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Is chocolate vegan?

If you’re thinking about switching to an animal-free diet, there’s one question in particular that stands out: is chocolate vegan? Because while some people can’t imagine life without gouda or breakfast sans bacon, we know there are more than a few of you who wouldn’t dare commit to anything that stood in between you and your chocolate fix. So if [...]

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A wintergreen essential oil recipe for headache relief

You’re most likely used to seeing wintergreen essential oil as an ingredient in breath fresheners like gum, toothpaste, and yummy organic Wintergreen mints. This isn’t surprising since oil of wintergreen’s sweet, minty flavor provides a powerful punch to halitosis. But in addition to keeping mouths ultra-fresh and kissable, wintergreen essential oil recipes have been used medicinally for hundreds of years to [...]

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An easy, fast, healthy and fluffy pancake recipe

When you envision what you’re going to make for your wholesome weekend breakfast, deliciously fluffy pancakes probably aren’t the first thing that come to mind. When sugar and carbs are the top two things on your list of foods to avoid like the plague, it’s easy to delete pancakes from the breakfast roster. But before you go and make [...]

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VerMints are gluten free, yes. But did you know this?

OUR MINTS ARE THE REAL DEAL The latin word ver means “truth” or “true”, so VerMints literally translates as true mints. And this is no coincidence. Our healthy mints are made only of natural, organic ingredients. Not only that, VerMints are free of soy and nuts and they’re entirely vegan, gluten free, non-GMO, and kosher. To top it off, our fresh [...]

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5 ideas for outdoor family outings on the cheap

Spending quality time with your loved ones is important, but planning fun things to do on family outings can be exhausting and expensive, especially in the winter. So we put on our family activities thinking caps and knocked out this rad list of cold weather fresh n’ fun things to do this weekend — on the cheap!This list is short, [...]

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Healthy happy living starts in Abbey's Kitchen

It’s no secret that folks with a penchant for healthy livin’ light us up .  So when we stumbled upon Abbey Sharp, the wild, boldly honest, uber-creative light and Registered Dietitian behind abbeyskitchen.com, we fell hard. She is THE coolest. And not just because we envy her wardrobe. This savvy food and nutrition expert has all sorts of layers. “I’m considered a unique [...]

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Our favorite gluten free fondue recipe to top off your day of skiing

The best thing about gluten free fondue is that it sounds oh so fancy but it’s actually super simple to make. And after a long day on the slopes, it’s important to relax and treat yourself with something special. And easy. We can’t stress the easy part enough! The second best thing about gluten free fondue is that it tastes [...]

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Our #1 gluten free hot chocolate (and gluten free marshmallow) recipe

After a long day of outdoor winter fun in the snow, nothing beats warming up with a fresh mug of gluten free hot chocolate. That’s right — this rich, creamy, soul-warming recipe is completely, 100 per cent gluten free. Even the marshmallows! Oh, and did we mention that it’s also entirely delicious?Gluten free diets raise a lot of important questions. [...]

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12 motivational memes to inspire a #mintyfreshlife

Work life balance quotes have the power to remind you to stop, smell the roses, and infuse a little “you time” in every single day. Steve Jobs quotes help keep you dream big while staying focused. Whether you’re looking for a little daily self-love or motivation to get your butt to the gym, our collection of motivational memes [...]

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5 Easy Gluten Free Cinnamon Roll Recipes

Cinnamon rolls are one of those sweet n’ spicy treats that everybody loves — even those who live a gluten free lifestyle. And because we don’t subscribe to the idea of living without your favorite things, we’ve put together a short list of easy-to-make gluten free cinnamon roll recipes. We’ve even included a vegan recipe, because when it comes [...]

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