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November 24, 2021

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Healthy Recipes

Sweet & Zesty Creamy Dijon Dressing

This will make enough for a large salad…and you can never have enough salad! This is a super easy dressing that once you make a couple of times, it’ll fast become a staple. Also, it’s vegan! INGREDIENTS 2 cloves of garlic 2 Tbsps of maple syrup 1 Tbsp of tahini (crushed sesame seeds) 2 large Tbsps of Dijon mustard Pepper to taste DIRECTIONS 1. Add all ingredients to small blender or food processor and pulse until thickly blended. 2. Add on top of or toss into salad. This would go great with our Alfredo pasta recipe here.

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The best mushrooms for good health

Whether cooked or in powdered form, many mushrooms can give good health benefits. Here’s our list of the best mushrooms for your health as provided by nutritionist Tawnya Ritco. You can incorporate them into recipes from soups to stews or sandwiches or find them in pill and powder form from good retailers. Sun mushroom (Agaricus blazei) Agaricus has long been recognized for its ability to galvanize immune response, reduce both physical and mental stress and help the body to detoxify. It also possesses powerful anti-inflammatory action. Red Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum) The Red Reishi mushroom has long been known in traditional Chinese medicine as the mushroom of immortality—a claim that’s been backed up by scientists who have found that it increases longevity in mice and may possibly do the same for humans. It supports bet- ter sleep, helps with calming and de-stressing the body and supports the immune system. Maitake (Grifola frondosa) A powerful antioxidant, Maitake— or

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