Exploring the Pacific Northwest: Delicious Food and Charming Culture Along the Coast

The exuberant northwest Pacific has volcanic landscapes, abundant orchards, and lively cities. A road trip is an ideal way to appreciate all the landscapes that made this region famous. In just a couple of days, you can experience everything from watching whales to getting to know the coffee culture and appreciating the coastal landscapes. All without getting on an airplane! What do you need? A camera, waterproof hiking boots, many layers of clothing and an instinct to venture outdoors.

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How Does the Food You Eat Affect Your Oral Health?

Did you know that tooth decay and gum disease can be prevented just by improving your diet? This shows how much your oral health is dependent upon the foods you eat. Dentists always advise against eating sugar and acidic foods as they have a huge negative effect on teeth and gums. In fact, certain foods are restricted purely for their risk of cavity-causing bacteria. Worse still, poor diet may also be one of the reasons of periodontal disease or lack of proper diet may make certain dental diseases to progress faster than they would otherwise do.  

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Top 5 Healthiest Human Foods to Feed Dogs

Puppies are treated with much care by dog owners. They provide their pets with everything they will need to live healthy lives. This includes food, shelter, walking, training, running and among others. Pet owners take a lot of care feeding their dogs as they treat them like their own kids.

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Finding Good Eats: 5 Tips for Locating the Most Authentic Local Food

One of the best ways to experience a new culture is through their food. There are so many creative twists and turns in every culture’s cuisine that exploring different menus becomes pretty exciting. The following are five tips that will help you find the next authentic, local restaurant.

Off-Tourist Path

One of the best ways to find unique and local food is to avoid tourist-friendly areas. These locations care more about surprising you with their overall look than with an authentic meal. You may find commercial-friendly foods rather than something daring, so stay away from those areas when traveling.

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10 Snacks You Need to Avoid

When you get hungry you want to eat. The problem is, most foods available are either unhealthy or processed with ingredients that add calories without energy. But that doesn’t change the fact that you need to eat something when you’re hungry between meals. These are 10 snacks that you should definitely avoid.

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Eat Right: Understanding the Benefits of Organic Food

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Organic food is everywhere today and its popularity will only grow more and more. This is all because of the proven benefits to human and animal health, but also due to the environmental advantages. The ongoing opinion that organic food is healthier is one of the main reasons for its increased demand.

However, science has come to different conclusions. Some results say that organic and non-organic foods have equal benefits to human health. On the other hand, other studies show that some organic products might be healthier like meat and milk. Nevertheless, some facts about the organic products can never be diminished nor will their benefits be insignificant.
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How Cooking Together Can Improve Your Marriage

No marriage is perfect, but sometimes the stress of raising children, paying bills, and other challenges can make being with your partner seem unbearable. With more and more couples going to divorce lawyers, it’s never been more vital for couples to find ways to rekindle their relationships. Marriage counseling might be necessary for some, but there are simple steps you can take at home to bridge the gap and rekindle the romance with your partner. While it may sound shocking at first, cooking with your spouse is an excellent way to bond with your partner.

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Pot Pie 12 Perfect Ways

Over the years I’ve served a lot of Pot Pie to my family.  It’s simply a hearty classic that the whole family enjoys. The great thing about Pot Pie is it’s how versatile it is. You can make it so many different ways, for example, have you ever considered Tamale Pot Pies

It’s time to get out of your comfort zone! We hope you’ll try some of these amazing recipes that we have compiled from our talented blogger friends. Which one will you try first? How about taking some of that leftover turkey from Thanksgiving and make Turkey Pot Pie?
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10 Sides Suitable for Any Holiday Gathering

When it comes to serving up holiday sides you have many delicious choices to make. Deciding on the perfect menu for the occasion is part of the fun of seasonal meal planning, don’t you think?

The following list features yummy ideas for things like salads and veggie dishes. Some are classics like Ambrosia Salad and Southern-Style BBQ Baked Beans… holiday favorites for generations. Others, like Pumpkin Stuffing, bring a bit of variety to the table.
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5 Delicious Ingredients to Put in Homemade Bread

Few things are more satisfying for a person who likes to cook than making homemade bread. What smells better than bread baking in the oven, or tastes better than still-warm bread slathered with sweet butter? Organic bread from a company like Klosterman Baking Company may be just the thing, but there’s a wealth of delicious ingredients that you can put in your bread just for the variety of it. Here are five of them:

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