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Green Is the New Red for Valentine’s Day

Homemade dark chocolate hearts are a great way to say “I love you” without having to waste paper on the box. Happy green Valentine!

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Babies And Jet Lag: Survival Tips

Traveling with babies and small children long distances and into different time zones and climates, is a hard task of its own. And dealing with jet lag is even harder.

European Chicken Garlic Vegetable Soup vs. Cold and Flu Season

When you or your little one wakes up with an achy body, sore throat or a congestion, first thing that comes to your mind is: What can I do to ...

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Ideas Eco Para San Valentín

Para esta temporada de San Valentín se regalan muchos obsequios que mayormente terminan en el basurero, ya q se dañan o mueren (por ejemplo las ...

Tropical Rum Balls with Coconut

Seasonal celebrations call for festive treats like our coconut chocolate truffles or rum balls with dark Caribbean rum and fresh coconut. These no-bake desserts add ...
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Banana Chocolate Chip Oat Bread Muffins

Getting its sweetness from dark chocolate, bananas and a drop of honey, this easy-to-make recipe can be made as a flavor-packed bread or a dozen ...

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Green Parenting vs. the Real World: Sugar Everywhere

Our first chapter in the Green Parenting vs. the Real World series discusses the presence of unhealthy food and snacks everywhere and the challenges that come with it.

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Clean Energy: Savings For Apartment Dwellers

Our Clean Energy series feature professional advice on energy efficiency and alternative sources that anyone can implement right now to save both energy and money.

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Recall Alert: Dole Fresh Vegetables

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc., is voluntarily withdrawing from the market all Dole-branded and private label packaged salads processed at its Springfield facility.

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Food Allergies Linked to Hyperactive Immune System at Birth

Also: The Zika virus and what you should know about it.

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The Future of Construction with Innovative Building Materials

Also: Seven cities working to become car-less.

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New Year’s Resolutions Made Simple

Follow our simple steps to integrate some popular new year’s resolutions into your daily life; you’ll see lasting results, and you’ll be surprised at how easy it can be.

HEALTH NEWS, PREGNANCY, SATURDAY NEWS

Hormonal Imbalance During Pregnancy Linked to Autism

Also: ADHD rose 43 percent during the past decade in the United States.

PRODUCT RECALLS

Recall Alert: Trader Joe’s Triple Ginger Brew

Trader Joe’s is issuing a recall on Triple Ginger Brew due to reports of unopened bottles potentially bursting.

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10 Tips for Healthier Holiday Desserts

So you can have your cake…and keep the indulgence factor in check.

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GMO’s, Science And European Politics

Also: Bread and possible cancer-causing additive.

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Traveling with Baby: Calm Skies Ahead

Traveling with a baby or a toddler can be stressful, especially on long plane trips. Our plan-ahead checklist can help avoid unnecessary turbulence.

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Mealworms Could Help Reduce Styrofoam Waste

Also: Prefabricated home with a vegetative roof.

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Recall Alert: Costco Chicken Salad Linked to E. Coli

Recall Alert: The products listed here are being recalled out of an abundance of caution due to a Celery and Onion Diced Blend testing positive for E. coli.

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Sopa de Coco y Calabaza para Festividades

Con la llegada de las fiestas y la temporada de temperaturas bajas, las sopas son comida perfecta para que uno se mantenga calientito. La primera receta de nuestra cocina de sopa es sopa de coco y calabaza. Esta sopa vegetariana es una mezcla perfecta de la sopa de calabaza tradicional con el gusto tropical de coco.

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Healthy Thanksgiving Feast Additions

Our roasted Brussels sprouts side dish, savory pasta and kale sauté and a new twist on traditional pumpkin pie may be just the answer to the “What should I bring?” dilemma.