LATEST NEWS FROM THE VALLEY

August 25, 2016

Protein-Packed School Lunch Ideas

Parents, it’s that time of year again…back-to-school! And you know what that means: loads of lunchbox planning ahead. Week one might feel like a breeze with all of the different cold-cut combos, but by the time the leaves start changing, many of us are scrambling to come up with new lunch ideas. This year, ease … Continued

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August 8, 2016

Easy Natural Homemade Body Scrubs

One of the best parts of summer is soaking up the sun. However, it’s no surprise that the harsh heat can come with some drawbacks, namely dry skin. Before running to the drugstore for an exfoliating scrub, think twice! Most over-the-counter products are loaded with chemicals. And after all, taking care of your body isn’t … Continued

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July 25, 2016

6 Healthy Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

Nothing “screams” summer more than a cool, creamy scoop of ice cream. It may be tempting to run to the store and grab a pint— but the truth is, you’ll just be getting a bunch of unhealthy fat and refined sugar. Lucky for you, it’s possible to make easy-peasy, guiltless ice cream right in the … Continued

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July 11, 2016

Healthy Grilling Recipes

Summer is in full swing, and you know what that means— sunshine, swimming, and of course, tons of grilling! Aside from being fun, grilling is one of the best methods to prepare lean meals. Skip the typical burgers and dogs and the grill can offer an infinite range of healthy options! Here are 7 wholesome, … Continued

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June 30, 2016

6 Tips to Stay in Shape While Traveling

To most of us, summer is an opportunity to travel — explore new places, vacation with family and friends, or even have some “me time” in a tropical destination. Just because you’re taking a break from your normal routine doesn’t mean you have to ditch your healthy habits too. The good news is that you … Continued

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June 9, 2016

Father’s Day Gift Guide to a Happier, Healthier Dad

Your dad has done so much for you throughout your life – protected you from the scary monsters under your bed, made you laugh on your tough days, and most importantly, loved you unconditionally. Why repay him with another tie or coffee mug? This year, show dad how much you truly appreciate him by giving … Continued

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June 3, 2016

Sweet Summer Corn Recipes

With summer just around the corner, there is perhaps no vegetable more refreshing and versatile than corn. It can be used as the perfect accent to any dish from tasty appetizers to hearty entrees. And while we’d all love to take a daily trip down to the farmer’s market to grab fresh corn and produce, … Continued

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May 19, 2016

Tips on How to Live an Organic Lifestyle

So many of the foods we eat and products we use on a daily basis can be loaded with chemicals, preservatives or pesticides that can be harmful to our health and the world around us. That’s why choosing to go organic can not only benefit you, but the environment as well. Whether your goal is … Continued

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April 25, 2016

Delicious Recipes for Sweet Peas

Spring has finally broken its way through the winter winds, and that means our favorite little vegetables are finally back in season. To help fill your warmer months with delicious eats, we’ve compiled a list of meals that incorporate this specialty of ours — high in vitamin-C, protein packed, antioxidant-rich sweet peas! Vegan Mac & … Continued

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April 14, 2016

Activities to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is the perfect time to raise awareness of the importance of preserving our planet and protecting its finite resources. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of fun, eco- friendly ways for you to celebrate with your family and help our environment on April 22 and year-round. Go for a Hike One way to … Continued

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