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Tomato Overload? 10 Recipes to Use Your Garden’s Abundance

Having a hard time keeping up with all the tomatoes from your garden? We rounded up some yummy and healthy recipes to help you put them all to good use! The salsa, relish, and marinara recipes would be perfect to…

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Meal Planning 101: Nine Tips for Success

My life has been pretty chaotic lately. New house. New puppy. New classes. New jobs. Yikes! With everything my husband and I have had going on, cooking has been the last thing on our minds. We found ourselves throwing together whatever was…

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Frozen In Time: Increasing the Lifespan of Your Favorite Foods

We’ve all done it: taken food to the freezer and forgotten about it for months on end. Some things thrive in the arctic temperatures while others do not survive at all. The good news, however, is that many of the…

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5 Healthy Desserts Your Kids Will Actually Love

It’s no shocker that children and adults have different tastes in food—just look at any kids menu to see what young ones like. The options tend to run on the bland side, but there’s a reason for that. Kids are drawn…

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for…Popsicles!

Detroit dessert aficionados rejoice: The Detroit Pop Shop supplies the perfect gourmet ice pops for foodies, kids and lovers of all sweet treats. A devotion to locality and use of fresh ingredients, makes Pop Shop pops both delicious and mindful…

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The Silent Killer: Six Things You Need to Know

You have probably heard about high blood pressure, also called hypertension, but you may not know why it’s important to understand. Blood pressure (BP) is the force of blood against the artery wall. If your blood pressure stays high over…

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That’s Wild: Foraging Takes Local Food to New Extremes

If you looked at wild plants and weeds through Lisa Rose’s eyes, you might see dinner, or at least a snack. Rose, a Grand Rapids herbalist, forager, and author, sees food everywhere she goes. Leaves from downtown linden trees, crab…

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Kids and Vegetarianism: Is It Healthy?

A vegetarian diet is becoming more and more common, not only for individuals but for entire families. If you’re considering raising your children as vegetarians (or if your kid comes home one day and decides to be one), know that…

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Two eggs can help you lose weight

Two Eggs in the Morning Can Help You Lose Weight

We have good news: Losing weight can be as simple as changing your breakfast. Research has shown that eating eggs for breakfast can help fight weight gain all day long. In a study published by the International Journal of Obesity,…

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