energy drinks vegan

Are Energy Drinks Vegan

This is an article about the ingredients in energy drinks and whether they are suitable for a vegan diet. I want to explain what I mean when I say ‘vegan’. Basically, a vegan is someone who does not eat or use any animal products. That means no meat, fish, dairy, or eggs. So why do …

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ube vs taro

Ube vs Taro: What’s the Difference?

Ube or taro? Both are tubers, and they have similar colors, but there is a big difference between the two. Ube is from the  Persea genus of flowering plants in the mulberry family, while taro comes from Colocasia esculentum, which belongs to the arum family. What is Ube First off, let’s talk about ube. Ube …

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varieties of pecans

Varieties of Pecans

Although it might come as something of a surprise if you count both wild varieties of pecans and cultivars that have been developed by man, there are over 1,000 types of pecans currently in existence, and more are being worked on by horticulturists even as you read these words. Botanically, the pecan tree (Carya illinoinensis) …

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can you freeze cream cheese

Can You Freeze Cream Cheese

We all know how cream cheese can be expensive to buy at times. If you want to buy the cream cheese in bulk packaging or for multiple servings, the question is: can you freeze cream cheese? The answer is a resounding “yes” to this question but there are specific steps that you must follow in …

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different types of avocados

12 Different Types of Avocados

While it has been a popular fruit for decades – primarily as the basic component in guacamole and other dips – the avocado has undergone a surge of popularity in recent years; so much so that there are actual avocado shortages from time to time. Its relatively recent designation (at least for marketing purposes) as …

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different types of green onions

Different Types of Green Onions

While not a particularly important crop commercially or economically in most parts of the world (and certainly nowhere near as widely cultivated as bulb or ‘standard’ onions), green onions are grown on every continent with the exception of Antarctica and are a favorite component of many and varied cuisines. They are most widely used in …

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153 Foods That Start With A

There are many foods that start with the letter A. Some of them you probably haven’t even heard of. Check out this below list of foods that start with A. Foods That Start with A 1) Abacha Abacha is an oilseed from an African plant. 2) Agbalumo Agbalumo (Nigeria fruit made of grated cassava and …

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