Vegan/Vegetarian

Sprouts — How to grow sprouts

Sprouts are easy to grow indoors and provide a wealth of nutritional benefits. If you’ve already started offering whole grains and nuts to your kids for snacking and in breads, etc., then you may find that adding an additional step to your  food preparation can make a huge difference in your family’s health.  Sprouted grains […]

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Healthy Breakfast: In a Hurry

healthy breakfast   A healthy breakfast in a hurry may seem impossible.  But, with a little thinking ahead, you can easily provide your family with a hearty, hurried breakfast that only takes a little bit of planning.  Why is a healthy breakfast so important?  A good breakfast is the fuel that gets you and your […]

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Lettuce Nutrition — “Let us” discuss the facts

Everyone knows you need to eat your vegetables. Lettuce is a great one but there are many different varieties of lettuce, each offering different nutritional value. Check out Kids Best Nutrition to see which leafy greens offer the most nutrition for your family.

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Tomatoes: A Healthy Food Ingredient

Tomatoes offer loads of health benefits.  Tomatoes include four carotenoids (alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein, and lycopene).  Adding tomatoes to your family’s diet can offer the following benefits: antioxidant activity (an ability to help protect cells and other structures in our body from oxygen damage-breakdown), cancer prevention, giving Vitamins A, E, K, and C, loaded with the […]

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How to make Healthy Kale Chips

Kale chips are the healthy alternative to fried potato chips and they are delicious! Who would of thought this often overlooked vegetable could make a pleasing snack that kids love. Packed full of vitamins and minerals – this snack rocks! So Get In Here and see how easy it is to make these funky Kale Chips in this video made by a teenager for anyone. You’ll be surprised just how easy Kale Chips are to make.

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21-Day Vegan Kickstart Program

21 days, 63 meals, 3 weeks — however you want to measure it — the 21-Day Vegan Kickstart Program will be one of the best things you’ll do for yourself and your family.  The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine sponsors this program.   It’s easy and free to join the program.  After signing up, you’ll receive […]

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How to Store Herbs — Fresh from your garden

Make sure you know how to store herbs  — fresh from your garden.  Once the growing season is complete, you can harvest the final crop and store for the winter months. Usually in August or September in most areas the herb plants will be at their peak.  You’ll want to save some of your harvest […]

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Getting Kids to Eat Their Vegetables–It’ll grow on them!

Getting kids to eat their vegetables is as easy as growing them in your own back yard.  When children tend a garden and help harvest the produce, they’re more likely to eat the vegetables they grew.   So getting kids to eat their vegetables is as easy as a few plants, some dirt, and water. Most […]

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Home Greenhouse Project

Planning for a home greenhouse project can be rewarding for your pocketbook and for your family togetherness. Home greenhouses help with growing your own vegetable plants from seeds and it’s a wonderful learning experience for children to start their plants from seeds.  Eating healthy does not need to be expensive and if your child grows […]

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Vegan Health | Benefits of a Vegan Lifestyle

 Vegan health benefits are numerous. Some people try to become a vegan for no reason at all and some of them just try the lifestyle for 30 days to see if the lifestyle is suitable for them.  Most people believe that if they do not consume animal products such as meat, dairy and cheese, they […]

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