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How Eating a Rainbow Protects Your Health

What Are Phytonutrients? Phytonutrients, also called phytochemicals, are natural chemical compounds found in plants ('phyto' is a Greek word meaning 'plant'). Phytonutrients are the substances that give plants their smells, colors, and flavors.  These compounds also provide protection against disease and are beneficial to human health in a variety…
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The Medicinal Uses of Daffodils

There is more to the common daffodil than it's beautiful golden hue and delicate petals that make us smile during spring. Daffodils, aka Narcissus or Lent Lily, have many medicinal uses including inducing vomiting, treating skin ailments,

RECIPE: Seven Greens Salad

If you are looking for a nutritious green recipe for St. Patrick's Day (or any day) look no further! Seven Greens Salad is a nutrient dense 100% plants salad that is delicious any day of the year. This salad celebrates one beautiful color -…

RECIPE: Red Lentil Coconut Curry

Red Lentil Coconut Curry soup is a delicious and nutritious 100% whole plants recipe that is one of my personal favorite meals. My daughter and son also adore this thick and creamy stew of root vegetables. This recipe makes a big pot in

RECIPE: 3 Bean Chili

3 Bean Chili goes great with a slice of vegan cornbread. Chili is one of the very few recipes that I make that my mother used to make growing up. Her version always had some kind of meat as the focal ingredient, but my chili recipe today

RECIPE: Spicy Peanut Sauce

This recipe for Spicy Peanut Sauce is made from 100% whole plants so it's vegan, oil-free, and a nutritious addition to your plant-based diet.  Spicy Peanut Sauce is a creamy flavorful dip for spring rolls, tofu, or veggie kabobs.