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It’s very satisfying to make your own food coloring out of natural ingredients.  It’s also educational for children to see how people used to get color out of fruits and vegetables.  Not everything has to come pre-bottled from a factory! Since Valentine’s Day is coming soon, today I’ll explain how to make red and pink...
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This dish was inspired by a beet soup recipe I found on the internet.  I didn’t have all the ingredients for the soup, so I adjusted the recipe and made this wonderful side dish!  Boy was it yummy!   Heavenly Beet Puree I Bunch of Fresh Beets 1/2 Lemon ...
What a great idea: Edible Schoolyards, where children help create gardens and take part in a kitchen classroom. “Students participate in all aspects of growing, harvesting, and preparing nutritious, seasonal produce”. Perhaps this is part of the answer to instilling a love of healthy food in kids… get them involved in growing and making their...
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Cabbage is a nice, inexpensive vegetable to buy in these difficult economic times. What’s more – it full of nutritious vitamins and antioxidants. It’s one of the cruciferous vegetables that’s been found to be so important for your health. This past weekend I made my mother’s recipe for Cole Slaw that I grew up...
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I mentioned in my last blog post how we belong to a CSA (Community Sponsored Agriculture). We get less expensive organic vegetables that come from a farm that day. We get whatever vegetables come in each week – there’s a little choice sometimes – but to a large extent – we get whatever’s...
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The other day I discussed one way to help decide whether or not to buy organic food for your family – selectively buying organic produce based on which fruits and vegetables have tested high in pesticides. Another good idea is to see if there are any organic farmer markets, food co-ops or CSA’s in your area....
Deciding whether or not to buy organic food for your family is a harder question in today’s economic climate, where people are worried about job security. One answer is to selectively buy organic. Specifically seek out organic produce based on which foods have the highest levels of pesticides on them. The not-for-profit Environmental Working...
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