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Discover that Dandelions are not weeds. They are beautiful flowers, herbs, and food.

It’s that time of year again when commercials for gardening, home improvement, and weed killing are widespread. Currently, a TV commercial is airing that highlights how to deal with those “pesky dandelions”. I beg to differ, and that is what has inspired this post.

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Buying & Taking Supplements Series #9-12. Be mindful and educated about vitamins.

9. Be mindful to follow recommended doses. Especially when the product has iron, or vitamin A. Vitamin A in the form of anything besides beta carotene, the form of vitamin A found in food, can be toxic at high doses.

10. Choose a B Complex over a single B. If you read or hear something great about one of the B vitamins and are compelled to go out and purchase it, buy a B Complex instead. This will give you a daily balance of all of the B vitamins, which work together synergistically in your body. This will help prevent any imbalances from occurring in the long run.

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Food choices determine energy reserves. A shopping list of high energy foods.

Are you feeling like you could have more energy? Life is busy and there’s one thing we can truly control – what food we put into our bodies. When your schedule gets crazy try to focus on what you are consuming. Food is fuel, so your food choices are extremely important.

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Maple-Glazed Tarragon Carrots made with Coconut Oil

This recipe is fun, simple and tastes great! It works year-round! Fresh carrots from your summer garden, to a quick hearty side dish at Thanksgiving, you can’t go wrong. Normally, I do not like cooked carrots but this one does the trick for me! I leave the tarragon out when serving to my daughter. This dish will offer a healthy dose of natural Vitamin A, and a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Folate, Pantothenic Acid, Iron, Potassium, Copper, Dietary Fiber, Vitamin K and Manganese. Enjoy!

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Vegan Banana Amaranth Muffins. Complete Protein & High in Iron.

Vegan Banana Amaranth Muffins

Amaranth is an ancient grain similar to quinoa, and was used by the Aztecs for centuries. It is gluten free and is considered a complete protein. It also has a larger amount of the amino acid Lysine than most other grains do. It is an excellent source of fiber, iron, magnesium, and calcium. It has a very unique, nutty flavor that goes well with the banana in these vegan banana amaranth muffins.

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