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How To Make Almond Butter Using a Food Processor

How To Make Almond Butter Using a Food Processor

Have you checked the price of almond butter lately? The price is more than some are willing to pay. Why pay ten to twenty dollars for an eight ounce jar of almond butter, when you can make your own? You can buy almonds in bulk for a reasonable price and make your own almond butter […]

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Health Facts About Cashews

Health Facts About Cashews

I usually eat only a few select nuts and seeds and cashews never made the list, but today I include cashews in the list of nuts and seeds I eat. I avoided cashews, mainly because I was afraid of eating too much fat, but the cashew is lower in fat than most nuts. I added […]

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Avoid Packing on the Pounds this Holiday Season

Avoid Packing on the Pounds this Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us. Thanksgiving is within a few weeks and Christmas follows. It is a tradition to celebrate the holiday season with food. Enjoying good food, family and fun is one thing that everyone has in common during the holiday season. When I worked outside my home, I use to love this […]

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Five Delicious Foods with Plant Sterols

Five Delicious Foods with Plant Sterols

  Plant sterols have been in the news a great deal lately, heralded for their cholesterol-lowering properties. Plant sterols (also called phytosterols), are phytochemicals that naturally occur in plants and work by partially blocking the absorption of “bad” or LDL cholesterol. There are about 44 sterols known to exist in plants. The recommended amount of […]

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