kale

Crazy for Kale: Recipes to Try

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In recent years, kale took the culinary world by storm. Now almost everyone has heard of this green, leafy vegetable that seemed earn its own bin on salad bars overnight, right next to the spinach and romaine. Kale is praised for its nutrient density and crunchy texture. In just one cup of raw kale, you get 206% of your daily value of Vitamin A, …

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Check Out the Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Waldorf

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If you didn’t already know, October is National Vegetarian Month. In order to commemorate this health-conscious, environmentally-friendly celebration, we made a list of the best  vegetarian restaurants in Waldorf. These local gems have something for not only vegetarians, but also meat lovers in the group! Everyone can dine happy. Thai Palace MD 2732 Crain Hwy, Waldorf, MD 20601 Are you a fan …

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Holy Guacamole Day!

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September 16th is National Guacamole Day. The famous dip is present at many football parties and get-togethers. But do you know the origin of this popular dish? Avocados, the main ingredient in guacamole, come from South Central Mexico. In fact, the word “guacamole” comes from the language spoken by the Aztec civilization – Nahuatl – and translates directly to “avocado sauce.” …

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Celebrate National Watermelon Day

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National Watermelon Day is on Friday, August 3rd this year. To learn more about this summery, beautiful fruit that is 92% water, keep reading! Watermelons were first cultivated in the Nile River Valley, and seeds of the fruit have been discovered in the tombs of ancient Egyptian pharaohs. Today, there are over 1200 different varieties of the crop that range drastically in …

kombucha

Kombucha: Fruity, Fizzy, Healthy

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Have you heard of the popular drink, kombucha? If your health enthusiast friends forgot to tell you about it, keep reading to learn about this sweet, fizzy new craze. What is Kombucha? Kombucha is a type of fermented tea, usually made with sweetened black or green tea and infused with a variety of flavors. While the origins of the drink are unclear, most …

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What is Thrive Market & Why You Should Try It

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Are you tired of paying ridiculous prices for quality food and health products? Do you find yourself giving up on a healthy lifestyle because of the cost? If you answered yes to either of those questions, you should check out Thrive Market. What is Thrive Market? Thrive Market is an online grocery store that allows members to buy high quality, natural, …

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Fourth of July Cookout Menu

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The Fourth of July is right around the corner. In addition to firework displays, many people also associate celebrating the Fourth with gathering family and friends for a cookout. In case you need ideas of what to make, here is a tried and true Fourth of July cookout menu that’s sure to please. Hot Dogs & Hamburgers Ask everyone to …

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Microbreweries Near Waldorf, Maryland

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Microbreweries are on the rise, but how do they differ from the traditional brewery? By looking at the word itself and the usage of “micro,” it’s quite apparent that a microbrewery is just smaller than a traditional brewery. If you look at major brewers such as Anheuser-Busch or Heineken, those are huge companies that produce millions of bottles of beer …

best potluck dishes

Best Potluck Dishes

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Potluck dinners are a great opportunity to socialize with friends and family without too much responsibility falling on one person. While the main focus is always spending time with people you care about, it’s also an unspoken, low-key competition to see whose dish is the favorite. Going home with an empty dish from a potluck means you won. So what are …

green desserts for st. patricks day

Green Desserts for St. Patrick’s Day

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With St. Patrick’s Day less than a week away, it’s time to whip out the green food coloring. Try these green desserts as a treat for your family, roommates, or any St. Patrick’s Day gathering. They’re sure to have everyone feeling like it’s they’re lucky day! St. Patrick’s Day Mint Shakes This delicious milkshake is ready in 5 minutes. Use peppermint schnapps …