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How to Become a Vegetarian

How to become a vegetarian

Becoming a vegetarian means avoiding eating meat and other animal food products, but did you know that there are different levels of being a vegetarian? Before you go off into exploring your inner vegetarian, it is best that you learn about the different types of vegetarians and decide which would be best for you and […]

How Does Salt Act as a Food Preservative?

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Strolling down the frozen foods aisle, be sure to stop at the TV dinners and heat-and-eat lunches and just look at the “nutrition” label; you may be astonished at the amount of sodium contained therein! Even something that seems so simple as a frozen beef burrito can have over 800 mg of sodium, which is […]

How to Can Pineapple


Pineapples are perhaps one of the juiciest, most delicious fruits known to man! Also, baby pineapples are the most adorable fruits ever! Filled with sweet and tangy goodness, how could you ever turn down a bite from a freshly cut pineapple? I can’t, so I can! OK. No more puns- promise. If you are like me, […]

How to Can Green Beans

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Whether you’re new to pressure canning or a veteran to the hobby, green beans is always a good and easy project to take on. I mean, who doesn’t go through a lot of green beans? This is one of those projects that I like to make at least 12-20 jars at a time since we […]

Ideal Protein Alternatives

Ideal Protein Alternatives

With so many different diet plans out there, it’s no wonder why everyone will try a plan, stay on it for a while, possibly complete it, then just gain the weight back again figuring it didn’t work right for them. There is a diet out there now that actually focuses on post-diet education on healthy […]

The Difference Between Vegan and Vegetarian

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When faced with the question, “what’s the difference between vegan and vegetarian?” my short answer is typically “the difference between a vegan and vegetarian is one is a lifestyle, the other is a diet.” Let me explain. Vegetarian Becoming a vegetarian is nothing but a change in your diet, and with their being different types […]

How to Can Squash


Squash is such a wonderful vegetable (or fruit, depending on how you look at it!) that is so versatile in dishes. It makes a delicious dinner side, main course, or even simply a dipping treat or salad-topper! If you’re like me, then you love to enjoy squash year-round, and that is made possible by canning! […]

13 Foods You Didn’t Know Contain Aspartame


  Many, but not enough of us know that aspartame is bad for us, but have we actually explored why it’s bad rather than just taking everyone’s word for it? Well I hope you’re sitting because the information I’m about to provide you is enough to knock anyone off their feet. Be prepared to be […]