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5 tips to avoid catching a cold

When the weather gets cold, a lot of people catch a cold. These are my 5 tips I use to avoid catching a cold, which help me to protect myself against a cold or flu, or to get over it quicker! No one wants to fall ill, so a good regimen is key to good […]

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"Four foods for Fantastic Skin!"

Four Foods for Fantastic Skin!

Because naturally glowing skin really does start from the inside out, here are a few fresh, whole food ideas that will really make your skin glow! Here are my 4 favorite foods for skin that will make it fantastic: Healthy Fats, such as Avocado, Raw Nuts and Coconut Oil will plump up your skin and […]

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Immunity Booster – Juice with cucumber, oranges, celery, pepper

Made this juice the other day, and it tasted so good! I called it “immunity booster” cause this juice is full of vitamin C, which helps us to fight colds and flu. Drink this when u feel a little “off”. No medicine ever tasted as good as this recipe :) *1 large cucumber *3 oranges […]

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Rhubarb compote and oatmeal

Rhubarb compote

I always thought working with rhubarb was a difficult task. the pieces are big and you don’t know what to do with it at first. But then if you actually take time to get to know more about this vegetable  (like with most things in life) you find out it is not difficult to make […]

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Brussel Sprouts- Healthy Alternative to Potato Chips

If you like to snack throughout the day, brussel sprouts are a nutritious alternative to potato chips and other tempting empty calorie carbs.  Brussel sprouts are low in calories and surprisingly higher in protein than other cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, kale and cabbage. In addition to being a good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin […]

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OYL healthy drink tasting!

Antoniette (our newest OYL contributor) and I, did a healthy drink tasting at Wholefoods with a few drinks we found. We noticed there are so many new health drinks on the market! We wondered: how do they taste, which are the “healthiest” in our opinion, and which ones are our favorites? There wasn’t really a bad […]

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