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It’s Hemp Week and Two Delicious Recipes!

It’s the 4th Annual Hemp History Week! June 3rd-9th, 2013 Hemp has been on the “IN” list for years. It’s one of the most well known “superfoods”. But for some reason I did not get on the hemp train until this year. Sure, I’ve had it in smoothies and dressings at restaurants, but didn’t start using it on the regular in my own kitchen until a few months ago. Crazy…

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Meatless Mondays: Kale Salad

Hi! Here’s another Meatless Monday recipe to tantalize your taste buds and get you cooking this cruelty-free meal in your kitchen. This week’s Meatless Monday recipe is contributed by our friend, Leigh-Chantelle from Viva la Vegan! a website with a large range of vegan recipes that focuses on positive information, education and vegan outreach. Ingredients: 2 kale leaves, torn apart ½ mango, diced (use juice as well) ½ avocado, diced…

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Health/ Nutrition

Iron Rich Food for Toddlers – Fruit Puree with Nut Meal

It is recommended that babies and toddlers eat plenty of iron-rich and protein-rich foods. And if a baby is vegan/vegetarian, then many recommend an iron supplement. I do not believe in supplements and found an easy way to make sure that my vegetarian toddler is getting enough protein, calcium, iron and other important nutrients. I simply grind nuts and seeds and add to apple puree. Nuts for Babies Nuts and…

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