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Why You Should Grow Your Salad Greens at Home

Have you dreamed of growing gourmet salad greens in your home garden? It's easier than you may think to grow lettuces, mesclun mixes, and other edible leaves such as chervil, arugula, and endive. B…

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5 Plants You Can Grow from Your Garbage!

Instead of throwing out the undesirable ends of freshly chopped organic veggies, why not put them to use! Americans throw away billions of dollars of food every year, so get the most for your money. M…

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Yam and Avocado Sandwich

Recipe: Yam Sandwich From: Toni Okamoto at†Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on†Facebook and†Twitter! A few years ago I worked at a restaurant in Sacramento, CA called Sugar Plum Vegan and they …

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6 Tips to Get the Most Nutrition Out of Your Produce

OK, so I posted on Eating on the Wild Side by Jo Robinson a few months back, but as I continue to read this well-researched and exceptionally insightful book I am struck by the wealth of tips and tech…

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Bean, Avocado and Tomato Salad

Itís getting warmer outside, so it's a great time for salad meals. This refreshing salad has three types of beans and a light, wonderful dressing. Itís delish! Salad: Ĺ head red leaf lettuce, wa…

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8 Healthiest Leafy Greens

  All leafy greens are not created equal. And, sadly, the most popular greens in the United States aren't even close to being the most nutritious. So what should you replace your iceberg lettu…

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This Food Has 180 Times the Fluoride of Drinking Water

Photo Courtesy Of:† iStockphoto/Thinkstock Jeff Green has been an activist in the movement to eliminate toxic fluoride from your water supply for the past 15 years. With more than 60 percent of U.…

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Try New Varieties in Your Garden

One of my favorite aspects of gardening is trying new things Iíve never grown (or maybe even never eaten) before. In Triumphant Turnipis, youíll find variety recommendations for all turnip types, i…

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Antioxidants: Plant vs. Animal Foods

In the beginning, blueberries were the best. Then walnuts took the title, then wild blueberries took it back. Then small red beans were considered the #1 most antioxidant-packed food (that is, until h…

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A Super-Simple Way to Grow Food: Start a Bag Garden

I'm all for planting in well-worked, well-maintained garden beds, but because of busy schedules and limited growing space, that isn't an option for everyone. If you've been thinking of taking the plun…

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