Creamy Zesty Lemon Shallot Dressing

Looking for a perfectly creamy vinaigrette that goes with just about anything? Your search ends here with this Creamy Zesty Lemon Shallot Dressing! We’re big fans of eating our green her at NS, and big salads are a daily meal staple. As you can imagine, we go through ALOT of salad dressing. Nothing against store-bought salad dressings, we finally had enough with the extra cost and plastic bottles. With this in mind, we set out to make a salad dressing at home to help kick the store-bought dressing habit, and…

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The Best Ways to Consume More Probiotics

  The body is filled with bacteria. Live bacteria and yeasts are beneficial for overall health and though probiotics are most commonly bacteria, they can also survive and operate as yeast. Maintaining a balance of both good and bad bacteria is important for maintaining proper function of many body systems, specifically in regards to oral and digestive health. According to our Hallelujah Acres experts, there are two ways to obtain these necessary microorganisms: Either from fermented food sources or by taking a high quality supplement. Consuming Probiotics NaturallyFor followers of the primarily raw, plant-based…

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4 Ways to Protect Your Liver

Your liver is one of the largest and most important organs in your body. According to the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care, the liver converts the nutrients in foods you consume into beneficial proteins and substances for cells when they need them. Additionally, it takes unnatural, toxic substances – such as alcohol – and turns them into harmless materials before they disperse throughout the body. Unfortunately, 3.9 million adults were diagnosed with liver disease in 2015 according to a national health survey by the Centers for Disease…

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How to Add Flavor to Bland Food

A 6 step guide for how you can liven food when it tastes bland! There’s nothing worse than taking the time to prepare a meal only to end up hating it and ordering takeout anyway. Unfortunately, we’ve all been there at least once before. But how do you liven food when it tastes bad? Fortunately, we have a few tricks up our sleeves. The next time you’re cooking at home and things seem to go south real fast, we’ve got you covered. We’re teaching you how to turn things around…

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The Remarkable Antioxidant Benefits of Liposomal Vitamin C

Most people know that vitamin C is essential for proper immune function. It can protect against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, pregnancy health complications, eye disease, skin wrinkling…the list goes on. But did you know that the body cannot produce this essential vitamin on its own? It also doesn’t store vitamin C, making it critical to consider supplementation. Since you can’t rely on your body to produce, store or synthesize this vitamin, you must get it from your food or from dietary supplements. One great source is a recently developed,…

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Top Summer Superfoods of the Garden – Plant-Based Diet – Recipes & Weight Loss Supplements

As the summer winds down and the farmer’s markets ramp up, we thought you would enjoy a little guidance on which of the fruits and veggies you find at the farmer’s markets would be the best to consume while they are in season: Tomatoes These garden greats grow en masse in summertime and you can just taste their goodness. Their high levels of the antioxidant lycopene are known for possible prevention of several types of cancers, so eat them up this and every summer. The summer tomatoes have the best flavor you will ever…

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How You Can Stop Overeating and Practice Balance

Do you ever find yourself feeling a little too full, or eating when you’re not really hungry?  But at the same time, you’re struggling to change that?  Overeating is really common and there are a few reasons why that’s so! Sometimes it could be because there was a special event like at a wedding when you weren’t paying too much attention to what you were eating. This happens to all of us and that’s normal and expected! We’re not perfect and you don’t need to be because that’s not the…

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The Most Effective Supplements for Easing Your Joint Pain

  According to the Arthritis Foundation, arthritis is the leading cause of disability for adults living in the U.S. About 54 million people have been diagnosed with arthritis, and nearly 300,000 babies and children live with some form of arthritis or rheumatic condition. As you can see, joint pain impacts a large portion of the country, making it difficult for many individuals to live their healthiest, most fulfilling lives. But joint pain doesn’t have to be inevitable, and neither does the development of arthritis. By better understanding this chronic condition,…

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The Best Tempeh Recipes To Try

These tempeh recipes are nutritious, delicious, and simple to make and a great way to add more plant-based proteins to your diet! Whether you already eat mostly plant-based food or you’re wanting to start eating more a more plant-based diet, tempeh is a nutritious and versatile protein to add to your meals. Part of eating well is finding nourishing foods that you enjoy and are easy to make. So as you’re exploring the recipes below, try a few to find a couple that you like enough to add to your…

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Farmer’s Market Tips and Tricks

There are so many things to love about summer. Between the sunny days and warm nights, outdoor activities and holidays spent with family and friends, the sunshine season is equal parts relaxing and entertaining. Another reason to get excited for summer – for us plant-based eating folks especially – is the fact that it’s prime time for the farmer’s market! All of the local farmers are setting up shop down the street to share the delicious local produce you can use in juices, salads and other wholesome meals. If you…

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