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JUST “BEET-IT” BROWNIES ~makes about 12-14 brownies ¾ cup Gluten Free Flax Flour (any GF flour works well) ¾ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt ¾ cup of dark chocolate chips (I actually used a dark chocolate bar from Trader Joe’s) 12 oz. cooked beets, drained and puréed (I use...

Are you confused about the benefits of buying organic? Well, you’re not alone. Fortunately, a 2012 study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine dispels some myths with a scientific case study. In this study, researchers compared organic and organic foods (both produce and meat)...

If you’re older than 40, you may have noticed that you don’t remember things as well as you did in the past. Just yesterday, I walked into a room and promptly forgot why I was there. Maybe you’re forgetting because you’re stressed out or overworked....

  Almonds are among my favorite snack foods. Not only are they super convenient (no prep time whatsoever), but they’re also rich in fiber, vitamins, and monounsaturated fatty acids. A 2011 Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases study shows strong evidence that almonds even have cholesterol-lowering effects....

Force yourself to eat breakfast. I hate to use the “F” word, but here it goes: Force yourself to eat at least 100 calories within 30 minutes of getting out of bed.  Here’s why: If you eat within 30 minutes of getting up, you will burn...

Have you ever felt like you want to curl up under your desk and take a nap in the afternoon? Believe me, I’ve been there, and it’s usually after I overdid it at lunch. If we were all living in Spain or Italy where it’s...

Don’t shoot the messenger. But yes, it’s almost that time of year. It may still be a bit chilly in your area right now, but it is the time to start thinking of dropping some pounds before you pull out those shorts from last summer. Here...

Disclaimer: Deborah Enos is a Paid Sponsor. Take Your Vitamins What do you reach for when you’re sick? The orange juice, right? I may have some issues with the sugar-content of juice, but I certainly have no qualms with the vitamin C boost. I would recommend...

Last night, a friend sent me a link to her Pinterest board where she posts all the yummy recipes she intends on making. I’ve been on Pinterest before, but last night was different. Last night, I had a little more time to browse around and...

Don’t you just love the fresh, clean smell of organic fruits and veggies in the morning? Okay, so maybe I’m a little obsessed with farmers’ markets, but now that spring has finally sprung, I’m so looking forward to bulking up on fresh produce. Buying organic at...