The Benefits of Strawberries

Are you ready for all the delicious ways you can add strawberries to your recipes. Strawberries are considered on of the healthiest fruits.

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Cabbage is a Superfood

I’m sure you’ve heard the term “superfood” and maybe you’re tired of hearing that word, because now it seems like everything is getting labeled a superfood.  So, what does it take to get that label? The definition of superfood is a food that is rich in compounds (such as antioxidants, fiber or fatty acids) considered…

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Know Your Greens

Whether you sneak leafy greens into a smoothie or pile them in a bowl to create the perfect salad, leafy greens offer loads of benefits. Here’s how they keep you healthy: Vitamins and Minerals Leafy greens are extremely high in a variety of vitamins and minerals, including the following. Vitamin K Can help prevent osteoporosis…

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Five Essential Nutrients for Sleep

Sleep is absolutely essential for our well-being. That is painfully obvious to me in the last couple days as we have had to change our clocks due to Day Light Savings mandate.  It has made me stop and think of all the reasons we should make sleep a priority. How Much Sleep Do I Need?…

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The Healing Power of Turmeric

Instead of taking multiple anti-inflammatory drugs on a daily basis nature gave turmeric with powerful healing powers and excellent relief for inflammation. Turmeric’s a

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Putting Out the Fire of Inflammation

Heart Disease. Cancer. Obesity. Diabetes. Arthritis. Autoimmune disease. Stroke. Together these diseases represent close to 80% of all deaths in Western Civilization.  So I ask, what do they all have in common? Inflammation!  Not the big obvious kind like when you sprain your ankle or jam your finger. We’re talking about the smoldering, low-level, chronic…

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Freezing Peaches

I love to freeze the abundance from my peach trees so that I can enjoy peaches in my smoothies and baking all throughout the winter and spring seasons. I learned the hard way one year how not to freeze peaches and ended up with a giant brick of peaches that I needed to chisel apart…

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Sprouts- Tiny plants with giant nutrition

Sprouting in your kitchen is like having a nutrient rich mini garden in the house year round. Sprouts are baby plants in their prime. During this stage they actually have a greater concentration of proteins, vitamins, minerals and enzymes then at any other point in the plant’s lifecycle. Sprouts are easy to grow. All you need to do is provide the right conditions and let them do their thing.

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Magnesium- an essential element

About 80 percent of Americans have a magnesium deficiency and most of them don’t even know it.

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What is a Plantain?

Plantains are a member of the banana family. They are starchy, lower in sugar and must be cooked before serving as they are unsuitable raw. Plantains are used in many savory dishes somewhat like a potato would be used and are usually fried or baked.

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