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DIY Ultra-Hydrating Hair Mask

By Paige Schilt, August 18, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

Ingredients for DIY Ultra-Hydrating Hair Mask

If you’re blessed with naturally curly hair, sometimes your locks need a little extra love. Maybe heat and humidity have made your ends go frizzy? Perhaps color treatments or frequent washing have wreaked havoc on your hair cuticle, the outermost protective layer of your hair?

We asked Rose Hyde to help us with a hydrating hair mask recipe that you can whip up at home. Rose is an ethnobotanist and co-founder of Alaffia, a remarkable company committed to empowering communities and sharing African women’s knowledge about traditional body care ingredients...

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Peanut and Nut Butter Alternatives + How to Make Sunflower Seed Butter

By Alana Sugar, August 17, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Chocolate Buckeye Candies

When I was child, there was no such thing as nut or soy nut or seed butter at the local grocery store. There was peanut butter or there was nothing. Although allergies to peanuts (a legume) and tree nuts were seemingly not as common as today, there were no alternatives to peanut butter, and no yummy recipes like Chocolate Buckeye Candies made with sunflower seed butter for children (and adults) with peanut or tree nut allergies who were missing out.

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, August 16, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

All too soon we’ll be back to organizing meals around the after-school flurry of extracurriculars and homework, but we’re not quite ready to give up on summer yet! To help you serve dinner without fuss and ease into fall, we’ve collected recipes for every night of the week.

Chicken Burgers with Corn Relish

Chicken Burgers with Corn Relish

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How to Cut Carrots 4 Ways

By Allison Burch, August 14, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Allison Burch

While we can’t confirm that carrots help you see in the dark, we can corroborate that they’ll improve your meals. Stir-fried, steamed, roasted or raw, slightly sweet carrots are a must for meals and snacks. Here are step-by-step instructions for basic carrot cuts — plus, one secret chef’s cut! 

What's your favorite carrot cut?

9 Easy Breakfasts That Are Healthy Too

By Megan Myers, August 13, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Slow Cooker Honey-Vanilla Multigrain Hot Cereal

Slow Cooker Honey-Vanilla Multigrain Hot Cereal

Getting everyone out the door on time can be a struggle. Grabbing important papers, getting dressed, making sure the kids brush their teeth, packing lunches — it all adds up. And of course you can’t forget about breakfast!

Ensuring your family has a good breakfast each morning helps them be able to focus until lunchtime, and keeps us...

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