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Refreshing Yogurt Fruit Shake
A mango lassi sounds quite exotic, but it's very simple to prepare. A mixture of fruit, yogurt, water, and ice, it's an impressive drink that can be modified to satisfy individual tastes. If my father is preparing it, he likes to add salt and buttermilk instead of yogurt. I prefer sweet and fruity lassis rather than salty lassis. Sometimes, instead of adding just water, I add a cup of delicious almond milk, which makes it uniquely mine. How will you make it uniquely yours? Serves 4 More
June is a big month for the water signs. According to astrologer Eric Francis, that’s good news for everyone, unless your only friend is a cactus (and they love water, too, just not too much of it). For a more thorough explanation of this month's astrology, see June 2013: The Most Interesting Month Since the Ocean. More
Asparagus is one of the most nutritionally well-balanced vegetables. A serving can provide up to 60 percent of the recommended daily allowance of folacin (folic acid). It's also high in fiber and low in sodium and calories, making it a great choice for healthy eating. Serves 7 Ingredients More
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by Jelaluddin Rumi
        This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they're a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of its furniture, still, treat each guest honorably. He may be clearing you out for some new delight. The dark thought, the shame, the malice, meet them at the door laughing, and invite them in. More
Chef Robert Turner shares some easy ways to use maple syrup, a favorite natural sweetener, in your everyday cooking. Each year I eagerly await for the event that signals winter is definitely turning into spring: silver tin buckets that suddenly appear hanging from the side of trees, as if woodland elves came in the night and hung a sign saying, “sweet spring is in the air.” More
Wheat Berries
Wheat berries are often sprouted and used as wheatgrass. When cooked, they make a delicious, chewy, nutty, high fiber grain. In this recipe, Robert Turner dresses up cooked wheat berries enough to make an impressive side salad for a holiday meal or a delicious main dish any time of the year.     More

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