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HASSELBACK ZUCCHINI

Excellent presentation… not to mention… delicious!!

http://myfridgefood.com/recipes/salads-and-sides/hasselback-zucchini

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Health Benefits of Wheatgrass

Wheatgrass is a tried-and-true ingredient in smoothies and juicing regimens. It’s almost automatic to throw it in with those other healthy ingredients you use to boost your strength, energy and your immune system. You’ll find plenty of it at your health food store, in tablet, liquid or powder form. But have to stopped to think about why you’re putting it in your drink and what it’s actually doing for you?

http://ecowatch.com/2014/12/10/health-benefits-wheatgrass/


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HOW TO WHITEN TEETH NATURALLY: 3 DIY SPARKLING SMILE RECIPES

There are many products out there that can help you achieve whiter teeth, but they tend to be too harsh and can actually compromise oral health. Do you know how to whiten teeth naturally? You actually don’t need toothpaste to get the job done.

http://ecosalon.com/how-to-whiten-teeth-naturally-3-diy-sparkling-smile-recipes/


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How a McDonald’s Restaurant Spawned the Slow Food Movement

TIME

When Italy’s first McDonald’s franchise opened at the heart of Rome in 1986, the opposition came from all angles. Officials said it didn’t have the right construction permits; celebrities called it the “Americanization of Italy”; politicians said it ruined a historic center; neighbors said it was noisy and its odor unbearable; thousands of people rallied outside the location in the Piazza di Spagna.

One of the opponents, an Italian journalist named Carlo Petrini, took a novel approach by handing out plates of penne to the protesters.

“I was alarmed by the culturally homogenizing nature of fast food,” Petrini told TIME years later, in the magazine May 17, 1999, issue.

The McDonald’s franchise, said at the time to be the world’s largest, remained — but Petrini’s grievances would extend far beyond the Piazza di Spagna. He established the Slow Food association that year, aiming to protect traditional foods…

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Sustainability on the rise in restaurants

A growing number of restaurant chains are adopting sustainability practices as concerns over animal welfare and environmental impact become increasingly important to consumers, particularly women and higher earners, according to a new report from Packaged Facts.

http://www.meatpoultry.com/articles/news_home/Trends/2014/11/Sustainability_on_the_rise_in.aspx?ID=%7B237E8E03-E05D-46A3-B870-403D9E7F4A14%7D&cck=1