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Salad dressings are easy!

For most of us, when we want to eat healthier, automatically add large salads as an easy way to include a variety of vegetables in our diet. This is an admirable task, especially when one goes beyond including salad basics, … Continue reading

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The campaign against GMO foods

The fight against GMO crops and food has been on our radar for a while, but has recently heated up significantly with Proposition 37 being added to this November’s ballot in California. Those of us who live outside of California … Continue reading

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Cold weather cooking

When the weather changes and temperatures start dipping, we tend to gravitate towards comfort foods and meals that stick to our ribs in the cold winter months: soups, stews, and casseroles. I generally try and avoid turning on my oven … Continue reading

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From around the web

It’s time for another post with articles on subjects you may have missed the first time they were published. In this day and age when making the choice to eat local is important to so many of us, here is … Continue reading

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The most highly sprayed produce

We have mentioned before the importance of organic food.  But did you know that some foods are worse than others?  According to the Environmental Working Group, the twelve vegetables most heavily sprayed with pesticide are:

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The Price of Organic

One of the most frequent arguments against buying organic that we hear is that it is too expensive.  Yes, you will pay a small premium, but you pay for what you get.  Plus, with a little bit of planning, you … Continue reading

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Support Organic Food Sources

Recently, the USDA has quietly made a couple changes to the regulations regarding certain genetically modified crops, specifically GM sugar beets and GM alfalfa.  This poses a very serious problem for organic farmers because of the issues surrounding cross pollination.  … Continue reading

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