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Food Facts

What is Millet, How To Cook Millet Seeds, and How To Use Millet Flour

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If you’ve ever purchased bird seed mixes then you’ve certainly noticed a tiny yellow seed mixed in. This is millet, and it isn’t just bird food, it’s a delicious seed humans can also enjoy. Technically speaking millet is “…a group of highly variable small-seeded grasses, widely grown around the world as cereal crops or grains […]

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18 Oyster Mushrooms Facts and 18 Ways To Cook Them

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Mushroom season is upon us and today I’d like to highlight one of my favourites, oyster mushrooms. Enjoy the facts and all of the delicious ways to cook them! • First cultivated in Germany to help feed people during World War I • Are also known as Oyster Shelf, Straw Mushroom, Tree Oyster, Hiratake and […]

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Fish Fillets with Epazote Leaves, Onion and Habanero Peppers + All About Epazote

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Today I have another super simple meal to share with you: Fish fillets cooked with sautéed epazote leaves, onion and habanero peppers. Before we get to the recipe I’d like to introduce you to epazote. Epazote is an aromatic herb used in Mexican cooking with a very distinct scent and taste. You may know this […]

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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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