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Hemp Health Benefits and 17 Delicious Hemp Recipes

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Hemp. Now before your mind starts imagining people in dreadlocks smoking a “cigarette” which leaves them both happy and hungry, please read on. To give you a very simple explanation: In Medieval Europe, hemp meant fibre, but in the 1930s the US Bureau of Narcotics started using it to describe all forms of Cannabis or […]

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24 Cilantro Facts You Need To Know

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• Cilantro is also known as coriander or Chinese parsley. • The word cilantro is Spanish for coriander and is what we call the leaves and plant in the Americas; The seeds are referred to as coriander. In the rest of the world coriander is what the leaves/plant are called. • It comes from southern […]

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All About Acorn Flour

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Today I have a very special flour to share with you, acorn flour. Yes, that’s right, acorn as in the nuts squirrels eat. Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0 Acorns are the nutrient rich nuts of oak trees. They have large amounts of protein, carbohydrates, fats, phosphorus, niacin and are a good source of […]

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24 Egg Facts & 12 Ways To Cook Them

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Eggs, the little ovoid shaped food everyone loves. Everyone loves them, right? I’ve never met anybody that didn’t. Eaten by all peoples of the World in an astounding number of variations. Today I’d like to honor them in this special post with facts and recipe ideas. Enjoy and I hope you pick up a new […]

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10 Facts About Red Radishes and 10 Peppery Ways To Eat Them

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Red, rounded, crunchy, crisp, and slightly piquant. I love red radishes, don’t you? Growing up they were always on my mother’s table, served on top of her home cooked pozole or as a topping to the countless other Mexican dishes she prepared for the family. I’ve continued doing the same for my kitchen and family. […]

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Sunday Snapshots: Shades of Plums and Plum Facts

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These vibrant, sweet, juicy plums were my muse this week. They were not only fun to eat but also to photograph. You might notice the eggplant in the background. My local green grocer had these tiny little eggplants and I just had to buy them, but more on them another time. Today we are going […]

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E.Coli : What You Should Know and How To Protect Yourself

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Tweet Over the past few weeks, Europe and particularly northern Germany has had an E. Coli outbreak that has killed 35 and infected over 3,000 people. There have been other E. Coli cases reported around Europe but the worst has been seen in northern Germany. The initial reports were that cucumbers imported from Spain, could […]

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