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Category Archives: Food

How to Make Lactofermented Green Tomatoes

{Please extend a warm welcome to my dear friend (and affiliate partner) Lisa from Lisa’s Counter Culture. Lisa and I have been friends for several years now and she is a go-to fermenting resource for me and was a BIG help when I first started learning how to ferment anaerobically. She’s sharing a delicious recipe for […]

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6 Surprising Facts About This Favorite Summertime Fruit

Who doesn’t love watermelon? I know I love it and it’s one of my favorite summertime treats. I don’t eat a lot of it, since I do try to keep my overall sugar intake on the lower side, but it is nice to indulge at the height of the season and soothe that craving from […]

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Stevia – A Natural Sweetener With Proven Health Benefits

{Today’s article on stevia comes from Kris Gunnars, author of the Authority Nutrition website. I know that stevia is a topic of hot debate in the real food world. It seems you either love it or you hate it. I love it and it is one of the only sweeteners I use. Granted, I don’t eat a […]

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5 Signs You May Have Hidden Food Sensitivities

Food sensitivities are a hot and controversial topic these days. Conventional medicine barely recognizes the idea that food sensitivities exist and may play a role in chronic health conditions. While gluten sensitivity is now recognized as a real health condition, there are still many health care professionals that don’t believe food plays a role in many […]

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Composting Made Easy — Even for City Dwellers

{This article is shared today with permission from Dr. Mercola. Composting is something that I have wanted to do for some time now, but I just don’t have much space where we live. Dr. Mercola offers some great tips and tricks in this post for how to get started composting, no matter where you live. […]

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