingerbread cookies, sprinkled on top of hot chocolate, or simmered into mulled wine. But maybe cinnamon has benefits beyond...
Every time you sprinkle cinnamon on your coffee, you're doing your body a healthy favour. The spice, which is found in virtually every coffee shop and in the ingredients list of many, many baked goods...
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In the spirit of the season, I've written a great recipe for those of you planning on throwing a holiday party for your friends and family. Simple, inexpensive sweet and salty bar nuts roasted on low heat and dressed in ginger, cinnamon and clove (practically, the holy trinity of winter spices).
At the speed of this life, it is hard to get all of the nutrients you need. Every modern human needs a few tricks up their sleeve to boost or better the food they choose. Here is your cheat sheet of four foods that you can add to whatever you are eating and improve every spoon.
For every amazing smoothie recipe I've created, I've had a least two flops. Meaning, I tried a little of this and a little of that, only to choke it back because I went overboard on something. All my experiments will help you, because I'm going to share my top five smoothie fixes.