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  • Making the Most of Summer Greens

    pestoSummer greens like lettuce and spinach grow quickly and when harvested at their peak, are tender and delicious. However, if you wait until they have seeded, then you have a bitter green on......

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  • Dinner Tonight: Salmon and Spring Vegetables

    salmon_aIf you want a meal to meal impress, this is it. This salmon dish looks like you worked tirelessly in the kitchen preparing it, but in reality you can have it ready in......

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  • Breakfast Today: Protein-Packed Green Smoothie in a Bowl

    smoothie-ingredientsWe live in a busy culture. And sometimes nutrition is put to the side because healthy food seems too difficult to achieve with on-the-go lifetstyles. This is where liquid nutrition, like smoothies, come......

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  • Dinner Tonight: Sesame Noodles With Kale

    IMG_4548_smallKale is probably one of the most popular greens right now – and for good reason! It is an extremely versatile food that can be used in salads, soups and stews, and......

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  • Dinner Tonight: A Twist on Italian Wedding Soup

    greens+beansLately, I have been craving warm comfort foods. This variation of Italian Wedding Soup uses a heartier leafy green than spinach, and navy beans instead of orzo pasta. The one thing that......

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  • July 29: Vibrant Health In-Store Product Demo

    Visit Village Green Apothecary on July 29 from 11 am to 2 pm to sample Vibrant Health Green Vibrance and Vibrant Health PureGreen Protein. Vibrant Health's products provide supplemental......

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  • Spirulina

    Have you heard about spirulina? Spirulina is a single-celled form of blue-green algae made famous for its health benefits. This algae is power-packed with B vitamins, beta-carotene, vitamin E, manganese, zinc, copper, iron, selenium, linolenic acid (an essential fatty acid),......

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  • Prevent Kidney Stones Naturally

    Kidney stones are nearly twice as common now as they were in the early 1990's. A new study from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) has found that one in 11 people have kidney stones as compared to one......

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  • Quick Collards and Portobello Mushrooms

    Following up my post from Monday, if you’re not sure how to start adding leafy greens to your diet, here’s a simple and tasty recipe to try using a green that I’m sure will be something you can......

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  • The Most Nutritious Foods to Add to your Diet Today!

    After a brutally hot summer it has been such a treat to experience the recent cooler weather. One of my favorite aspects of the cooler months, and something that I’m reminded of every year as we start that transition towards......

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