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8-tips-save-money-groceries

The average family’s grocery bill is usually one of the higher numbers on the family budget. There can be an enormous difference in what each family spends on their groceries, depending on many factors, such as whether they buy organic, kosher, Gluten free, more meat, etc.The good news is that this allows for a large amount of savings if we decide to be frugal with our shopping. Following a few simple tips will have you well on your way to saving a few bucks.1.) Make a meal plan. You’ll know exactly what you need from the…

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eating-low-food-chain-vegetarianism

VegetarianismThis is an explosive trend. Some people chose to become vegetarian because of health issues, animal right issues or they simply don’t enjoy the taste of meat. There are several types of vegetarians which include semi-vegetarians, who still eat semi-vegetarians and all animal products in small amounts. These type of vegetarians usually eat this way because of a health problem such as high blood pressure, obesity or heart disease. Lactovegetarians don’t eat any meat but include dairy products and eggs in their diet, this is the most common type of vegetarian in Western cultures.There…

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salad-recipe-people-hate-salads

If you’re like me, salad just doesn’t excite you too much. I have tried to get on the salad bandwagon… I mean there are so many health benefits to a good salad filled with veggies, protein, and leafy greens. But to me, they just usually aren’t too delicious. More often than not, I find that either the dressing is soaking only one spot or I’m only eating the goat cheese (oops) and so on…So, I decided I needed to come up with a good salad recipe that both satisfies, tastes delicious, and mixes in health…

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healthy-smoothie-fitness-goals

Smoothies are our go-to food for busy days. We love the smoothness of it and the refreshing taste. Moreover, it is healthy and good for you. At designed life, we are all about living a healthy life and having fun while doing it. We will share recipes of our juices, and smoothies with you.We are paying homage to the almighty Pineapple, Banana, Orange Smoothie, it is tropical, sweet, a little tart but definitely a great start to a busy day or an option after a long workout.Ingredients 1 pound of fresh pineapple chunks we use 3 cups…

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fresh-healthy-fitness-broccoli-pie-basil

Spring is here, and its time to indulge in fresh and healthy recipes to get your body ready for the summer. This recipe its fresh and simply decadent.Broccoli Basil Quiche 1 pie pan lined with pie dough (prepared from scratch or store-bought) 1 cup finely diced broccoli 2 scallions, chopped1 cup shredded cheddar or Gruyere cheese1 tablespoon flour3 eggs, lightly beaten (or equivalent egg-substitute)1 cup half-and-half, heavy cream, or milk2 tablespoons fresh basil, or to taste1 clove garlic, minced1/4 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon pepperHeat oven…

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