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What is Nutrient Density?

Published on September 16th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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What is Nutrient Density? To some, it's the key to unlocking a healthier diet! Learn about the highest nutrient density fruits and vegetables here!

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Kitchen Notes

waste not….

Published on September 15th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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We all know that the finale to this phrase is “want not,” but I am working on really sticking to that first part about not wasting… especially when it comes to vegetables.  Despite my consistent frugality […]

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Wellness

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coconut oil is your friend

Published on September 14th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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I should begin by confessing that I love coconut oil, though it was a slow attraction. I had a jar in the pantry for months before I really started using it; I was encouraged by a […]

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Healthy Recipes

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Cherry Chia Seed Juice: You Simply Must Try This!

Published on September 14th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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I have been seriously OBSESSED with this drink for the past week, and could not wait to share it! If you like gooey, jello-y type drinks (think tapioca pudding and bubble tea-type things), this drink is […]

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Healthy Recipes

Vibrant Chickpea & Herbs Salad

Published on September 13th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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Bright green herbs stand in for mixed greens in this filling meal-sized-salad. It’s a great way to include more fresh herbs into your diet, and make use of those random green thingies that show up unannounced […]

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Healthy Recipes

Rawsome Sweets: Raw Chocolate Berry Cheesecake

Published on September 11th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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This stunning dessert is simple to make, but looks very impressive and tastes even better. Made with coconut butter, soaked cashews, dates, cacao, and berries, it’s full of all kinds of good healthy fats and tons […]

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Wellness

The Best Nutrient-Dense Foods… and Recipes to Inspire!

Published on September 10th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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Organic Authority has a list of the world’s best nutrient dense foods! And guess what- it’s all plant-based foods! And we have recipes for all of them! Spirulina: a blue green algae that is a great […]

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Would you support a vegetarian McDonalds?

Published on September 10th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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The news broke last week that McDonalds was planning on opening an all-vegetarian store in India. There are already many vegetarian options on offer at Indian McDonalds due to the high percentage of Hindu and Muslim […]

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Healthy Recipes

The Best No-Bake Granola Recipe

Published on September 8th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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Recently one of my cooking classes focused on Warm Weather Breakfasts, featuring this incredible No-Bake Granola. This recipe is loosely inspired by Lisa over at Vegan Culinary Crusade. She makes a great raw granola of ground […]

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Natural Body

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Natural Yeast Infection Cures

Published on September 8th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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After struggling for many years with recurring yeast infections, I've tried nearly every natural remedy out there. Here is a comprehensive review of the many natural yeast infection cures available.

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Wellness

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healing disordered eating with plant-based diets

Published on September 7th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

Celebrate the work and lives of women this week on The Important Media Network! This week has designated to celebrate women all across our brilliant network- check out all of the woman-focused posts here on Ecolocalizer. […]

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Healthy Recipes

three big salads for hearty vegan appetites

Published on September 5th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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Are you having a hard time trying to find good eats with the summer heat? Try these awesome, meal-sized salads on for size. Though some of these recipes require an oven or stovetop for just a […]

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Healthy Recipes

a perfect summer treat: acai berry kanten

Published on September 2nd, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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Kanten is a traditional Macrobiotic dessert made with agar- a seaweed powder that replaces gelatin in this jello-like dessert. This one features apples, berries, and açai puree for a not-too-sweet summertime treat. Açai & Berry Kanten […]

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