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What happens when our crops are grown in soil contaminated with arsenic-based pesticides and arsenic drug-laced chicken manure? When arsenic-containing drugs are fed to chickens, not only does the arsenic grow out into their feathers, which are then fed back to them as a slaughterhouse byproduct,...

Instant Pot Directions: Skip step 1. Follow steps 2-3, placing all ingredients, except garnish, in the container of the Instant Pot. Press “Bean/Chili” setting. Cook according to manufacturer’s directions. Garnish as desired with tarragon, mint, or sage. Serve immediately.Slow Cooker Directions: Soak beans in water...

This chicken alfredo pizza will blow your mind.  Say hello to your new favorite healthy pizza recipe. Hi, everyone! I’m excited today to share my favorite homemade pizza recipe with you. Do you have a meal you feel you could make in your sleep?  A meal you’ve made...

Convenience and consumption are easy. Living greener often means going against the grain. Here are some swaps I’ve made to make a greener life as natural as possible. This post contains affiliate links!  It’s not easy being green Living a greener, more sustainable life has been important to...

Do the medium-chain triglycerides in coconut oil and the fiber in flaked coconut counteract the negative effects on cholesterol and artery function? Studies of populations who eat a lot of coconuts are “frequently cited” by those who sell coconut oil “as evidence that coconut oil does...

Wow, the past year has definitely been interesting! The COVID pandemic had us cooking in our homes more than ever, plus it had us eating a more plant-based diet. I heard from so many of you who were craving, healthy, delicious, plant-based recipes that warmed...

Craving a delicious side of sweet potato fries? These healthy sweet potato fries will soon be your go-to recipe for tasty, good-for-you fries! What could be better? Hi guys! As you can probably imagine, I’m always looking for healthy, new ways to enjoy food. Or…is it that I’m just...

We finally got a snow day in Charlottesville! Here are the highlights <3  Snow Day In Charlottesville After weeks of gloomy weather, finally getting a good snow day was quite the lovely release of winter energy! I don’t know how many inches we actually got, but it...