Posts in Healthy Living

Scrumptiously Chocolaty Goodness

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s fitting that this article is about chocolate. Chocolate is this amazingly scrumptious bite of addiction made from cacao beans. Cacao beans grow on trees in a tropical area and is native to Central and South America, but is grown commercially throughout the ... more

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Baby cabbages aka Brussels Sprouts

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

Brussels sprouts are known as baby cabbages not because they resemble them, but because they come from the same family. Brussels sprout are grown on a stalk and are around 2.5-4cm in diameter. These tiny little sprouts come from the cruciferous vegetable family, and are one of the dominant food ... more

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Twas the Night Before Christmas

By: dly | | | Category: Healthy Living

Long long ago, not a sound could be heard. These days, that’s a bit of an understatement. Hoards of people are hustling and bustling everywhere trying to get out of town or get their Christmas shopping done. It can be pretty chaotic and I personally feel at times it takes ... more

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Mother’s Day Ideas

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

April barely brought in any showers for us Californians, but I hope we still get some beautiful May flowers. With Mother’s day coming up on Sunday, many of us may be rushed for gift ideas or dinner plans. Mother’s day is also one of the busiest Sundays for many restaurants. ... more

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Cold Sore Remedies

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

Cold sores or fever blisters are not to be confused with canker sores. It is said that about 90% of people suffer from cold sores at least once in their life. After the first outbreak, some can develop antibodies against it and it stays dormant forever. About 40% of American ... more

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Natural Foods Expo

By: dly | | | Category: Healthy Living

In March, the VeganRUs team went to a Natural Foods Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center. As a new member of the VeganRUs team, I was not readily prepared for this spectacular event. As I walked in, there was hundreds of vendors giving out information or passing out samples. I ... more

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Happy new year 2015

By: kvodang | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

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Happy Valentine’s day

By: kvodang | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

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What is Gluten?

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

What is gluten? It seems like many people run around looking for gluten-free products not knowing exactly what gluten is. I will admit that I didn’t know what gluten was until the word was being labeled on every product in sight. I eventually had to do research to figure out ... more

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Winter Vegetables

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

Although we can get a lot of vegetables year round, there are some vegetables that taste best during the winter season. For some vegetables, once the weather is colder, the sweeter the vegetable may get. Other times, the vegetables are better grown in a colder climate. Here are some of ... more

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