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Nutritious, Delicious, and Filling: How to Make Yo...

I’ve had mixed success with tomatoes this season. My heirloom tomatoes I grew from seed have produced “meh,”  (good but not prolifi...
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Delicious Zucchini Spaghetti with Fresh Pesto

I’m so excited that my yellow crookneck squash is producing like gangbusters, because I’m loving being able to create delicious spaghetti-...
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Green Apple Smoothie Recipe Plus Giveaway!

The green apples on our tree have matured early this year due to the global-warming trend that only seems to be affecting California.  I’m lovi...
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Health Trivia: Why Every Cook Should Be Growing To...

Yesterday I was cooking my famous honey-lavender chicken, which calls for searing fat-filled chicken thighs in a cast iron skillet, and got a hot grea...
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Cucumber Season Means Home Made Pickles!

I like cucumbers as much as the next person, but too much of anything is just…to much. I’m very, VERY new to the world of canning and pres...
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Low Carb, Hight Nutrition: Roasted Carrot and Leek...

My beauty garden is going strong and the carrots and leeks I’ve been growing are ready to harvest. I’ve been trying to think of creative r...
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Just As Good as Hair Vitamins: Why You Should Be (...

I planted cabbage for the first time in the late fall, unsure what those little dark-brown seeds would actually amount to anything. I usually skip cab...
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12 Proven Benefits for Eating an Apple a Day…...

The U.S. Apple Association just provided this useful reminder of how amazing apples are to your health. Remember, opt for organic apples because of th...
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Yummy Paleo Brownies for Weekend Barbecue!

When I decided to give paleo the old college try, I thought my beloved Kitchenaid mixer was doomed to go into early retirement. I’d made so many...
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Baked Chicken with Rosemary, Fig and Mushroom Sauc...

I’ve always liked figs. It’s like the perfect combo of sweet, squishy and crunchy. One day I was eating my once-daily ration and thought, ...
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Sweet and Paleo-Friendly Honey Roasted Carrots

  Yesterday on my way to visit my Mother for Mom’s Day, I noticed something strange about my feet when I reached down to slather lotion on ...
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Paleo-riffic Sweet Potato Noodles with Crispy Sage

  I’m growing two types of organic sage leaves in my garden along my fence in order to save room for bigger plants. I’ve been using i...
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One of the Easiest (and Healthiest) Vegetables to ...

I realize that not everyone is like me when it comes to gardening. While I’m out in the patio with my coffee first thing in the morning to polli...
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Photos, Cursed Wind, and ‘The Babster’...

Okay before I start does anyone besides me think this looks like an erect, miniature part of the male anatomy? Well…it is a cucumber… Anyh...
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