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Make Your Own Facial with just 2 ingredients

DIY Facial Oil

This simple, 2-ingredient oil is something I make at home and use every day to keep my skin healthy-looking and glowing. I love that it’s made with pure oils, so I don’t need to wonder about what ingredients I’m putting on my skin, and it works for nearly all skin types (including oily skin!). For…

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Braised Red Cabbage with Pears

Braised Red Cabbage with Pears

Braised red cabbage is one of my favorite side dishes – especially when it’s chilly outside, and I need a vegetable dish to accompany a hearty meal, like a roast or some homemade pierogi. It’s also a beautiful, colorful dish that’s perfect for any holiday table. This recipe is one that I wrote for Capper’s…

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A Simple Method to Make Your Own Yogurt

A Simple Method for Making Homemade Yogurt

A big jar of homemade yogurt is a convenient thing to keep on hand in the fridge. Yogurt is not only great for snacks and smoothies but is versatile for lots of other cooking and baking purposes, too. It can be used to make baked goods a little lighter, and also as a lower-fat substitute…

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Zesty Black Bean Soup - easy, healthy, vegan

Zesty Black Bean Soup

Can you have enough soup recipes? I really don’t think so. In our house, we have soup at least once a week – and often more in the wintertime. To my way of thinking, a big pot of soup simmering on the stove is just perfect comfort food – warmth and nourishment for the body,…

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