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Peanut Butter Dream Pie

Peanut Butter Dream Pie

This non-bake pie (raw) is so easy to make and delicious! It has a fudgy, caramelly texture. Just before serving we like to add fresh sliced bananas on top. This pie is easier to cut when you cut it with a butter knife first and then gently scoop out each pie piece with a spoon or spatula. Yield: 6-8 Servings Crust 1 cup of almonds 7 pitted dates, chopped 2 tablespoons of lemon juice 1 tablespoon of water 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Filling 1 1/2 cups of raw cashews (soaked for at least an hour and drained) 3/4 cup organic, unsweetened, unsalted peanut butter 1/3 cup pure maple syrup 1/3 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions 1. Place almonds, chopped dates, lemon juice, water and cinnamon in a food processor.  Pulse for a couple of minutes until mixture is...

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Natural Remedies Against Dandruff

With the arrival of winter, our hair becomes weaker and thinner day after day. Constant wearing of the hat, lack of vitamins and minerals lead to major hair problems like dandruff and hair loss. Stresses, unhealthy eating, bad habits and hard work can only worsen the whole situation. Luckily, there is a way out! You can easy solve your hair problems with the help of our tips from the best barber in New York. Aspirin You can be surprised, but aspirin, or salicylic acid, is a key ingredient of almost all anti-dandruff shampoos you can see in the market. Simply crush two or three pills of aspirin into your regular amount of shampoo and wash your hair. Don’t forget to rinse your head carefully after. Lemon It is a...

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A Mediterranean Diet Beginner’s Guide

By Kris Gunnars, BSc The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods that people used to eat in countries like Italy and Greece back in the year 1960. Researchers noted that these people were exceptionally healthy compared to Americans and had a low risk of many killer diseases. Numerous studies have now shown that the Mediterranean diet can cause weight loss and help prevent heart attacks, strokes, type 2 diabetes and premature death. A Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan There is no one “right” way to do this diet. There are many countries around the Mediterranean sea and they didn’t all eat the same things. This article describes the diet that was typically prescribed in the studies that showed it to be an effective way of eating. Consider all of this as...

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Paleo Pizza Crust Recipe

Rating 4 Servings 4 servings Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 14 - 15 minutes Passive Time 5 minutes Submitted By Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods Ingredients 1-1/4 cups Paleo Baking Flour 1/4 tsp Salt 1/8 tsp Baking Soda 2 Eggs 2 Tbsp Water 2 Tbsp Oil Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F and set aside a baking sheet or pizza pan. In a small bowl, combine Paleo Baking Flour, baking soda, and salt. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, water, and oil. Add flour blend and mix thoroughly. Let rest for 5 minutes. Roll out and shape dough between two pieces of oiled parchment paper. Remove and discard top piece of parchment and slide bottom parchment and crust onto the baking sheet or pizza pan. Bake for 7 minutes. Remove from oven and add your favorite toppings, then bake for an...

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What To Eat Before And After A Workout: A Personal Trainer Explains

To celebrate Mindful Movement Week here at mindbodygreen, we’re sharing the many ways that fitness enthusiasts practice mind-body exercise. Todd McCullough (TMAC) is the founder of TMAC FITNESS and located in Santa Monica, Ca. TMAC FITNESS’s mission is to assist in creating a culture that is conscious of the body and the world in which we live. For more workouts from Todd, please check out his video course, 20 Minutes To Strong, Healthy & Fit: A 7-Day Personal Training Program. And for even more info on all things fitness, check out our awesome video courses. My food philosophy is pretty simple. If I can plant it, pick it or catch it, then I can eat it. If not, then I stay away. This is the same approach...

10 Easy Steps to Making the Mediterranean Diet Part of Your Life

10 Easy Steps to Making the Mediterranean Diet Part of Your Life

There are some simple things you can do to eat more of the healthy foods that make up the Mediterranean diet. First, check out what's on the menu. Then see what Mediterranean-type foods you can add to your daily diet. Here are a few simple things to add to your daily food plan The traditional Mediterranean diet calls for: Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables each day, such as grapes, blueberries, tomatoes, broccoli, peppers, figs, olives, spinach, eggplant, beans, lentils, and chickpeas. Eating a variety of whole-grain foods each day, such as oats, brown rice, and whole wheat bread, pasta, and couscous. Choosing healthy (unsaturated) fats, such as nuts, olive oil, and certain nut or seed oils like canola, soybean, and flaxseed. About 35% to 40%...

Mediterranean Chicken Stew

INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons canola oil Four 5-ounce skinless boneless chicken thighs, trimmed of all fat 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 small carrots, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 3/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/4 teaspoon salt One 14.5-ounce can petite diced tomatoes One 15.5-ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest DIRECTIONS Heat the oil in a large nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook, turning occasionally, until browned, about 5 minutes. Transfer the chicken to a plate. Add the garlic, carrots, celery and onions to the pan. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 8 minutes. Return the chicken to the pan. Add the broth, wine, salt and tomatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer,...

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How to Make Goat Cheese & Goat Cheese & Avocado Toast

Goats are such wonderful homestead animals, for many reasons, but of course, at the top that list is plenty of fresh, raw, delicious goat cheese! Goat cheese is great not only because it is delicious and nutritious, but if you do have goats, you probably also have lots of extra milk. Making your own cheese can be a great way to use it up, and you can even sell it at the farmer’s market or right out of your homestead-goat cheese has gotten very popular in recent years and many folks are willing to pay top dollar for fresh, local, homemade goat cheese right from the farmer. There are fancier ways to make goat cheese than the following recipe, but this is just by far the simplest...

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Proper Nutrition Reduces Risk Of Cancer

Poor nutrition offers a favorable environment for cancer to grow and develop. Consume whole foods - fruits, vegetables, soy, beans, etc. Ensure organic produce to avoid intake of pesticides and dangerous food additives. Cut back on refined and processed foods. Hydrate adequately and indulge in regular physical activity. Nutrition plays a very important role not only in the prevention of cancer but also in its treatment. Scientific evidence shows that nutrition and physical activity are the two most important aspects that can be modified to alter the course of cancer, prevent its occurrence, and stop its progression. Remember, you are what you eat. Poor nutrition provides a favorable environment for cancer to grow and develop. By changing the environment—changing the diet—cancer can and will weaken and shrivel. Proper...

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It’s Not Too Late To Add To Or Start Your Garden

As summer is winding down, many crops planted in spring and early summer are ready to be harvested and your garden beds are getting bare. But you don’t have to go fallow just yet-here are a few great options for crops you can plant in August for Fall or Winter harvest. Kale The choice vegetable of hipsters is at the top of this list for a reason. Quite possibly the perfect fall and winter crop, they are very cold-hardy, and may only require something as simple as a heavy row cover to protect them from cold and frost. But what most people enjoy the most about winter-grown kale is that cooler temperatures make the typically bitter green sweeter. Carrots  Carrots also tend to be sweeter in the cooler months, and will...