Health Benefits of Kale

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Kale is such a wonderful leafy green and there are just so many health benefits of kale- a nutritional powerhouse and so beneficial to your health in so many different ways. The vitamins offered by just one cup of this vegetable can trump a whole week’s worth of other foods: 684% of…

12 Ingredients to Boost Nutrition in Any Smoothie

12 Ingredients to Boost Nutrition in any Smoothie GoodGirlGoneGreen.com #smoothie #realfood #vegan #paleo
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Smoothies are all the rave right now and for good reason. They can pack a great nutritional punch with all the right ingredients. Beyond the usual like fruits, nuts and seeds, juices or milk, a variety of ingredients can be blended into a smoothie to make it not only tasty but…

20 Vegan Snack Ideas

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Having quick, healthy and vegan-friendly snacks on-hand doesn’t have to be difficult by any means. In fact, it can be quite easy. Keeping your fridge stocked with fresh fruit and vegetables are a sure way to get most of the nutrients you’ll need to keep you fueled. Simply pair your…

7 Health Benefits of Cucumbers

7 Health Benefits of Cucumbers GoodGirlGoneGreen.com #vegetables #benefits #health #cucumbers
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The beauty of the cucumber is it’s water content, 95%, phenomenal in and of itself and not found in any other food. Seeing as it has such a high water-content, this makes it a very hydrating food to consume containing large amounts of antioxidants. I love cucumbers—hands down they are my favorite…

20 Uses for Coconut Oil

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Recently, I heard one of the best lines about coconut oil “Always have three jars- one for the bathroom, one for the kitchen and one for the bedroom.” Meghan Telphner is brilliant. Simply brilliant. Seeing as coconut oil is so affordable, readily available and completely natural I use it for everything….

Health Benefits of Juicing

5 Health Benefits of Juicing GoodGirlGoneGreen.com #juice #health #juicing #greenjuice
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I am a heavy drinker. I mean a heavy drinker of water, green juices, green tea and kombucha. I always find myself with something to drink in my hand. I am not sure if I subconsciously do this to avoid overeating, but it works for me. Therefore, when I stumbled…

Almond Bliss Smoothie

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Almonds are one of my favorite nuts and I try to make an effort to consume them daily either solo or in a smoothie or in a nut dip. I am always experimenting with different nuts and flavors when it comes to smoothies, and I think I found a winner…

Gingerbread Cookie Smoothie

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Last week one of my wonderful greenie friends, Tiffany from NatureMom.com made a request for a gingerbread smoothie recipe. Of course, I took up the challenge. I wasn’t sure how it would taste or even look for that matter. I tried a few batches, and I think I came up…

Vanilla Strawberry Creamsicle Smoothie

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I seriously love smoothies and one of my all-time favorite is my basic green smoothie. What I love the most is that I can get loads of nutrition in such a small glass. Sometimes I follow a recipe, and other times not so much, and it is a hit or…

Cream of cauliflower potato soup

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Over the last month or so, I have been receiving a head of cauliflower weekly with my Lufa Farms basket. I am not a cauliflower fan to begin with, but I couldn’t possibly let the cauliflower go to waste. That wouldn’t be very waste-free of me. I figured if I…