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Cucumber Gin Slush

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Cucumber Gin Slush
Just a quick note today highlighting a seasonal slushy I made for QUITOKEETO. It’s a blended, gin-spiked cucumber slush for the hottest of days. They’re refreshing, easy-drinking, with a kiss of limoncello. And, just so we’re all on the same page – they go down easy, in fact, in this case “brain freeze” might be a […]
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Selling Own Herbal Medicine Equals Prison?

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Selling Own Herbal Medicine Equals Prison?
On the morning of June 30 2017, a federal judge sentenced an Amish man to six years in prison. His crimes: making and selling herbal health products that were not “adequately labeled”, and obstructing a federal agency. According to TheDailySheeple.com, the farmer, one Samuel A. Girod of Bath County in Kentucky, was convicted last March 13 for […]
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Cream of Chicken and Rice Florentine

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Cream of Chicken and Rice Florentine
This easy one-pot comfort-food dinner is made with fresh and healthy ingredients. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1½ cups finely chopped onions (about 3 medium onions) 1 (8 ounce) package fresh mushrooms, sliced ½ cup shredded carrot (1 medium) 1 tablespoon bottled minced garlic ⅓ cup long-grain rice, […]
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MORNING GLORY LOAF

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MORNING GLORY LOAF
This morning glory breakfast loaf is a nod to my favorite muffin–the morning glory muffin–a hearty, nourishing and rustic treat. We love morning glory muffins and are partial to these Sweet Potato Morning Glory Muffins which still remain popular at our house. Ingredients 1/2 cup walnut oil (can sub with grapeseed oil or melted coconut oil) 1/2 […]
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Vegan Garlic Kale Mashed Potatoes

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Vegan Garlic Kale Mashed Potatoes
Creamy garlic packed delicious mashed potatoes. With crunchy kale mixed. The perfect side for dinner or a party. Recipe HERE
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Soul Therapy: Letting Go

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Soul Therapy: Letting Go
A psychology professor walked around a room while teaching stress management to a class. As he raised a glass of water, everyone expected he’d ask if the glass were “half empty or half full”. But instead he inquired: “How heavy is this glass of water?” The students called out a number of answers. He then […]
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SQUASH SALAD

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SQUASH SALAD
I see no reason why salads should be limited to greens. This one has a ton of different textures and flavors and is as visually rewarding as it is delicious. Recipe HERE
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DIY Natural Tonic that Destroys Any Infection In The Body

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DIY Natural Tonic that Destroys Any Infection In The Body
As seasons change, nasty sicknesses can begin to spread. Keeping up with health during these times is of utmost importance. Making this amazingly healthy tonic could save your life. Have you ever heard of the Master Tonic, otherwise known as Fire Cider? If you haven’t, now is a good time to learn! Making your own […]
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SAY These to a DEPRESSED PERSON

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SAY These to a DEPRESSED PERSON
First, I applaud most everyone who shares their thoughts, experiences and testimonies on Thought Catalog. As a contributor, it takes an amount of courage and vulnerability to offer your work to the Internet. It’s like walking into a circle of bullies and asking for a sucker punch. So ultimately, I commend Dante for his piece. And as someone […]
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Who Controls What We Eat?

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Who Controls What We Eat?
Most of us have little to no idea how behind-the-scenes forces control the food we buy, and the depth of the corruption involved. Philip Howard, Ph.D., author of “Concentration and Power in the Food System: Who Controls What We Eat?,” studies food system changes, with an emphasis on visualizing these trends.1 “My motivation [for writing […]
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8 Need to Know Cleaning Tricks

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8 Need to Know Cleaning Tricks
The holidays are almost here and it’s time to make sure that your home is perfectly clean before that inspecting mother-in-law comes over. And even if you’re reading this at a different time of the year, these cleaning hacks and tips can still help you! Spending extra hours just on certain chores will be a […]
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50 Smoothies

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50 Smoothies
1. Banana Blend 2 bananas, 1/2 cup each vanilla yogurt and milk, 2 teaspoons honey, a pinch of cinnamon and 1 cup ice. 2. Strawberry-Banana Blend 1 banana, 1 cup strawberries, 1/2 cup each vanilla yogurt and milk, 2 teaspoons honey, a pinch of cinnamon and 1 cup ice. 3. Strawberry Shortcake Blend 2 cups strawberries, 1 cup crumbled pound cake, 1 […]
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DIY Sinus Relieving Shower Melt

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DIY Sinus Relieving Shower Melt
We’re reliving sinus headaches naturally! Living in a desert climate is no joke and when the weather gets extremely dry so does your nasal cavity. This can lead to nose bleeds and sinus headaches that become very hard to deal with. If you’re looking for some relief at night I hope you enjoy this tutorial. […]
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Home Remedies for Heartburn

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Home Remedies for Heartburn
1. Baking Soda Baking soda, also known as sodium bicarbonate, provides quick and easy relief from heartburn. Being a natural antacid, it neutralizes stomach acid and works within minutes, giving you relief from heartburn pain. Mix 1 teaspoon of baking soda into a glass of water. Optionally, you can also mix in a few drops of […]
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DIY TURMERIC OIL

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DIY TURMERIC OIL
We are all born with flawless and glowing skin but as we age, our skin tends to get sun tanned, dull, wrinkled, scarred, pigmented and what not. Pigmentation and all other skin issues can take a toll on your complexion. There are a lot of skin care products available commercially that claim to even out […]
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