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Jackfruit Guide

What is jackfruit? Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) is a tree species belonging to the fig, breadfruit, and mulberry family called Moraceae. Native to southwest India, the jackfruit tree grows well in tropical areas, though it these days becomes increasingly available in other parts of the world, including the United States. The fruit of jackfruit trees is unusually large, sometimes reaching as much as 100 pounds in weight and even more. Jackfruit has a sweet flavor that…

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Black Garlic Guides

The ultimate Black Garlic FAQ

What is Black Garlic? Black Garlic in the simplest term is a type of garlic which has been aged making it black by the process of fermentation. Black Garlic first appeared in the Asian Continent more specifically in Korea, and it was used as a food ingredient in their Cuisines and also used as a Health Product. Before Black Garlic was developed, Garlic was still extensively used as a medicine in virtually every era of…

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My Recipe for Amazing Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

These chocolate chip cookies are cruelty free-but they’re so delicious no one will be able to tell the difference. The secret is in using high quality vegan butter in the cookies (many vegan recipes substitute oil, which results in oily as opposed to rich cookies) and in the egg replacer, which enables the cookies to be fluffy instead of crisp. Ingredients 2 ¼ cup unbleached flour 1 tsp baking powder or baking soda ½ tsp…

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Spicy Low Fat French Cuisine for Restricted Diets: Dairy, Egg and Chemical Free Recipe

Liver cleansing recipes can seem difficult to find with all the restrictions on eggs, dairy, red meat and chicken as well as all the chemicals and other additives. If we look to other cultures for ideas we may be surprised at exactly how much variety is available for those on restricted diets. French cuisine is not something we would normally associate with dieting since it is renowned for being very rich and decadent. However towards…

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How to be a low carb vegan

Low carb diets are not merely fads, if done properly they can be a part of a very healthy lifestyle that can not only control your weight but provide you with steady energy levels, clearer skin and a healthier body. That being said, what if you want to try a low carb lifestyle but believe you can’t because you eat a vegan (plant only) diet? Well, think again. I can show you just how you…

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Recipes for world vegetarians day

Yes, there is such a holiday as World Vegetarian Day. The holiday is observed annually on October 1st by vegetarians from all over the world. Worldwide, many people are deciding to eat more vegetarian plant-based meals for health reasons, as well as for environmental and ethical reasons. But deciding to eat vegetarian often means making some changes to old familiar recipes that aren’t particularly vegan or vegetarian in composition. Here are 2 original vegetarian recipes…

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What do vegans eat anyway?

I’ve chosen to follow a vegan diet (usually pronounced vee-gun). After much research, I found this way of eating to be the most healthy and rewarding. According to vegan-info.com, a vegan is strict vegetarian who avoids meat, dairy, eggs, and as far as possible, all forms of cruelty to animals in their diet and lifestyle.

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